Monday, January 17, 2011

Reaching New Heights At Any Cost

Turns out I want to climb higher and farther.
I pushed my hiking skills to the limit yesterday, it was no extraordinary hike, but it was farther and higher than I have ever hiked in my life. We climbed Ice House Canyon up to the saddle in Mt. Baldy, reaching about 7,600 feet. When we got there we looked up at the peak to the right and said, let's go all the way up. 4-5 feet in snow, straight climb up, didn't look too hard, but at that elevation it was nearly impossible to breathe and could only advance 5-10 feet at a time. When we reached the top we were somewhere over 8,000 feet and I could see the entire world 360 degrees around me. I have never felt stronger and healthier in my entire life. Turned out to be a 10 mile 6 hour round trip hike, and not bad for having nothing than hiking shoes and t-shirts!

Today I spent the day in Downtown Riverside with my friend Kristen teaching her a little bit about photography, turns out she had the same camera I have! These are some of the photos I got while out venturing. I will try and post some of hers when she gets some editing done!

Keep following, more adventures to come.
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Monday, January 10, 2011

Studio Eyes

Another one from the archives.
I remember taking this photo and thinking, I'm going to do something awesome with this photo...and like many photos thereafter lost in the folders of folders of folders I never did. Well here it is! 

Saturday, January 8, 2011

On The Road

"They danced down the streets like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I've been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn..."
- Jack Kerouac

Friday, January 7, 2011

Maddy's Flower

Thought I'd share this old photo!
My friend Brandon has this beautiful little girl, her name is Maddy. I did a little photoshoot a couple years back with them in his backyard when I was just starting out my photography career. She has got to be the cutest and smartest little girl. Anyway, she gave me so many photographic moments, and lookin back at some of these old files, I found this photo and wonder why I never shared it!
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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Starting the New Year Right!

This year is off to a great start with some awesome photography!
I woke up to the first of the year already wanting to take some awesome photos, I had an itch and I needed to go exploring. Sometimes I don't know what I'm looking for, but the results are always great!
This year is going to be great, as a photographer I continue to surprise myself as my photography continues to reach new heights and my opportunities expand.

I have met so many people this year that have inspired me and taught me things I didn't know, and as always I want to continue helping and teaching other photographers in any way possible. To all those who follow me and my photography into new adventures, thank you so much!

Below are some photos to start off the New Year 2011!