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Peace in Nature

Photo taken by contributor autisticaplanet, a woman in her thirties who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog to pass along lifelong lessons to help those, adults in particular, dealing with Asperger’s. She hopes to help neurotypical people better understand the “complexities within the complexities” of autism spectrum disorders. She has had a passion for capturing images since childhood, when her father bought her a Kodak 110 on vacation. She’s been told that she sees and captures what others overlook or miss. Her work has been featured in the Daily Herald as well as the MAAP Newsletter, a publication for those with ASD and those who love them.

About this photo: “​This​ photograph of a fisherman casting his line in a creek was taken in Sleepy Hollow, IL at Jelkie Creek. I was excited to get a silhouette photograph. To me, this is a perfect illustration about being at peace in nature, forsaking the technology and noise for awhile and enjoying God’s tremendous gifts.”

More from autisticaplanet at her website.


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6 comments on “Peace in Nature

  1. Mary Van
    June 19, 2014

    Wow! Gorgeous photo! I love the colors of the sun set


  2. Oshin Singal
    June 19, 2014

    This is beautiful!


  3. BookOfPain
    June 19, 2014

    I could weep for the beauty of this photograph…


  4. Really nicely done photo.


  5. lancechilders
    June 20, 2014

    the act of photographing calms be down, not to mention looking at them later. nice sunset.


  6. sheketechad
    June 22, 2014

    Beautiful capture!


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