Enthused By Storytelling

"I've always been so enthused by storytelling, whether it's something that's personal to me or belongs to somebody else, so a camera has always been my tool for that. Now that everybody seems to be in a rush to show everybody else what they're doing on social media, I think…

I Sold All Of My Possessions

"I sold all of my possessions minus a few sets of clothes and my camera to move to the Pacific Northwest. I stayed with friends for a few months, shooting photos any chance I could. For me, photography isn't about a platform or followers. It's about finally finding something I'm…

We Were Mesmerized By The Town

"It started with us driving down to McCall Idaho where we were staying for the weekend. As we were pulling up to our destination, we were mesmerized by the town. All the Buildings were covered in snow and it truly was a winter wonderland. On our second day there we…

It’s A Lifestyle

"Photography started for me in August of last year. It was just after my one-year anniversary with my girlfriend, which is how I remember it. I had started taking pictures on my phone, and using lightroom mobile to edit them. At this point, I knew I wanted to get into…

My Photos Speak My Mind

"Hi, my name is Samuel. Throughout my life, I have not been very good at speaking in public. I tend to keep things to myself, which is why I took up photography. Photography gave me a way to express myself. 'A picture is worth a thousand words.' I couldn't have…

I Want To Improve Every Day

"I've been shooting photos since I was a kid and I got my first mobile phone. I got really interested in photography and at age 13, my parents bought me a DSLR. So I'm very young and I'm still trying to find my style and I want to improve every…

The Moment I Clicked The Shutter

"My name is Matt Collazo and I'm a college grad, based in Michigan, and thirsty to follow my dreams. I like to think I'm a creative, but only because I never seem to look at things the same way as those around me. For me, photography was a natural progression…

Why Not!?

"I got into photography by complete accident. I had purchased what most people say is a "nice" camera and took pictures of my niece and wildlife for fun. After posting those images online, people started asking me if I could take their photos. Why not?! Here we are four years…

I Was Given An Old Film Camera

"I started photography when I was three on a camping trip with my grandpa. I was given an old film camera and I loved it, even though I had no idea what I was doing until late high school. I just graduated from Seattle Pacific University and I'm excited to…

Cherish Every Moment!

"Photography is amazing because it shows the beauty around me and in each person. When people look at this photo, I want people to feel calm. Life gets so busy sometimes and we forgot the beauty all around us... Life is short, cherish every moment!" - @isaacpholt

It Was A Photographer’s Dream

"It was a photographer's dream; New York City in a snowstorm. I remember seeing the forecast and preparing my gear the night before. I woke up at first light and took the first train to Times Square. I was so excited that it didn't phase me that my camera wasn't…

It Served As A Coping Mechanism

"I'm super passionate about nature and photography and it's something that is very healing for me. I wanted to do something new with my photos though and I got the idea of using sparklers. I've done light painting with steel wool before so that's how I got the idea for…

I Would Rather Be With My Camera

"When I was younger, I was always interested in art and loved to draw and then I discovered photography, which was a better way to express the way that I see the world. My mum bought me my first DSLR when I was 18 and that was when I started…

I Am In Love With Creativity

I am in love with creativity. Photography and I became friends about five years ago when I was in high school. I have always had a thing for encouraging others to embrace their beauty and imperfections. The more experience and connections I get, the more opportunities I have to grow…

“Adventure Is Out There!”

"I began my adventure with photography when I was about 14. I found it rather accidentally when I started taking nature and landscape photos with my phone all the time. I had started seeing everything from a different perspective. It was truly amazing. I see beauty everywhere I look. This…

I Just Love What I Do

"I'm currently on a bike trip around the world and we've been on the road for four months now. Travel for me is probably the number one way to grow through the experiences you have and when you pair that with documenting the journey through stills or film, beautiful things…

A Part Of Me Would Be Lost

"My name is Alyssa, I am an artist, passionate, creative, career driven human being that is a photographer based in Seattle. I have always had a passion for capturing moments and beauty. Without photography and creativity, a part of me would be lost, it's who I am, what I love…