Experience the World from a New Perspective
In these workshops you’ll use your camera as a tool to quiet the busy mind by focusing on the exquisite beauty of the present moment. While exploring some of the PNW’s most striking scenery, we’ll practice a variety of mindfulness techniques, gently leading you into the art of seeing deeply. You’ll experience both the inner and outer world from a new perspective, leaving with tools that enhance your life and photography.
No Photography Experience Required
Accessible to all levels of photographer, even those who rarely take photos. Cell-phone cameras are encouraged! This is NOT a technical “how to use a camera” workshop. It’s about gaining real-world techniques to calm the busy mind and be present in the moment. In the process, your photographs will improve organically.
About Your Mindfulness Leaders
Your guides for this mindfulness exploration are Dara Wagner of @The.Mindful.Lens and Diana Scheel of Cat in the Moon Photography.
Dara Wagner is a Reiki Master specializing in meditative and other transformative processes. She developed The Mindful Lens technique organically during a three-year experiment in ways to become acutely focused on the present moment and saying “yes” to life.
Diana Scheel is a professional photographer on a personal journey of self awareness and transformation. She has traveled all over the world with her camera and specializes in portrait and fine art photography.
Preregistration is Mandatory. Reserve your spot today by clicking HERE
Our Event will be an Extra-Low Tide Beach Exploration at Brackett’s Landing in Edmonds!
Edmonds is located about 30 minutes North of downtown Seattle and 20 minutes South of downtown Everett, depending on traffic.
Brackett’s Landing North and South
Railroad Avenue and Main Street
Edmonds WA, 98020
Meet on the Southwest corner of Railroad and Main streets, just south of the ferry terminal entrance. Parking is available at the Edmonds Senior Center on Railroad Ave., south of the ferry, and at Brackets Landing North on Railroad Ave. just north of the ferry. On-street parking also is available.
During this minus-tide event, areas usually under water will be explored, including under the ferry dock, the rocky jetty to the north and the sand dunes. Expect to see colorful starfish, anemones and other sea life exposed by the rare, extra-low tide, while you learn meditative and mindfulness tools you can use in your photography and daily life.
Purchase your ticket today by clicking HERE
ACCESSIBILITY: Generally easy. The sandy beach slopes gently from street to water. May involve 3-6 stairs or navigating over and around occasional driftwood or rocks. Exploration of more challenging surroundings and wading in the shallow tidal areas is up to the individual.
HEAVY RAIN MAKE-UP DATE: May 19, 2019 – 10 am to 1 pm
CAMERA REQUIREMENTS: None! Cell phone or point and shoot are fine. If you have a fancier camera we will suggest you put it on auto mode. This event is about learning to see from a new perspective, not about camera technology.
GENERAL: Please wear appropriate footwear. Beach trips usually involve wet feet.
Please bring water. Snacks are optional, but recommended.
CHILDREN: Children 14 and older are welcome and will require their own ticket.
PETS: Service animals, as recognized by ADA official guidelines, are welcome. Otherwise, NO pets, please.
CANCELLATIONS: This event will be cancelled only in the case of heavy rain. No cancellation for light or intermittent rain. If you are unable to attend the rain date, your ticket will be credited toward another event.