The purpose of this thesis will be to try to share with you an energy and character that I find in trees, in the earth, in the qualities of light, in the intimacy of houses and yards. There is a simple yet deep-running link between our created spaces (our homes) and the spirit and body of the woods. I feel a strong kinship between myself and the land that produced me- -a super-blood tie, a joining from long ago--that transcends anthropocentric thought and concern. I want to know that link, to be at ease with the earth and to extend this rapport as a way of understanding my sentiments about home and emotionally secure territories.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Photography of trees
Department, Program, or Center
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (CIAS)
Vitone, Joseph, "Natural shelters, habitable landscapes" (1983). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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