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Richard F. O'Connor
Artist | Professional | Photography
United States
Nature photographer in Cottonwood, Arizona.

My wife Leda, and I, Theo, found our partnership originally to center on practicing and teaching the message of awakening through the masterwork called A Course in Miracles. We picked up a simple digital camera several years ago to bring with us to Europe, where we had been invited to teach. That little camera sparked in both of us a memory of our joy of photography. Unbeknownst to us, we had stepped through the doorway into a brand new endeavor; finding and capturing instants of light with our camera.

Soon after we discovered this amazing artists' community - deviantart. Here we have received the feedback and assistance to help us grow as photographers and to strengthen our love for the art - and for this I am very grateful. Thank you all!

To love beauty is to see light. ~Victor Hugo

“A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever
recognize it?” ~Ernst Haas

Light glorifies everything. It transforms and ennobles the most commonplace and ordinary subjects.
The object is nothing; light is everything. ~Leonard Misonne

Some photographers take reality... and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation. ~Ansel Adams


Rocky Swirls by papatheo
Rocky Swirls
We took the afternoon guided photography tour at Lower Antelope Canyon. The Navajo guides were attentive, friendly and really helped us have a great time.
Painted Desert Morning by papatheo
Painted Desert Morning
Once the heavy cloud cover broke we were in business until evening... with spectacular skies and many overviews of spectacular western scenery.  Painted Desert; Petrified Forest National Park; Arizona.  10 image panorama.
Only for a Moment by papatheo
Only for a Moment
This young male Rufous hummingbird is one of six types of seasonal visitors in our area. Photographed on a warm summer evening in Sedona, Arizona. Natural light plus three strobes.
Just This Instant by papatheo
Just This Instant
This is a male Rufous Hummingbird... one of six types of visiting hummingbirds at the moment. Late day light with strobes... Sedona, Arizona.


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