Lauri Gwilt

To Love Humanity Again

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To Love Humanity Again

by Lauri Gwilt
June 15, 2017

The day 81-year-old Romek (Robbie) Waisman boarded the plane and occupied the seat next to me is a day I will remember forever. He had a kind face and a gentle way about him that instantly put me at ease. As we settled in for the long flight I noticed his b... Read more

Of Life and Lens

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Of Life and Lens

by Lauri Gwilt
April 28, 2017

He’s 98½ years old, and just walked in the door for lunch after mowing his neighbour’s lawn. His neighbour is 75. A moment later his 90-year-old bride of 68 years opens the oven door, releasing the soul-filling aroma of freshly baked buns... Read more

Life's Twists and Turns

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Life's Twists and Turns

by Lauri Gwilt
March 26, 2017

  The last time I saw him we were just eighteen years old. It was graduation day, and I remember our conversation like it was yesterday. We didn’t tend to run in the same crowd, but on this celebratory day he and I found ourselves s... Read more

In All Seriousness

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In All Seriousness

by Lauri Gwilt
February 26, 2017

Oh... those delicious moments of uninhibited silliness and play. Ridiculous expressions, goofy voices. The throw your head back, deep belly laugh, dance like no one’s watching kind of moments when we’re... Read more

On My Knees in Fascination

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On My Knees in Fascination

by Lauri Gwilt
December 31, 2016

The wakeup call. Until it makes its dramatic entrance, our days, months, and even years rhythmically chug along on auto-pilot, each one closely resembling the one before. And then we get the news.... Read more

It's a Cull-ossal Truth!

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It's a Cull-ossal Truth!

by Lauri Gwilt
November 4, 2016

If a cartoon illustrator attempted to capture my life as it has looked over the last year, they’d sketch my rump sticking up in the air with my head buried deep in closets, drawers, and cupboards. The next panel you’d see gadgets and gizmos and... Read more

The Story You Dearly Want to Write

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The Story You Dearly Want to Write

by Lauri Gwilt
September 13, 2016

Photographers are storytellers. Whether we’ve been hired to tell someone else’s story, or we capture images that tell our own, our stories are being told through the lens at a rate that no other generation has experienced to date; smartph... Read more

In The Midst of All the Bad

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In The Midst of All the Bad

by Lauri Gwilt
June 12, 2016

Intolerance. Guns. Hatred.  A few weeks ago a participant pulled me aside to share with me how timely the information in our session was for her and her healing process. Just weeks earlier she and her family had been hel... Read more

Love Where You Live

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Love Where You Live

by Lauri Gwilt
May 15, 2016

Love where you live. Not a day goes by that I don’t hear someone express their gratitude, either in person or on social media, for where they live. A camera is never far from reach in these technological times, and thanks to social media... Read more

Seeing in Potential

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Seeing in Potential

by Lauri Gwilt
April 16, 2016

It never, EVER stops. No matter where I am, no matter what I’m doing, no matter who I’m with, I see potential photographs everywhere. Even if I don’t have a camera in my hand I snap pictures of light dancing on landscapes and people with m... Read more