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Ruta Kalmane Saksens

My personal work focuses on animal and nature photography, involving different photographic approaches and often including hand-made paper from organic materials.

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What happens to leaves
When they fall off trees?

This photographically illustrated book created primarily for children audience tells an unusual rhyming story of a northern red oak tree leaf that seeks an answer to the question what happens to leaves when they fall off trees.

02

The Park Behind My Backyard

Putting in spotlight Venserpark, a place where nature tells stories to those who listen, this project looks at the natural world and environment of an urban park area.

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Hortus Venserparcum

Hortus Venserparcum is a hand-made book combining photography and hand-made paper, developed as a Final project for an artisan paper-making course.

04

I See You

Involving volunteer participants, this project connects animal photography and poetry.

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Human-Canine Bond

Human-Canine Bond looks into the relationship between dogs and their owners.