Tagged ‘behind the scenes‘

Solo Travel: A Relaxing Week on the Greek Island of Santorini

The small Greek island of Santorini (Thira, to the Greeks) is known for its bright whitewashed and blue-domed architecture set along a towering caldera in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. It’s a dreamy landscape that I’ve always hoped to visit.

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Exploring Morocco: From Marrakech to the Sahara in 45 Pictures

We landed in Casablanca on March 15th, eager to spend the coming week exploring Morocco. This was my first trip to a North African country, and I planned to get a sweeping  overview of everything Morocco has to offer—a power-scouting trip for future, deeper excursions. Read more →

Highlights from a Great American Road Trip

Late this summer I took off with the Dutchman on a classic American road trip. Beginning in Detroit, we looped up through Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and continued across the country all the way to Southern California. It was a beautiful ride cruising from the American Midwest, to the open plains, into the Rockies, and over to the Mojave Desert. Read more →

Underwater with a GoPro: Experiments in Lake Michigan

It’s a shame to spend $200 on a dress you’re only going to wear once. Especially for a minimalist like myself. So when a cousin’s wedding came and went a few weeks ago, I knew I just had to do something more with my blue full-length bridesmaid’s gown. An underwater photoshoot was in order.

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Inside Facebook Headquarters at 1 Hacker Way in Menlo Park, California

Earlier this month I was invited to visit Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park for a photo hack and campus photowalk. The Facebook photos team was preparing to pull a late night working on some cool new site improvements, and they wanted input from their photographer feedback group. Joining me was legendary photographer Thomas Hawk with his wife Julia Peterson, award-winning wedding photographer Catherine HallRead more →