“The human soul is hungry for beauty; we seek it everywhere – in landscape, music, art, clothes, furniture, gardening, companionship, love, religion, and in ourselves. No one would desire not to be beautiful. When we experience the beautiful, there is a sense of homecoming.”
-John O’Donohue

Lara Gowder | Sony a850, 24-70mm 2.8, 1/4000m f4.5, ISO 250

Brenda Acuncius | Canon 5D Mark II, 85mm, 1/500, f3.2, ISO 800

Kate Bragg | Canon 5D Mark III, LensBaby Composer Pro with Edge 50 Optic, 1/320, f4.5, ISO 250

Melinda Meredith | Sony RX100 V, 1/2500, f4.0, ISO 125

Kristina Gorokhova | Canon 6D, 24-70mm, 1/4000, f3.2, ISO 200

Lenka Vodicka of Lenkaland Photography | Canon 5D Mark III, Sigma Art 35mm, 1/4000, f2.8, ISO 640

Wendy Bickis Photography | Nikon D750, 24mm Sigma Art, 1/400, f8.0

Ann Mangum Photography | Nikon D700, Nikon 24-70mm 2.8, 1/160, f18, ISO 2400

Lexi Brenner | Nikon D700, Lensbaby Edge 80 / Composer Pro, 1/200, f2.8, ISO 2500

Karen Vlasak | Canon 5D Mark III, Sigma Art 35mm 1.4, 1/60, f22, ISO 640

Heather Eijzenga of Little Bird Photography | Canon 5D Mark III, Sigma 50mm, 1/160, f13, ISO 320