For this global nomad, botany buff and blossoming novelist, a picture says…

The Displaced Nation

Cinda 1000 Words CollageWelcome to our monthly series “A picture says…”, created to celebrate expats and other global residents for whom photography is a creative outlet. The series host is English expat, blogger, writer, world traveler and photography enthusiast James King, who thinks of a camera as a mirror with memory. If you like what you see here, be sure to check out his blog, Jamoroki.

My guest this month is Cinda MacKinnon, an American who grew up overseas and is the author of an award-winning novel set in one of her former homes, Colombia. Called A Place in the World, the book was featured almost exactly a year ago on the Displaced Nation.

Cinda shoots mainly “macro” (extremely close up) pictures, a habit she developed because of her interest in nature and plants—especially wildflowers. A writer, former university lecturer, and environmental scientist, Cinda is trained…

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4 thoughts on “For this global nomad, botany buff and blossoming novelist, a picture says…

  1. What a terrific interview, Cinda. It’s always lovely to get to know more about a writer through the lens of someone else’s eyes, and James asked some intriguing questions.
    Also, your flower photography is truly spectacular!
    Congrats on a flattering piece.

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    • Hi Shelley – thanks for stopping by. I’m pleased that people like my flower photos ( sometimes I ask myself why I do it – mostly for me, but it is nice to share and bask in praise!).
      James is really good at interviews – a regular feature of his.


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