Typically when I meditate, I [crudely] try to focus on breathing, on observing sensations throughout my body. Usually this is done with eyes closed; we are such visual creatures that in order to tune into the body we must tune out our field of view.
This picture was taken on top of a boulder, where I spent about 15 minutes meditating with my eyes open. I stared straight ahead at a particular spot, and remained perfectly still as the sun and wind struck the leaves in the forest.
As time passed, and I tuned in to nothing but peripheral vision, I went on a mildly hallucinogenic trip. It was really worthwhile, I'll make sure to do it again someday.