Broken Light: A Photography Collective

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Volcanoscape

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: “This photo was taken on the Island of Hawaii. The volcano symbolizes destruction and rebirth, and this aftermath is strangely beautiful. The sky is still blue, the land will heal, and there is always hope for a new day.”

Find more from Leya at her blog.

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10 comments on “Volcanoscape

  1. Hodgepodge 4 the Soul™
    February 16, 2015

    Indeed, there is something very therapeutic to photography…

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  2. johngevans13
    February 16, 2015

    Definitely there is always hope in a new day! Beautiful description of a beautiful photograph….

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  3. Truthseeker247
    February 16, 2015

    Truly a gorgeous photo – so bright and lovely blue tones!!

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  4. The Professionally Depressed Professional
    February 16, 2015

    Beautiful image indeed. Thanks for posting!

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  5. Diana Perkins
    February 17, 2015

    The color within your photo and what is symbolizes rings true for those who view hopelessness in the midst of their illnesses. The blue sky is so beautiful, and the ash so dark … knowing that the land will heal itself is pure nature.

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  6. natuglen
    February 17, 2015

    Exiting colours, exiting photo!

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  7. eLPy
    February 18, 2015

    Fabulous shot. I love the energy and brightness of the sky contrasted against the hard dark foreground. Really nice. 🙂

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  8. Ulkar Alakbarova
    February 18, 2015

    Beautiful!

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  9. autisticaplanet
    March 2, 2015

    Reblogged this on autisticaplanet blogs and commented:
    Serene and surreal photo. I love variations on everyday things.

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  10. autisticaplanet
    March 2, 2015

    Reblogged this on autisticaplanet blogs and commented:
    Serene and surreal photo. I love variations on everyday things.

    Like

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