For many years people have commented about my wonderful life, traveling all over the world making beautiful photographs.  The truth is... I am a missionary.  My mission is to be one of the caretakers of our world.  I will work at this mission by raising the awareness of as many people as possible.  Awareness of how beautiful and important our planet is.  It is a living-breathing organism.  The American Indians knew that over a thousand years ago and taught it to their children.  Because there are so many of us now living in this technological era of rapid change, we must not only think of earth as 'mother earth' but also as brother, sister, father and lover earth.  We won't make it without her support and she won't make it without ours.

She speaks to us in many languages.  The language of wind, rain, bird song, and a silence so profound, it encourages us to reach into the transcendental to seek the source of that silence.

My desire is to reach as many people as possible and convert them into also being a caretaker.  On the one hand it doesn't take much convincing and yet there are many people who resist it.  But watching the golden leaves fall like snow flakes, watching the waves, listening to nature, sensing nature, all of it stirs within us the call.  The call to join with nature and recognize our true selves.

 My way of reaching people is through my photographs.

Raising consciousness occurs at the moment of recognition. 

We are what we see

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Follow Ron through his Events, Lectures & Photo Tours

Ron will be at the New England Camera Club Conference at the Campus Center of UMass at Amherst from July 14th through the 16th. Visit him at the Strabo Photo Tour booth.

Come to wish Ron a Happy Birthday at the opening of his new exhibition:

Myth & Legend: Sacred Sites From Around the World

New Era Gallery in Vinalhaven, Maine

Then return to Vinalhaven in September to join Ron for his unique and special Infrared workshopClick here for more details...

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Just released ... "Emptiness"

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"Emptiness sounded like a good title for this new book with Ron Rosenstock, the American master photographer whose life quest has been to expose with his lens those prayerful moments that illumine themselves in haiku" - Gabriel Rosenstock

Click here to read the review of "Emptiness"
in The Irish Times.

"Emptiness", a collaborative digital work of text and image that draws out what lies 'between the finite and the infinite'. The scenes captured through Ron's photography, devoid of human figures, allow us to re-engage with these environments through the unique moments of stillness which photography and poetry allow.  In turns meditative and precise, the haiku form, composed in Irish and English by Gabriel Rosenstock and accompanied by Japanese translations by Mariko Sumikura, enables Gabriel to explore these scenes for their traces of history and the revelations which can be attained from them, extending across languages and landscapes.

From the Photographic Shop

The Invisible Light by Ron Rosenstock

Featured in numerous photographic art websites, The Invisible Light is a stunning book of my infrared photographs with poetry by the incredible Irish poet Gabriel Rosenstock.  It contains 25 infrared images with Gabriel's poems in English, Irish, Spanish and Japanese.  It is a very special book to me, and I hope it will be for you as well.

Every copy is personally signed.

Inspirations: Photographs of Iceland

This incredible hardcover book of 54 photographs by Ron Rosenstock accompanies his exhibit at The National Museum of Iceland in Reykjavik, Iceland.  It includes black and white as well as infrared images from years of journeys around the geothermal island.