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Healing Art Photography and Fine Art Gifts

I believe in the healing power of nature. If we take a moment to immerse ourselves in an image of nature we will feel rejuvenated, renewed and revived. Studies have shown that what we look at not just affects our mood, but also how we relate to others and our attention to detail. So if your feeling stressed, run down or just deserve a break, look at the images under "Healing Art" and immerse yourself in them.
My new line of photo gifts enables you to have Healing Art with you wherever you go and also to give as gifts to those who may not be into wall art.

The photogifts include watches, clocks, clothing, hip flasks,keyrings, usb sticks, phone covers, ipad covers,kindle covers, cushions, cards, stickers and so much more. Click on the tab that says Photo Gifts to see them all.

I send out an e-newsletter to anyone who wants one, including a free monthly image to use as a screensaver or desktop image to help in your healing and to lower your overall stress levels. I also let you know what I am up to and include any specials or coupons. To subscribe please send me an email at with "Subscribe" in the subject line.

About Me

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Hi, I am a photographer & mixed media artist who has learnt the healing power of nature. I am also a Reiki master. I live with osteoarthritis & fibromyalgia, so live with constant pain. Nature & art have given me hope & help me to be grateful for life even such as it is. My desire is to help others on this journey and to help everyone to decrease their stress and increase their wellness through my "Healing Art". I have a blog at & my art is available for purchase as a gift to yourself or to others at I look forward to connecting with you & hope my images bring you peace, health & happiness in an imperfect world.
I also put out a newsletter each month in which I also give you access to a subscriber only section of my website. If you would like to receive this newsletter please sign up at
All my images are copywrite with all rights reserved.

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Christmas Time Again

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Friday, April 26, 2013

Albino Kangaroos

Have you ever seen an Albino Kangaroo? Click here to see them and sealions, koalas, kookaburras and an echidna -

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Backup or die

How many of you have thought, I should find ways to back up my work, but don't?

Or maybe you back up your work but there's no set way you do it, so it gets a bit hit and miss.

I am guilty of this, when I am on the road travelling I always back up and keep separate copies as the risk of theft or damage is high, but when I get home I get a bit lax.

Well there is a great new eBook out called, "Backup or die"

Sounds dramatic, but those of you who have seen the blue screen of  death or who have a hard drive fail know the sinking feeling of hours and hours if not months and even years of work going down the gurgler.

Apart from these things, there is also data corruption, disasters including fires and floods and even simple human error.

To keep your images or your work safe, you need at least 3 copies on 3 different hard drives, with one of those stored offsite.

That may sound expensive or complicated but these guys have worked it out for you....

The great news is that today is the launch of their book so if you get in quick you can get a discount of 40%, that's it's only US$23.00 but only available at this price for a limited time. A small price for insurance don't you think.

Click on the banner below and learn more. This small act of clicking the link could save your business and I can guarantee it will save you a lot of heartache.

Go on click it now.
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Monday, April 8, 2013

Freebies for everyone!!!

Don't you just love freebies and especially ones that interest you!!!
I have completely revamped my website and I'm excited about it so I want you all to go and have a look and 'like it" or G+ it so your friends know about it to.
I hate waiting till the end for the best bits, so here it is, there are freebies at the bottom of the new site at
Here's a snippet:

15 Tips for Better photography:

If you're just starting out, here are 15 important tips for getting better photos, every time.

Keep an eye on the weather

Weather conditions can play a big part in setting the mood of your shot. Rather than waiting for the bright light of the midday sun, a misty morning in a forest can be the perfect time of day for that mood-shot.

Take your time to choose the subject

Take your time to choose the subject, then spend time walking around the subject looking for the best angle and lighting.

Take your time to set up the shot

Don't be afraid to take your time to set up your shot. Although it can get a bit frustrating if you have your loved ones tagging along and they're sitting and waiting impatiently for 20 minutes for you to take a single shot of a piece of driftwood on the beach!

Don't always choose brightly-coloured subjects

Subjects with muted colours can sometimes produce excellent results. A field of wheat of similar yellow-brown colour can produce striking results when accompanied by a low-sun and long shadows....

Go to to read the full article.

I also have something very special happening under the Video blog..... so check it out and remember to add it to your bookmarks bar so you can be part of it......
Ever wanted to visit the horizontal falls, check out my video blog.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Mind Blowing

I  have something amazing to share with you all.

