Mirror photography is much more than photographing a reflection; it produces a visual alchemy that combines the physical world with that of the great mystery. Photographing with mirrors allows me to see the world in a different light and capture some element that remains hidden in straight photography. The use of elongation in indigenous and Western art has long been an archetype for the unconscious. Following in this tradition, I use my mirror to shine into the internal deep spaces where we universally connect to something greater.
The Mystics and Healers Portfolio photographed between 1994-1995 grew out of a personal spiritual quest. I interviewed people from various traditions and asked them for messages to guide and inspire the youth of the world. These images along with their statements are the result of my journey.