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travel // seattle

last year, i visited seattle for the first time… basically, i fell in love. i have never felt so at home somewhere before. that trip was incredible, but i had so much more that i wanted to do. when things fell into place for me to go back a little more than a year later (3 days after returning from yosemite), i couldn’t stop myself. my buddy, nick, and i set it up and made it happen. 8 days in the pnw. geared with an assortment of gear from digital to film and instant film, i knew i would have fun creating just to create. things ended up falling into place like crazy through this trip. my buddy, easton, opened his place to us and it was amazing. another friend, eden, came down and hung out with us, surprising me with the news that she was moving back to so cal. catching jake gravbrot, who is a solid guy and friend, meeting up with kyle ford and attempting to shoot the northern lights outside of seattle in the middle of the night. catching up with mike monaghan and jordan voth, and having bomb food. meeting and working with rachel and camille on some personal fashion work (more can be found at that website www.ryanscottwelsh.com). meeting kezia and lauren in vancouver bc and having a kinfolk-esque picnic on a boulder in the vancouver bay. hanging out at glasswing and catching shea parton from apolis as he chatted about the company and gave business advice. basically, this was a trip that lives near to my heart. thank you to everyone who made this thing what it was. it truly means the world to me.

and pnw brides, bring me back!!!! i love this place and would love to document love stories up here.

 

enjoy a look into this crazy trip

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shot with a fuji xt1, canon 6d, mamiya 645af with scans by prophoto connection, polaroid 250, iphone 5, and fuji instax

travel // yosemite

i try to make it a point to travel outside of just work purposes. to experience something new. something exciting. something reinvigorating. with some major life events happening this summer on top of a busy year, i came to the realization that i needed some personal time. a chance to just refresh. because of this, i planned a trip to yosemite and another to seattle (you can see that post soon). these trips were wonderful. they refreshed me. they aiding in renewing my strength, clarity, faith, perspective, and so much more. with 2 of my best friends (Jacob and David), we drove up to yosemite on labor day morn with no idea of the amazing adventure that we were embarking on. we had roughly 2 days up there because of travel time, but still saw a decent amount and ended up finding incredible and mind blowing beauty outside of the densely visited valley. here’s a look into that 3 day journey that we jokingly hashtagged #brosemite2014

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photos shot on a fuji xt1 kit and a mamiya 645af scanned by prophoto connection

brandon + stephanie // temecula, california wedding preview

one of my lifelong friends is married. congrats a million times over to brandon and stephanie and best wishes to them as they embark on this new journey together. five years of dating and finally, a first kiss! so many amazing memories with these two that have inspired me so greatly in my life and relationships. such a fun day with so many more photos to come. till then, here’s a quick look into their day and story.

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