— air, earth, fire, water, the phenomena of lightning, natural, atmospheric, meteorological, environmental, and climatic expressions.
Galisteo Storm..NM.1 2017
Samuel’s instrument is her camera and over a period of eight years, from California and New Mexico to the mysteries of Ireland she has captured the purity and emotional gravity of our world.
Galisteo Basin.NM.5 2017
Lakes of Killarney.Ireland.1 2017
"Her Elementals – sweeping, saturated landscapes – are also portraits of places dear to her heart.
“It doesn’t matter how you capture an image, as long as you have something to say,” she said.
"Whether it’s California, New Mexico, Ireland or here, I look for the vibe that makes a place different.
The land speaks to us, you know."
Deborah Samuel is a Canadian legend. Hallelujah!"
Janet Davies - Watershed Magazine, Canada
Lake Ontario. Canada.1 2017
Muckross Lake.Ireland.2 2015
Her exploration is all about emotional contact.
In skepticism and wonder, her Elementals series reflect the ‘wonders’ of life’s fragility, transience and persistence of vision.
Shannon. River.Ireland.4 2016
Rossbeigh Beach.Ireland.10 2015
Galisteo Road.NM.1 2016
Plaza Blanco.NM.1 2019
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