A Chronicle of Two Creatives

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Olympic National Park Roadtrip

Over just about every weekend for the past 6 months, Dave & I have hit the trails, but sometimes there are places so beautiful, you need more than a weekend to explore. For Labor Day, I knew the extra day

Trail Report: Moody Conditions on Beckler Peak

When we moved to Seattle from Pennsylvania this past February, we were largely ignorant of how different hiking is in the Pacific Northwest. There aren’t a ton of variables back East – you kinda just say you’re going somewhere and

Effective Exploration (Part 2): Moab and Beyond

Continued from Part 1. March 26, 2017 After the previous day’s dehydration and vomit debacle, I got some fitful, sub-par sleep in my car, parked at one of the many BLM campgrounds outside Moab, UT. I had a bike rental

36 Chances: Shooting with the Argus A2B

One notable regret I’ve had from the past few years also came with a lesson. In 2016, my interest in film photography wasn’t just rekindled, it was set ablaze and allowed to become a full-on conflagration. Seeing some part of

Effective Exploration (Part 1): Solo Road Tripping Utah

I have an aversion to the idea of a “stay-cation,” and I tend to meticulously plan my trips down to a day-to-day itinerary. With two weeks off in early Spring 2017, I asked myself what I wanted to accomplish, given

Abandoned PA Turnpike Tunnels

It’s 3am. We rubbed the sleep from our eyes and hesitantly checked the temperature. 27F. Dave and I groaned quietly, but, too stubborn and adventerous to give up on our late-night lightbulb moment, we got up, made coffee & breakfast

Film vs Digital: Enjoying Photography

Photography is often less of a hobby and more of a journey over time. Inevitable in any photographer’s journey is the endless debate of digital vs film. On the internet, the debate is commonly framed around image quality, which has