First Friday Kansas City
North America, Photography

My First Gallery Showing – First Friday, Kansas, MO

The plane rolled up to the jet bridge and I nervously gathered up my carry-ons. I had just arrived in Kansas City, MO and to be quite honest, I didn’t know what to expect. The butterflies in my stomach began fluttering just thinking about the fact that I had a photo gallery showing in 3… Continue reading My First Gallery Showing – First Friday, Kansas, MO

Fort Myers Beach Sanibel Island
North America, Photography

Endless Summer at Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island

I clasped the blankets closer to my chest as I woke up, shivering. "What the hell is going on?" I wrap myself in a blanket burrito as I slug over to my computer. W-E-A-T-H-E-R.COM - 53 degrees (yes, I'm a weenie). I look outside in horror. Where did my summer go? How is it already… Continue reading Endless Summer at Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island

Photography

Schmoopy Time with Erica and Shaun (10 Year Anniversary Pics)

Sometimes a girl just needs a little bit of help. And in this case, a photographer girl who doesn't seem to have many photos of herself in just about anything since she picked up a camera 7 years ago. So who do I call? Well, the very amazing Jessica Shumway of J Shumway Photography! A… Continue reading Schmoopy Time with Erica and Shaun (10 Year Anniversary Pics)

North America, Photography

14 Fab Photos of Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island

In the case that you guys missed our very awesome #SavedByTheShell campaign, here are some photos of Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel to provide you some amazing eye candy to get you through your day. From stunning, shell filled beaches, to some of the most gorgeous sunsets I've seen, we were not disappointed. A much needed vacation… Continue reading 14 Fab Photos of Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island

Photography, Travel

My Very Own Art Gallery Showing – Help!

“I would love to showcase your work at my gallery!” “Huh?!” The words moved around on my screen, the room got dizzy, and I remembered to breathe. Someone wants to showcase *my* work? Never before have I heard the words, evocative and relatable, said to describe my photography - and even better, I have to… Continue reading My Very Own Art Gallery Showing – Help!

Luminarium 2014
Hometown Tourism, Photography

Traveling Art: 2014 Luminarium Miracoco

The butterflies in my stomach started early on. This year, like all good things in Austin, the 2014 Miracoco Luminarium had a line going around the building like we were waiting outside Studio 54. All I wanted to do was get in. I become a kid again at this art installment and I was desperate… Continue reading Traveling Art: 2014 Luminarium Miracoco

Manuel Antonio National Park
Central America, Photography

Manuel Antonio National Park: Monkeys, Raccoons, and Thieves – OH MY!

“Beware of the white faced monkeys. They work together with the raccoons to steal your things.” I rolled my eyes. Yeah, right. How can there be such a thing as interspecies cahoots? What we witnessed was just that at Manuel Antonio National Park. They get you when you are at your most vulnerable. Sleeping sunbathers… Continue reading Manuel Antonio National Park: Monkeys, Raccoons, and Thieves – OH MY!

Finca Rosa Blanca
Central America, Food, Photography

My Coffee Connoisseur Meal Made Me Moan at Finca Rosa Blanca, Costa Rica

I’m a moaner. Not like that, you perv. I find myself moaning awkwardly when eating a meal that knows exactly what my taste buds need. It doesn’t even have to be mind-blowing but for some reason the moment that I have deliciousness touch my flavor receptors, a mind explosion happens and it just comes out.… Continue reading My Coffee Connoisseur Meal Made Me Moan at Finca Rosa Blanca, Costa Rica

playa espadilla
Central America, Photography

Wanderlust Wednesday: The Sea is Calling Me – Playa Espadilla in Costa Rica

I could feel my heart beating and adrenaline coursing through my veins. My ears were filled with the sound of waves crashing as we made our way down the narrow winding path to Playa Espadilla. A sense of urgency overcame me and I suddenly needed the sea like I needed air to breathe. I started… Continue reading Wanderlust Wednesday: The Sea is Calling Me – Playa Espadilla in Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano
Central America, Photography

Wanderlust Wednesday – A Rare View of the Arenal Volcano

Something that is not mentioned in the guidebooks or many websites about Costa Rica is exactly how rare it is to catch the top of the Arenal Volcano. You would think with all the marketing with the chance to see lava flows (it really hasn't been active since 2011) you would think you would see… Continue reading Wanderlust Wednesday – A Rare View of the Arenal Volcano

What to do in Costa Rica
Central America, Photography, Review

Eat, Drink, Sleep, Do: Costa Rica Style

The plane door opened and a gust of hot air rushed across my face at the Liberia Airport. I took in a deep breath. I had been here a few times previously and I couldn’t help but feel like I was at home in Costa Rica. The humidity hugged my skin tightly and I was… Continue reading Eat, Drink, Sleep, Do: Costa Rica Style

Pioneer Plaza in Dallas
North America, Photography

Wanderlust Wednesday – Dallas

We are starting to take Guest Photos for Wanderlust Wednesday. If you are interested, please contact us! Did you ever see Dallas from a DC-9 at night? Well Dallas is a jewel, oh yeah, Dallas is a beautiful sight. And Dallas is a jungle but Dallas gives a beautiful light. Did you ever see Dallas… Continue reading Wanderlust Wednesday – Dallas

Orangutans in Borneo
Asia, Photography

Wanderlust Wednesday – Orangutans in Borneo

We are starting to take Guest Photos for Wanderlust Wednesday. If you are interested, please contact us! Of Primates and Soul Mates – Finding Primitivity in Borneo Visiting Borneo on the southeastern coast of Malaysia was a trip back in time and civilization. Not that the so-called creature comforts were missing, honestly, they were beside… Continue reading Wanderlust Wednesday – Orangutans in Borneo

Tram in Istanbul
Asia, Europe, Photography

Wanderlust Wednesday – Tram in Istanbul

We are starting to take Guest Photos for Wanderlust Wednesday. If you are interested, please contact us! The tram in Istanbul For two years I have lived on and off in Turkey, mainly in Ankara. However, I loved to get away and fall in love with Istanbul over and over again. So there I was,… Continue reading Wanderlust Wednesday – Tram in Istanbul

Views from Hong Kong Harbor
Asia, Photography

Wanderlust Wednesday – Hong Kong Harbor

We are starting to take Guest Photos for Wanderlust Wednesday. If you are interested, please contact us! Hong Kong is sensory overload-- the lights, the smells, the sounds. At first the city can be a little intimidating with it’s densely packed streets, fluorescent lights and cultural idiosyncrasies, but that feeling quickly dissolves away as you… Continue reading Wanderlust Wednesday – Hong Kong Harbor