Yogi Art: Todd Smith Photography [Calendars, Cards and Prints + Promo.]

Via on Dec 16, 2009

by Sarah Miller
Picture 13“Meditation and art are deeply connected for me.  The more clear my meditations become the more clearly I see the world.  The more blissful I become, the more I see that joy in everything.  I have a love affair with wisdom, truth and beauty.“ –Todd Smith

As a yogi and professional photographer, Todd Smith easily gets inspiration from his natural surroundings. Intricate leaf images, beautiful landscapes and spiritual settings, are expressions of this connection he feels to the world.

Picture 12Todd admittedly uses his inner bliss to create meaning through his art. “I have to find some reason to justify my happiness, you know.  When I find a gorgeous landscape or a delicate flower or a tender slice of life I feel lucky to be alive. To have a habit of going out to look for beauty brings me lots of energy.”

He truly has a gift of capturing a moment, a message and a fleeting feeling through his photography. Often these moments are captured suddenly and spontaneously. “My best shots are when I respond instinctively to what I see… The more I trust my intuition, the more lucky I get.

Picture 10Admittedly, his meditation practice helps him flourish as an artist. Enlivening his spirit seems to enliven his ability to create, witness and capture the delight of his surroundings. You can capture this bliss through his prints, calendars and cards- available through his website www.toddsmithphotography.com

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About Saraswati J.

Saraswati J. is a Jyotish Coach and Consultant, bridging ancient wisdom with a Body-centered approach to Expressive Art Therapy. Her Jyotish work is especially well suited to the extra sensitive artists, mystics and healers---and those looking for insights for their dharmic path. Check out her website and find her on Facebook. Additionally, she creates unique adornments with the urban goddess in mind. Check out her jewelry at Swati Jr* Jewelry {Be A Goddess. Be Adorned.} #BeAGoddess and also on Facebook.

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One Response to “Yogi Art: Todd Smith Photography [Calendars, Cards and Prints + Promo.]”

  1. Thanks for this beautiful piece, Sarah, and thanks for your wonderful photography, Todd.

    I'm fascinated by this connection between art and spirituality. I wrote a short poem about it, in which I encourage everyone to see and think like an artist, even if they're not one:

    "Your Next Masterpiece" http://wp.me/PlUox-pD

    Bob Weisenberg
    http://YogaDemystified.com

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