travel photography


Last week I traveled across the United States via train.

I left I left Seattle, WA from King Station on Sept. 1st at 4:30pm on the Empire Builder and arrived at New York, NY Penn Station on Sept. 6th via the Lake Shore Limited at 2:00am (time zones observed).

Traveling across the country alone by train has been something that I've wanted to do for as long as I can remember. I can recall watching the country fly past my car window when I was a child. We drove between Maine and Florida over half a dozen times. I fell in love with the East Coast before I even knew it. I have spent zero time on the West Coast, and being offered the opportunity to perform in Seattle and stay for a week felt like the perfect opportunity to scratch a line off my bucket list. So, I did.

I created this short video for the Vimeo Weekend Challenge. The theme was "5x5 Compleixity". A 5x5 video is comprised of 5 clips at 5 seconds each, with the adidtion of one 3-second title clip at the begginning or the end totaling at 28-seconds. All sound must be natural. This is what I did. 

Monochrome Tokyo

Monochrome Tokyo

One thing that most travelers have in common, regardless of travel style, is that one of the best parts of traveling is learning how to navigate a new city, and losing a sense of direction as a way to discover and stay curious. Wandering the streets of a new environment allows you to take in new surroundings for nothing more than what they have to offer and is one of the most liberating feelings in the world.

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