January 14th, 2019
Newton Senior Center
Photo by Suzanne Merritt
8 Universal Archetypes of Beauty
"Flow-tography is the joyful experience of photographing the beauty of your life.
It starts with a simple idea."
Before you can photograph beauty you need to experience it. So the more deeply you experience a moment of beauty, the more likely you are to capture essence of that moment. Over the past 25 years Suzanne has figured out a few practices that can help you do this by choice rather than by chance.
Newton Senior Center
345 Walnut Street
Newton, MA 02460
Enter by the back door. Take steps (or elevator) up to the main floor and turn left. The meeting room is on the left. Parking is on streets around Newton Senior Center.
Suzanne Merritt Bio
Founder Curious Soul Photo School
Suzanne lives in Boston where she has a studio at the Boston Center for the Arts and runs the Curious Soul Photo School.
After earning a Masters Degree in Aesthetic Education, (the Art & Science of Beauty) from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. She moved to New England taking a job as the assistant director of education at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA. She then worked at a world wide marketing job with Polaroid Corporation including starting the Polaroid Creativity Lab cited in Fast Company Magazine and the Wall Street Journal.
After leaving Polaroid she built her own creativity consulting business, Ideas With Merritt. For the past 20 years she has traveled globally leading creativity and innovation training programs and making keynote speeches using her photography as a tool to inspire creative thinking.
Now she combines her years as a professional trainer in creativity, her Masters Degree in Aesthetics, and 30 years as a photographer, to guide Curious Souls on a fresh approach to taking better pictures. Currently she travels around the world leading retreats based on her most recent book, Flow-tography: The Curious Soul’s Guide to Intuitive Photography. This is the foundation of all the programs offered through our school.
Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont Street
m: 617 669 1359