Canyoneering Mt Baldy, California

While in Los Angeles recently, I got to take off with a few friends to Mt. Baldy for a canyoneering adventure. Nothing makes you want to live outdoors forever like repelling down a couple of waterfalls. Images taken in L.A. area’s Mt. Baldy, California.

Girl Scout Destinations: Wilderness Adventure Photography

I got back a week ago today from a fantastic adventure. Working with Alpine Training Services (ATS) and Girl Scouts, I got to go on a trip with four friends and 17 teenage girls. Girl Scouts has a program called “Destinations” in which girls get the opportunity to go on a glorified Girl Scouts trip. […]

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Former Mining Town: Bodie, California

    Nothing like a good ex-mining town in my opinion. Hence why I spent so much time in them for my BFA final project. I got to venture into Bodie, a ghost town in Northern California. Population 24 in the summer, 8 in the winter. This man below is one of the summer citizens […]

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Russian 4th of July [2011 throwback]

Two years ago I spent the 4th of July in Russia.  I posted a few photos after the event, but I resurrected a couple more that I recently found and really enjoyed.  Having been out of the U.S. for months at this point, I decided to name the 4th of July, “America Day”… in which I tried […]

July 2013 Newsletter

For all you fans out there, I just sent off what will become a monthly (or bi-monthly… 10 times a year?  we will see) newsletter.  Much of the information has been seen before on this very blog.  However, if you would like to see the newsletter, you can view here.  If you would like the […]

Chicago Pride Parade 2013

There’s not quite anything like Chicago’s Pride Parade.  They always manage to be full of color, music, dancing, and people just embracing who they are.  It’s such a funny parade, full of churches, politicians, restaurants, everybody in the community creating large bedazzaled floats and hiring a couple of cross-dressing performers to dance through the parade […]