This book is a personal journey, a celebration of my first year in artistic photography.
These are the beginning places for that journey. Many of these locations, I have explored since childhood. In photography, my goal has been to illicit that child's sense of wonder and exploration, to recover the freshness of being in the world, and to pay homage to both light and darkness.
Sean Hawley is an amateur photographer and a professional network engineer. Raised in the St. Louis area, Sean spent many days of his childhood exploring the wooded and rugged lands to the west and south, and deep into the Ozark Mountains of Missouri. Sean continues to reside near St. Louis with his wife and two sons.
Beginning Places Published November 22, 2010