 I have heard about people seeing orbs, they appear to be different sized balls of energy or light that move around. Well a friend of mine has photographed some and asked me to come and sit amongst them.
Firstly let me say, although I very much believe in energy I also have a very logical mind. I had looked at her images and could not explain them, so to look for myself...WOW

 I met her and we walked out into the night. The energy was very much one of peace and tranquillity, it was a beautiful night with lots of stars and no moon. I talked to these apparently invisible balls and asked them to come and be with us. I noticed something move across the sky, but before I could focus on it it was gone, so out with the camera.

I put the camera on automatic and just started flashing away, at first nothing but black sky, then suddenly as I took the photo the air around us was filled with tiny lights, almost like a twinkling. We continued taking pics, when the twinkling was there I had orbs in my photo, when not I didn't.

I asked the beings if they were from the heavenly realm? and their numbers increased dramatically. I asked if they were physical beings passed over and there were none, I waited and asked again, are you an energy form that doesn't want to be pigeon holed? There were more and more of them.

 My friend and I began talking about a situation, talking about some negative stuff and the energy shifted. They had gone, you could feel it. I asked my friend, "Did you feel that?" She said "Yes, they all left"

 My friend and I began talking about a situation, talking about some negative stuff and the energy shifted. They had gone, you could feel it. I asked my friend, "Did you feel that?" She said "Yes, they all left"

Wow, I knew how important our words are but this was amazing. We apologized and sat for a while thinking thought of gratitude and love and they came back.

 Look at the images for yourself, the bigger the better. On some of them you can see the movement of the orbs, often in different directions to each other and others perfectly focused dead still in the same frame.

There are some coloured ones and some seem more transparent that others. I have done a closeup of two of them.

None of these have been p. I tried removing dust and scratches in photoshop, tried reducing noise, tried de speckle and they were still there. As you see in some of them they are quite thick and then in the next one there was none. With the two of us photographing we could take more images quicker. We couldn't believe how fast they moved.

Here are the pictures, I will leave it up to you to make up your own mind. For me it was an amazing, mind blowing experience.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Behind the Smiles

I was recently asked to do a photo essay. I thought long and hard about what I wanted that to be about. I have many amazing photos that I could share, but I chose this one because it is the one closest to my heart. These are by no means the best pictures I have taken or great works, but they carry the most profound message.
What lies behind the smiles of everyday people....this is my families story.
Behind the Smiles Photo Essay

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Tired of posts that tell you how to increase traffic or make millions? Met too!!!

I am sick of getting millions of emails telling me how to build lists or earn amazing sums of money, how about you?
I am sending you this email to tell you about a place you can buy all your gift need, saving you time and money. It is my store, called Healing Art Gifts. 
Healing Rt is art/photography that depicts nature scenes that have been shown to promote health and well being and reduce stress. By getting a gift depicting these images, you are giving a double gift, the actual product and you will be contributing to the persons well being!
There are gifts for men, for women, for kids, for the home, the garden and just for fun.
You can also personalize the gift by adding a name, text an icon. How great would it be. Robe able to give someone an iPad cover with their name on it, or give a birthday gift with"Happy 30th Birthday" or a special text just from you to them. 
You can even add your own photos. Know someone who has lost a partner, friend or pet?give them a gift with that persons photo on it. 
I recently gave someone a USB hub with a picture of their dog on it. It sits by the computer and brings a smile to their face. 
There is no end to what you can do. Let your creativity run wild. 
Want a special Mothers Day gift?  Why not take a photo of the children's artwork or get them to put there handprints in paint on a peice of paper, take a phot of it and upload it to a gift and hey presto, you will have a gift Mum will treasure forever.
Is your Mum or Dadin a care facility, buy them a canvas of Healing Art to brighten their room and lift their spirit. I have work that I have donated in hospices and hospitals all around the world.
My goal is to bring the outside in, so that you may enjoy the wonder of nature wherever you are.
I trytokeep my prices low and the postage costs reasonable so that there is something for everyone.
I hope you enjoy the shop and find that special something for that special someone:)
Http:// if you have any questions or need any help please email me at
I am constantly adding both products and images to the shop, so bookmark it to check back again. If you after after a special product or image let me know and I will see if I can help you.
Thank you
Julia Harwood