Piece description from the artist

I couldn't wait for spring. But it sure seemed to be taking its sweet time to get here. Snow was sparse that year, so the nature sanctuary had been dressed in sepia for weeks. What could there possibly be to photograph? It's been said that the best way to cure a somber mood is to look up. Perhaps I remembered that phrase as I tromped through last year's grass, because that's just what I did. There it was – a striking, windblown sky – stacks of brown-tinged clouds with slivers of purplish-gray peeking through. A daguerrotype of someone's cherished spot. Sepia was the perfect color after all.

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About Morgan Leigh Mckenna

Colorado, CO

Morgan McKenna is a fine art photographer known for intimate landscapes, water close-ups, mystical tree images, ethereal flowers, and meditative pattern photography. Considered one of the pioneers of the intentional camera movement (ICM), McKenna’s ICM images are known for their detail, painterly feel, and artful composition.
McKenna’s background as a musician comes through in her meticulous choice of subjects, the way she frames and times each image, and her discipline of seasoned technical practices from camera to editing room.

McKenna's highest goal is to be present and collaborate with what wants to happen through her camera. There is an essence of a scene that comes together beyond what any photographer can imagine. Surrendering to that essence (what McKenna calls, "the soul of a moment") is as much a spiritual practice as it is artistic.
McKenna’s pieces have been highlighted by national card companies, including Hallmark and Beautyway. In 2013, Laguna Beach Art Magazine named her one of "twenty artists you should know.” She offers fine art prints as well as finished works on a variety of media including non-glare metal, luminous acrylic, art papers, and canvas. All treatments are archival.

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