IMPRESSIONS: RECAP

A million thanks to everyone that came through to the opening of IMPRESSIONS: A Collection by KSOLE, last Saturday at illest Los Angeles. The place was packed in support of art, camaraderie, and of course, beer. This was my third yet most invested show and I’m really proud of the A to Z. From the preliminary…

IMPRESSIONS @ ILLEST LA

This coming Saturday May 9, illest Los Angeles once again transforms into an art space for the opening reception of Impressions: A Collection by Kenneth “KSOLE” Soleta. I wasn’t planning on curating an art show so quickly after BRANDALISM; I wanted to take a little break and nurture my role. But this one fell on my lap organically…

Chasing Suns…

Sunrises and sunsets are every photographer’s dream window of time. It’s the golden hour: if you’re lucky, the sky is awash with stunning hues, sharp angles are dramatized in the best ways possible and 97.9% of subjects look angelic no matter what. Can you imagine if the magic of sunrises and sunsets lasted five hours…

Carlsbad Caverns

I didn’t instagram any images from Carlsbad Caverns ‘cuz… well… it’s really hard to shoot in a super dimly lit space with a cracked iPhone 5. Heck, my 5D images didn’t even turn out as well as I’d hoped (note to self/ readers: bring a tripod) but I think these give you an idea of just how…

Prada, Marfa

Since opening in 2005, Prada Marfa has become a fashion ‘destination’ of sorts for all wanderlusters interested in making a pit-stop at one of the most random, iconic installations that have nothing to do with anything. You can read more about it at the Wiki page I linked, but it was originally built as a…

The 6-Hour Wait For BBQ

Aside from its infamous brisket, Franklin’s in Austin is known for an obnoxiously long line. Like, long enough to have its own Twitter (@FranklinBBQLine) kinda long. Like, I got there hungover, ate breakfast tacos, took a nap, wrote some emails and still hadn’t even moved kinda long. Like… five hours minimum kinda long. You’re thinking:…

Heaven on Wheels 2K15

The 12th edition of Heaven on Wheels was a great season opener. The parking lot was packed and we have received the maximum number of cars. Almost 2000 cars showed up from different countries! England, Germany, Netherlands, France, Luxembourg etc. The crew did an amazing job, the organisation was great and the atmosphere was good. Christophe…