Broken Light: A Photography Collective

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Hawaiian Orchids

Photo taken by contributor Leya, a single mother working in the mental health field. Leya has a child with multiple barriers, including severe anxiety. She also grew up in a highly anxious household with a family that experienced significant historical trauma. Leya believes that the key to our collective functioning is finding ways to calm our overactive minds. For her, that includes walks in nature, photography, poetry, painting, cooking, dance and yoga. She primarily photographs nature and historic sites that grab her and convey a story of emotion or sheer beauty.

About this photo: “From my trip to Hawaii. The magical combination of vibrant colours captures the transformation from darkness to vibrant, vivid light!

Find more from Leya at her blog.

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2 comments on “Hawaiian Orchids

  1. shanechall
    November 9, 2014

    The white areas are just a entrancing at the colors.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. autisticaplanet
    November 10, 2014

    Very vibrant and cheerful photo!

    Like

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