Gulf Coast Winter Storm

Somewhere between Key West and the Florida-Bama line I linked up with Saxon Wilson and some of his buddies from around the state. A few appreciated tips from some locals and we ended finding a couple good sessions. The vibe was rad, it’s own scene, mellow and friendly. If it wasn’t so cold, I’d call it warm. Mahalo for the good times.

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Highlands, NC

We were lucky enough to tent camp in the Nantahala National Forest; the Blue Valley Experimental Forest to be exact. Long hikes, and cold fresh air did us well considering the red tide issue at home. The Highlands, Cashiers area of southwest North Carolina is an old section of mountain range with gorgeous cliffs and water falls.

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Big Island Summer Trip

A recent trip to the Kona side of the island of Hawai'i gave us some opportunities to hike, surf, swim & play. Our first return after moving back to the mainland & it felt like a second home. The flowers were in bloom, the water was clear & cool, the vog was heavy, & there were some fun, log gable waves.

All photos shot on Kodak Portra 400 35mm on either a Pentax K1000, or Nikonos II

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Spring Vibes

We’ve had a cold start to spring here on the east coast, but it’s produced some beautiful sunsets and sunrises. Here’s some of my favorite spring shots from this season and a few from the past. 

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