Shireen Malik has been a picture taker for as long as she can remember. People, places, things. The keeper of memories. Gradually, the passion for dedicated photography worked its way into her being. Photographing the natural world, the realm of infinite variety and constant change – sublime, powerful, beautiful, bizarre. Malik lived in south Florida for two years, photographing at the seashore most every day – capturing the many different moods of the ocean and the abundant life in and around the water’s edge. Walking or jogging, toting a camera or two, stopping for moments or hours, taking hundreds of photos for the occasional aha! shot and those surprises along the way. Her photos fdeatured on the website and in the catalogue for Water, Water Everywhere: Paean for a Vanishing Resource come from that Florida sojourn.