The Path to Your Own Style

Accomplishing expressive photography and developing your own photographic style cannot be learned by following a recipe, just as there is no recipe for meditation. Nevertheless, I would like to offer an instructional guide that provides tangible tips for interested readers. Of course, if this does not interest you, you can simply skip this chapter.

Step 1: 20-Minute Meditation

Meditate as outlined in Chapter 4, “The Practice of Zazen.” For at least 20 minutes, allow your mind to become as empty of thoughts as possible.

Step 2: Where is Your Place?

Refer to Chapter 15, “Inner and Outer Landscapes.” Allow yourself at least half an hour, lie down on a blanket, and relax in silence or with meditative music. Once you ...

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