Tisha Mendes is an avid traveler and has traveled to many parts of the world with her family. She has experienced the fury of storms in the Mediterranean, the magnificence of the Nile flanked by the Great Arabian Desert and the beauty of Coral Reefs in the Andamans and Australia. Inspired by her travels she developed a deep love of nature. Tisha, is a published photographer. Her recent photographs have been accepted for publication this year in the The Tiny Seed Literary Journal published in Vermont. Her work as an educator brings her in close proximity to forests, trails, lakes and woodlands around Waterloo Ontario where she helps the students appreciate nature. During her trips she captures and preserves the pristine beauty of nature in her photographs.