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September 14, 2018

FILED IN: Travel

A few years ago, I started documenting my summer using a 35mm Canon AE-1 gifted to me by my Grandpa. It’s become a tradition that I look forward to all year – a visual journal, capturing brief moments in time of my favorite season. I’ve written about film on many occassions. Like that one time […]

May 12, 2018

FILED IN: Travel

A few month backs, a good friend of mine asked me if I’d like to contribute to a project he was working on with Visit Florida. The project involved traveling to central Florida to photograph what he called “hidden gem” golf courses in the Orlando area. Y’all know how I feel about golf…you’ve read about […]

November 22, 2017

FILED IN: Travel

Every year my Mom and I go on a trip together. You’ve seen it here before. Remember Maine? Bar Harbor, Ogunquit, and Ellsworth? This year we decided to stick with somewhere within driving distance. Mom wanted waterfalls, I wanted mountains, and we both wanted somewhere we’d never been together. So we took off for Asheville, […]

September 4, 2017

FILED IN: People, Travel

I tend to reach for my film camera in particularly weighty seasons. The permanence of it seems the only appropriate way to shepherd my sentimental heart. Like a journal, film records my emotions and stores them up for sunny and rainy days alike. A woman twice my age, who grew up with 35mm film, once […]

April 18, 2017

FILED IN: Travel

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend a practice round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National. I grew up in a family of golfers. From a very young age, I have fond memories of following my dad and brothers around at countless tournaments, and my mom has plenty of memories of […]