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Colds World: 2017 Podcast Show

I started a podcast show called Colds World to share my experiences through art, military and travel. This show was created for young artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and adventurers looking for inspiration and inside advice for a successful career. Follow along to catch interviews from industry experts as they share their experiences, failures and success. Episode 1: […]

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Gear List: Personal Camera Kit

Personal camera kit as of 2017 (I say personal because I also have a military issued Nikon camera kit) I receive dozens of messages asking what kind of camera I use or what I would recommend for a new camera buyer. First things first, the camera is a tool. The camera does what you tell it to […]

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Cross Country COLD: Complete

My travel map shows that my route was not the easiest route around the country, but then again, I have never been a fan of easy. After roughly 8 months of driving, painting and exploring the beautiful American landscapes I returned to the snowy cold of Minneapolis, Minnesota in my van. I have reached my […]

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Cross Country COLD: Kickoff

  I slid the last of my art supplies under the bed in my new home. Freezing rain fell around me as I slammed the van doors shut. I recently purchased a Ford utility van to double as both my new mobile studio and my urban-camping home. Equipped with a desk, twin-sized bed, and storage […]

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Cross Country COLD: Purchased

  The last couple drops of lukewarm hotel coffee hit my mouth as my eyelids hung heavy. I was seated behind a government computer in a classroom full of sage tiger-striped Air Force uniforms. I was attending military photojournalism classes at the Defense Information School at Ford Meade, Maryland when a cross country photography trip […]

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Africa: Homecoming

I wanted to make my last night in Africa memorable so I decided I wanted to sleep on the street in Gaberone, the capital city of Botswana. I went out looking for a good place to urban camp under the stars (no tent, no sleeping bag) and while I was walking with my duffle a […]

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Africa: Khayelitsha Gunman

The intense African sun rays poured into my hostel room with no invitation. I awoke to an empty room, Lucile my beautiful French roommate had left for her class already. I stumbled out onto the balcony, welcomed by the noisy Cape Town streets I checked my watch, and the date displayed reminded me it was […]

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