The Path

Photo taken by contributor Hank Shaw, a writer and amateur photographer who has had several family members who have struggled with serious depression. He lost a brother to suicide in 1984.

About this photo: “This photo was taken in Rochester, NY. It captures the fact that life is a path through beauty and danger.”


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  1. This is just so incredibly beautiful, Hank! You are talented! I love the way light and dark co-exist as illumination. The path is enchanting and at the same time unclear and uncertain. Mental illness can be so hard on our loved ones, who inevitably end up shouldering so much of the burden and the struggle. I am inspired by how you have utilized your creative talents to process the loss you have experienced. I can not fathom what that is like and i am so sorry you know that kind of grief. Sending you abundant love, light and healing. And thank you for sharing your story; a story that is not easy to talk about.

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  2. This looks like a painting. However you did this I would sure like to know! 🙂 I am also sorry you have to know the loss of family in the manner you have. God makes this journey called life bearable.


  3. Thanks so much for the kind comments like many others on this site I find photography to be great therapy. Ps on technical issues I like to use iPhone apps like brushstroke and icolorama .

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