Adventure (3)
01 Dec 2015

State of Adventure

Last week we escaped suburbia to explore the next Seventh Wonder of the Oregon on our list, the Painted Hills! We had the crazy idea to do this 9 hour round trip adventure in one day, which made for an extremely long one…so here are some words of wisdom from

26 Sep 2015

When the boy came home.

     There was a boy who loved to travel. He went everywhere and lived differently every stop. There was an unknown excitement coming from within whenever he’s about see a new place and a pinch of loneliness each time he left. He wondered why couldn’t he feel fully happy? But

25 Aug 2015

HEX and Roark Revival Collaborate on Collection of Bags Made for Adventure

HEX has partnered with Roark Revival to create a line of bags made for adventure. The bags were designed to withstand rugged trips yet have the refined style for air travel. The collection strikes a balance between function and fashion embodying the spirit of adventure. Each bag uses a combination

17 Aug 2015


Everywhere I go whether for vacation or business, I always plan for a photo adventure. Last weekend’s work retreat to Mount Hood was no different…except that when I made it to Trillium Lake, I was so blessed to be in the right place at the right time to capture the

25 May 2015

If Heaven Were White Sands National Monument…

To give you an idea of much I wanted you to see the actual beauty that is White Sands National Monument, I spent 5ish hours CALIBRATING MY MACBOOK SCREEN. Let that process for a moment. I could’ve been slow roasting ribs. Or napping. Or flying across the ocean to some

21 Apr 2015

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

20 Apr 2015

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

01 Apr 2015

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

27 Mar 2015

Be Easy, Big Easy

New Orleans is one of those cities that’s easy to fall in love with. From the culture to the people to the art to the music to the food – oh. my. god. the food(!!!) – every aspect of the city is charming and sweet and nostalgic in all the

20 Mar 2015


One of the things I’ve been looking forward to most on this roadtrip are random turn-offs in the middle of nowhere. How often is it that you get to pull off at a little town of <1,000 people to chat with locals and learn some history? Erin & I had