Buildings old and new, a wet road on a rainy night, and a decaying pile of scrap metal are just some of the things that inspire me to take photographs. Through the lens I have discovered the rich world of color, shape, patterns, and texture that surrounds me and have found beauty in both the ordinary and the extraordinary. I am primarily interested in subjects which were constructed by humans as well as the interplay between these artifacts and the natural environment. Photography is a meditative process for me whereby the images are revealed through mindful observation as opposed to being constructed or staged. Through my photographs I hope to inspire others to cultivate their own sense of mindful awareness and observe patterns and relationships present within their own environments.

My images are currently copyrighted, however, if you are interested in using an image please let me know as I will be happy to license images an individual basis under the Creative Commons license . Prints of images will be available to order online soon.

When I’m not behind the lens I can be found blogging on technology, creativity and just about everything else in between on my personal site or on Twitter.

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    moriza says:

    "I adore the sensitivity that comes out of every single pictures taken by Amy. Inspirational."

    November 6th, 2007

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    Old Stone Photography says:

    "An inspiration to look at the world more closely, and to see beauty in the details."

    December 6th, 2006

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    *sean says:

    "i feel drawn into your pictures and your style and composition renders me speechless. you capture the situation, essence, and beauty of your subjects perfectly. amazing."

    November 27th, 2006

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    Kalabird says:

    "Amy's photographs are always a colorful and unique expression of the amazing world around her. Her macro images of urban decay are some of my favorites and I love the unusual and creative techniques she uses to capture the everyday, regardless of whether she's playing in Kingston or in Peru. I never know what to expect when I visit her stream, but it's always guaranteed that I'll be forced to stretch my imagination to keep up with her perspective and photography."

    August 14th, 2006

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    deserted frogs says:

    "I'm a big fan of Amy's photos - she has a fantastic eye for patterns and colours, consistently creating images of stunning clarity and simplicity, an incredibly difficult thing to do in itself. I hope it comes across as the compliment it's meant to be when I say Amy's photos are my visual palette cleanser and caffeine kick combined!"

    May 25th, 2006

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    gordasm says:

    "Amy's got a great eye when it comes to presenting the everyday world as a fine art abstract."

    May 8th, 2006

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    Dan Zen says:

    "Classical compositions creatively cropped correlating contradictions colors columns crepuscular clouds clairvoyant crevices cumulating beauty"

    January 31st, 2006

Amy Allcock
January 2005
Ottawa, Canada
I am:
Amy Allcock