Shadows of Lyme Disease is a photo essay depicting one man’s journey through the illness. Filled with images of reality and symbolism it tells the story of the onset, struggle, and long recovery, moving from a colorful world to colorless despair and back again. It offers solace to anyone in its grip and insight to those spared its ravage. Once a little known disease, Lyme is moving into the spotlight as the medical world gains a better understanding of its pervasive and long-term consequences. The author’s essay adds to the body of knowledge with a firsthand account of his struggles.
Ron Landis received his BA and MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and an Executive Management certificate from Penn State University. He spent 38 years in business management, but throughout his career was an avid photographer capturing photos from around the world. After retirement he enrolled in Bryan Peterson’s School of Photography to perfect his art. He was Vice President of the Norwalk Camera Club in Connecticut, Chair of the Judges’ Circle, and now judges photography contests as well as speaks throughout the Connecticut/New York area on creativity and … (click to read more)