Quick Winter Getaway, 12.17

For the first time in years I took the week between Christmas and New Years off. It was time to get a few nights of camping in, ultimately ending up in Vegas to attend a wedding with Beth. Christmas Day I had everything loaded and ready, so the next morning I was on the road about 6AM. 

UTCO Vacation, Part One, 08.17

...Whenever I get to drive through southern Utah there are two must-dos along the way. The scenic highway 12 and Goblin Valley. As we made our way towards that direction from here in SoCal, we stopped along the way in Vegas for lunch and a walk-through of the Bellagio to stretch our legs before stopping at our destination for the day in St. George. We wandered the town a bit...

Behind the Scenes Boots, 07.17

We moved our work studio recently (its our 4th or 5th move) and I realized I hadn't done many (if any really) behind the scenes pics in our last space so when I needed to shoot a stylized boot collection for one of our dealers I saved a sequence along the way. I won't bore with too much technical detail and instead just dive into some pics...

Little Green Chuckbox, 12.16

Going from a truck to a SUV made me rework my camping gear, and that included making a smaller Chuckbox (camp kitchen). I had also changed stoves from a larger Coleman to a smaller Cook Partner steel stove, so my old Yellow Chuckbox was a bit big and...

Beaded Hatband, 08.16

I always find inspiration when I get out of town and have the time to see things and explore, and the Southwest is one of my favorite places to find this inspiration. On my recent vacation, I loved looking at the Native American vendor’s beadwork but my brain would always say “Lets do that.”, so rather than buying a piece I ended up buying the stuff to make it...