Zen and the art of photography

Driven by a passion for photography and a fascination with the Zen Buddhist philosophy, the author conceptually and experientially examines the relationship between Zen Buddhism and the art of photography. Among the subjects discussed: What is the relationship between haiku and photography? What is the relationship between the mind of the photographer while creating a photograph and the Zen concept of the Empty Mind? What role does intuition and feeling play inphotography? In Zen? Through examination of these concepts and relationships, the author explains the heightened awareness, joy, and enlightenment he has experienced through photography and suggests ways that others may share inthe creative process.