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Dramatic Fine-Art Landscape Photography, Processing Instructions and Photography Tours by Daniel Laan.

The Mindfulness of Social Photo Sharing


Behind the Scenes - The making of a Landscape Photograph. Every now and then, Laanscapes discusses how the scenes came into being. This blog is a chronicle of some of the best making-ofs.

The Mindfulness of Social Photo Sharing

Daniel Laan

Leo Babauta, the creator of Zen Habits, touched upon a deep-rooted aspect of our daily lives in this short story. As he hiked across the Sierra Nevada and came across a scene of great beauty, he found himself wanting to share what he saw. So what is this urge to share and does it add value to our life? Are we better off without it?