Photographer and Teacher Jim Miller Releases Photography Book Depicting The Stages of Life Through Flowers

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Breath taking photographs show the parallels between the flower and the human being

The stages of the development of a flower – whether it be a bud, bloom, or a seedpod – mirrors the several stages of the human life. Jim Miller urges readers to discover these parallels through his book Blooms of the Heart.

Readers will most likely catch their breaths when laying eyes upon the author and photographer’s images of flowers and the human form. The images included in this collection, incredibly beautiful, curious, and fascinating, are designed to take readers on a journey through time and season to view the similarities that exist between the life of a flower and that of the human being.

The concept behind this book and the photographs included were inspired by an overflowing flower garden and the author’s life long study of nature and photography. More than just a book of photographs, Blooms of the Heart will show readers that the beauty that is very abundant in nature takes every size, shape, and form. For more information on this book, log on to

About the Author
Jim Miller was born in a village in the central plains of India and schooled in the foothills of the Himalaya and then in a small Midwest college. He spent his working life teaching high school classes in Biology, Photography and Art. He retired after thirty-four years of teaching and now lives with his wife on their small farm in Indiana. Their two children, their spouses and children, live nearby. The author spends his time gardening, painting, sculpting, taking photos, throwing pots, and trying to meld the twin visions of science and art.

Blooms of the Heart * by Jim Miller
Publication Date: May 13, 2010
Picture Book; $51.99; 102 pages; 978-1-4500-9242-5
Picture Book Hardcover; $61.99; 102 pages; 978-1-4500-9243-2

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