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Margaret Soraya

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Margaret Soraya

FRAMES Photography Podcast

On today's episode W. Scott Olsen is talking to Margaret Soraya, Scottish landscape photographer who has been visiting the Scottish Hebrides for over ten years in search of solitude, a positive state of aloneness which allows her the creative space to capture the untouched beauty of the islands' rugged coastline and endless white sandy beaches. She has been awarded the Master Photographers Association Travel & Landscape Photographer Of The Year (UK) for four years running and became the overall Scottish Master Photographer Of The Year in 2017.This podcast is brought to you by FRAMES - high quality quarterly printed photography magazine.Click here to find out more about FRAMES Magazine and join our community.


9 May 2022

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Season 2 Episode 3 - Margaret Soraya

In Focus Women Landscape Photography Podcast

In Episode 3 we talk to Margaret Soraya. Margaret is a specialist sea and water photographer from the Scottish Highlands. We talk about creativity, failure and wild swimming. Show Notes and Links:Website:www.infocuswomen.comInstagram: @in.focus.women @steph_vella @sarinajacksonFacebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/infocuswomenFacebook Page: www.facebook.com/infocuswomenMargarets DetailsInstagram: @margaretsorayaYou Tube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MargaretSorayaPodcast:  https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/quiet-landscapes-with-margaret-soraya/id1553797842Workshops: https://www.quietlandscapes.co.uk/Online Membership: https://creative-haven.newzenler.comWebsite: https://www.margaretsoraya.com/Festival: https://creative-light.co.uk/Books discussedJulia Cameron “ The artists Way “ Sean Tucker  “Meaning in the making" 


31 Mar 2022

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The Quiet Isles With Margaret Soraya

The Landscape Photography Show

Margaret Soraya joins The Landscape Photography Show to talk about her slow and quiet approach to photographing her peaceful vision of the Scottish Isles.


28 Feb 2022

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Inviting In Imposter Syndrome | Margaret Soraya

Stories of Astonishing Light with KJ Nasrul

"Who am I to do this?" This isn't an interview, but rather a  super casual jam session between friends, fellow artists, and podcasters about the fascinating and ever-hovering topic of Imposter Syndrome (IS).  KJ and her friend, the gifted land and seascape photographer Margaret Soraya wonder: Is the pervasiveness of IS due to it having been labeled? Is it across cultures, genders, and all professions? Takeaways & Ponderings 1. Is Self Awareness is key?  - Knowing boundaries and knowing what is uncomfortable? - Having the conversations out loud and often will invite increased self-awareness 2. Gain confidence from doing- Movement invites momentum and un-sticking  - What happens when resources aren't available to take action? 3. Imposter Syndrome reveals our harsh self-talk  -   We are harshest on ourselves with comparison and evaluative/critique -   Would we speak so cruelly towards our best friends? Towards a child who is learning? Please leave a review for this podcast if our stories have astonished you as well. Your words and thoughts are the fuel for this little listening gallery.  https://ratethispodcast.com/astonishingstoriesEpisode Mentions: Website https://www.margaretsoraya.com/ Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/margaretsoraya/Facebook https://www.facebook.com/quietlandscapes/Podcast: Quiet Landscapes with Margaret Soraya Receive alerts for upcoming Creativity events here  https://bit.ly/BlissBeginsList Ep 65 background music is all composed & performed by KJ NasrulIntro & Outro music: Canada Lo Res by Pictures Of The Floating World Connect With KJ & Bliss Begins Within Work With KJ - Psychology Today IG:  @MusingsOnOther @BlissBeginsWithin @AdopteeSociety Join us for our Wellness Series on Self-Care! Email us at:  TheLightHealers96@gmail.comWant to join our Podcast Creator's Winter Cohort? Contact Us here: All The Things Podcast with The Magical Cartographers is LIVE! Website: https://blissbeginswithin.comKJ on Clubhouse @kjnasrul KJ on Facebook & TwitterSupport the show (https://paypal.me/KJNasrulMFT )


12 Jan 2022

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An Artist’s Retreat | Margaret Soraya

Stories of Astonishing Light with KJ Nasrul

We are gifted artists already, we just sometimes forget this, especially in these frenetic days. Margaret Soraya is a retreat leader and a professional photographer living in Scotland, specializing in landscapes and seascapes. She encourages us to explore the vast possibilities of our passions within the safe surroundings of personal introspection. We do that by welcoming the quiet, returning to artful listening. Takeaways 1. You can move through unnameable difficultiesYour resilient experience grants you a genuine , deeper understanding Through doing, we find our way The way you model moving through challenges can impact ONE personImpacting ONE PERSON  is powerful enough  2.    Retreating is Essential Self Care  Retreat means to pull back, withdraw from the noise of expectations + social mediaDoing so uncovers the beauty already within you Self Care promotes healthier relationships and healthier people in your lifeReacquaint yourself with what you love, what you drifted away from Please Rate and Review This Podcast ... if our Stories have astonished you too.Links To Topics Mentioned In This Episode:Margaret on Instagram Margaret’s Website Quiet Landscapes Creative Haven Membership Music for Ep 10 Outro:  Seashell, A Sound Mandala by KJ Nasrul Music for Intro & Outro: Canada Lo Res by Pictures Of The Floating World Connect With KJ and Bliss Begins Within IG @MusingsOnOther and @BlissBeginsWithin Email List http://bit.ly/BlissBeginsEmailListMore Info on KJ’s Upcoming Creativity Workshop Websitehttps://BlissBeginsWithin.com Work with KJ  https://blissbeginswithin.as.me/Facebook and Twitter Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/SOALPodcast)


