“In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.” ~Henri Cartier-Bresson

Marilyn Lamoreux explores the magical, mysterious and wonderful aspects of the seemingly mundane through the lens of the camera. She strives to reveal beauty, grace, joy, and ordinary miracles in her photographs.

Her fine art photographs have been exhibited in several Minneapolis area coffee shops, Edina Art Center, One Yoga Studio, First Universalist Church in Minneapolis, and Unity Church St. Paul.

After a 25 year career as a software engineer in the Minneapolis area, Marilyn picked up her camera full-time and began refining her photographic skills and artistry through making countless photographs of people and places and attending many photography workshops and classes.

Marilyn’s fine art photography is an exercise in marrying her ongoing practice of presence and meditation with photography. Listening and seeing with her heart, she seeks to reveal the true essence of that which she photographs.

Marilyn explores the idea that beauty is everywhere—in her photography and her own life. She lives with her husband Jon, and cat Gracie in Plymouth, MN. When not seeing the world through the lens of her camera she can be found cooking healthy food, writing in her blog, visiting her grandchildren, participating in women’s groups, and reading. Things she cannot live without include a strong cup of darjeeling tea every morning, a  bit of dark chocolate each day, and good friends and family who light up her life.

To make a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It’s a way of life.” ~ Henri Cartier-Bresson