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Stories Captured Stories Told

“Ito’s black-and-white photographs offer a chronicle of one woman’s journey to expand her humanity. … an important contribution to the museum’s growing collection of documentary photography,” said Susan Fisher Sterling, Chief Curator http://www.nmwa.org.   To leaf through Cherel Ito’s book … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in the Everyday

“Get up early to take photos of the marketplace…melons, pears, fish…bought bread from back seat of a car from a very happy man.” ~ Cherel Ito Many artists are stereo-typically said to be self absorbed in themselves and their craft, … Continue reading

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Open Doors and Open Heart

“The flowers in your eyes are more beautiful than those in the fields.” ~ Cherel Ito  From this quotation, it would seem that Cherel Ito was seduced by her subject’s eyes. However, it was not the eyes that held mystery … Continue reading

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In Good Company

“Such energy and peace and steady with life. The rhythms feel good” ~ Cherel Ito  People travel in circles. Our careers, interests and hobbies, often determine our company of friends and associates. Our attraction to others can bring both positive … Continue reading

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Character Adds Strength

“I still find Japan hard to describe. It is more like praying.” ~ Cherel Ito  Nine days before catastrophic events hit Japan, a blog entitled “Harmony among People” was featured on this blog site Through the Lens of Her Camera: … Continue reading

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Harmony among People

 “My photography is committed to the discovery of the basic spirit of human beings in their natural environment.” ~ Cherel Ito  Cherel Ito’s photography is retained in a permanent collection in the National Museum of Women in the Arts in … Continue reading

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A Sociological Study in Cultures

“There aren’t as many unanswerables as one might think. Thought in it’s purest form is a basis for sanity, curiosity, awareness.” ~ Cherel Ito   The book Through the Lens of Her Camera is a study in sociology, of sorts. This … Continue reading

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