14 Oct 2020

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Margaret Soraya - The Power of Solitude in Landscape Photography

F-Stop Collaborate and Listen

Welcome to episode 169 of the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen podcast.  This week's episode features a landscape photographer living in the highlands of Scotland. Margaret Soraya is immensely talented and focused on harnessing the power of solitude to produce stunning work in nature’s quiet places. She has a wonderful body of images showcasing these quiet places and her soothing photography of ocean waves evokes mystery and wonder. Margaret spends a great deal of time photographing on the various islands of Scotland, often alone, and draws power from the solitude found there. Margaret and I discuss some interesting topics, including: Her solo travels in her van. Mindfulness in landscape photography. Introversion in landscape photography. The healing power of solitude and how it promotes creativity. Losing your way in life and finding it again. Her journey of re-creating herself. The benefits of focusing on non-competitiveness and being non-judgmental in landscape photography. ... and more! Over on Patreon this week, Margaret and I discuss a Japanese concept known as "ikigai" which literally means where aptitude and passion meet. Margaret has used this concept to help guide her through this new exciting time in her life as a full-time landscape photographer. Here is the person that Margaret recommended for the podcast:1. Paul Sanders. Other items mentioned on the show: 1. Dani Lefrancois Newfoundland 2021 workshop. 2. My YouTube Channel. I love hearing from the podcast listeners! Reach out to me via Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter if you'd like to be on the podcast or if you have an idea of a topic we can talk about. Join the discussion over on Nature Photographer's Network! We have weekly discussions about each episode of the podcast. It's also free! We also have an Instagram page and a Facebook page for updates. Thanks for stopping in, collaborating with us, and listening. See you next week.

1hr 8mins

15 Jul 2020

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Quiet Landscapes- I can't wait to travel to Scotland to see Margaret Soraya

What The Fox! Empowerment For Women

Listen in as we talk about building a business, pivoting businesses, and how cool it is to capture photos in Scotland. To connect with Margaret; Email: info@sorayaphoto.com Website Facebook for wedding photography Facebook group for Quiet Landscapes Facebook page for Quiet Landscapes This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatthefox/support


3 Jun 2020

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Finding Mindfulness in landscapes with Margaret Soraya

The thephotographerscraic's Podcast

Episode 51: James is joined by landscape photographer Margaret Soraya. Margaret runs photography retreats in the highlands and islands of Scotland. These amazing retreats work on not only just photography but the mindfulness that photography brings. We talk about her journey from photographing weddings for 16 years to full time landscape photographer. Where to find Margaret: Website & workshops:https://www.quietlandscapes.co.uk/ Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/margaretsoraya/. Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/quietlandscapes Enjoy Got any questions? Send us your questions and thoughts on the show to hello@jameskelly.co or join our Facebook group here and leave your comments, questions or share your images (please do not bombard the page with heaps at a time). Lastly, we would be grateful if you could give the show some love by leaving us a (great 5*) review on iTunes, this will help other photographers find us: goo.gl/6Kam3P The Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/thephotographerscraic Our website: www.thephotographerscraic.com

1hr 1min

18 Apr 2020

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Passing Through – Margaret Soraya

On Landscape - Passing Through

As Margaret Soraya was passing through Glencoe, she lives near Loch Ness, we enticed her to drop in with cake, tea and biscuits. The landscapes Margaret captures, typically on the remote islands of the Outer Hebrides, Inner Hebrides and Orkney Isles, are a reflection of her solo time in nature, being still and embracing quietude. In this podcast, Margaret talks about her exhibition and what she finds in the quietness and solitude of the islands that keeps pulling her back. {alternative link to mp3} Exhibition See Margaret Soraya’s landscapes from the Outer Hebrides, Inner Hebrides and Orkney Isles in her exhibition ‘Quiet’ at Bosham Gallery, 1 High Street, Bosham, West Sussex PO18 8LS from October 5-December 14, 2019. Margaret has a talk on Saturday 30th November | FINDING YOUR OWN CREATIVE SPACE Artist Talk With Margaret Soraya | 3-5pm | Bosham Gallery


28 Nov 2019

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Ep. 7, Out of the Bubble. A little piece of calm with self confessed introvert and amazing landscape photographer Margaret Soraya

Out Of The Bubble

This weeks guest is a self confessed introvert and amazing landscape photographer Margaret Soraya.  Margaret tells us what life is like as a  photographer living in an idyllic village by Loch Ness in Scotland.  We talk about her journey, the beauty in travelling solo and following your passion.  You can't fail to come away feeling calmer and inspired by this lady.  Favourite song-Make Your Own Kind Of Music by Cass Elliot  Inspiring book-Quiet by Susan Cain Inspired by- American writer and lecturer Susan Cain  To see more of Margaret's beautiful photography you can find her on instagram @margaretsoraya and her website www.quietlandscapes.co.uk Please get in touch with any comments over on the Anchor.ap or email  rachelperumodel@gmail.com. You can also leave feedback over on Itunes.  You can find me on instagram @rachelperu1 or www.rachelperumodel.com (Background music credited to Scott Holmes-Our Big Adventure)  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/outofthebubble/message


20 Jan 2019