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Traveling Light: Chasing an Illuminated Life
Traveling Light is the personal story of Deborah DeWit Marchant's fascination with the power and mystery of light and her passionate search to capture that mystery with her camera. As she travels across the United States and through such countries as Scotland, France, and Western Australia, she photographs the atmosphere of a place--landscapes and interiors. DeWit Marchant ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published October 16th 2006 by William, James & Co.
(first published May 2003)
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This beautiful beautiful small book depicts a woman's journey from searching youth to her more settled inner world of middle age.... This woman is one of my favorite note-card artists.... I have followed and adored her work for over twenty years.... and then I found some time back, that she is also a gifted photographer and that light, it luminosity, beautiful transient, ephemeral qualities, life-giving properties, and a million other gifts is her source of all things.... I read it in one sittin ...more
I read this book at exactly the right time. An honest, beautifully rendered essay and collection of photos. As an artist myself, who also spent a lot of time on the road, I found it fulfilling and moving to see how someone else made sense of her art and life in this way as well. Honest without being over-focused on herself, lovely without going too far afield--this little treasure is one I'll read again and again and likewise give as a gift to my artist friends. A rare jewel.