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meditation, taken 2017-05-09 || Canon Canon EOS 6D | 24mm | 1/400s @ f/5

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.