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Colors of Valensole || France

Colors of Valensole | France

Scouting shooting locations all the previous day, I was absolutely enchanted by the beautiful lavender fields in the Provence region of Southern France. When I woke up early the next morning to photograph sunrise though, I almost pinched myself to make sure the colors were actually real. When the first sunlight hit these rows of lavender, the soft golden rays transformed the already beautiful hues … [Read More...]

The Soul of Kyoto || Japan

The Soul of Kyoto and Life Since Japan

There’s something very special about wandering the old streets of Kyoto at night… There’s also something very special about finally having time to update Blame The Monkey! :D Seriously, ever since my last post on April 29th (just after arriving in Rome from Japan), life has been a non-stop whirlwind of projects, tours, and workshops that have kept me busy beyond belief. It’s been wildly … [Read More...]

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Featured in Professional Photographer Magazine

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been featured in Professional Photographer Magazine!I’m humbled and honored to read such a beautifully written story about my life on the road as a travel photographer! With the location independent lifestyle that Naomi and I have carved out for ourselves, I’m often asked to share and write about my […]

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My Guest Post On Scott Kelby’s Blog

I recently wrote a guest post on Scott Kelby’s Blog! In this post I talk about the evolution of my style and how I use different times of day and lighting scenarios to invoke certain emotions in my travel photography. And, if you don’t feel like reading, there are a bunch of colorful photos to […]

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Featured Interview in Travel Longer Magazine

I’m very excited to be featured and interviewed in the 1 year anniversary issue of Travel Longer Magazine! Since this issue was officially released on Christmas Day, I guess this also means that Santa brought me more than just Jet Lag this year. In this issue, I talk about the life decisions that led up […]