Journal

Behind-the-scenes, project research, new ideas, and trip snippets.

Platform Bed

Feels good to sleep on a bed you build yourself. Woodworking is a new hobby that I've picked up recently. What attracted me the most about woodworking is its freedom for creations—It's like Legos for adults. Plus, you get to actually utilize the end product. I've built...

November 28, 2016 at 11:31PM

(12 of 12) Wrapping up my 12 parts Iceland series. Here's a sheep head, a traditional icelandic cuisine. This was available at their main bus station, where we heard it was one of their bus drivers favorites. Kinda chewy. More future projects: http://ift.tt/2gEhkIZ @imaginaryzebra #imaginaryzebra...

Arizona. 4 days, 808 miles, and 1 bottle of sunscreen pt.2 of 2

Goal was to check out as many must see's in Arizona in 2 days. If you haven't checked out part 1 of the series. Click here. The Plan A was where we lived. (via AirBnB) B—Tonto Natural Bridge C—Bull Pen Swim Hole D—Montezuma Castle E—Devil's Bridge 8:45AM Not chasing sunrise today, so we took off...

JP Custom Kicks x Imaginary Zebra Photoshoot—Behind the Scenes

[aside] Location: Richmond, CA Photo cred: Benson Camera: Canon 5D mkIII Lens: Canon 70-200 II f2.8 [/aside] Had a golden opportunity to shoot the spectacular custom by JP Custom Kicks. I've never done any serious sneaker shoots in the past; the last pair I shot was my own custom back in '07...

Riutta Images—Design Process

Brand development and stationary design for portrait and wedding photographer from Michigan, Riutta Images. [su_heading]Before & After[/su_heading] Bryana Riutta picked up photography just three years ago, and has been pursuing it professionally this past year. She’s established the brand “Riutta Images” and approached us to re-envision the...

Birthday spent 13500 ft above ground—My first skydiving experience

[aside] Location: Byron, CA Photo cred: Michelle & Benson & Brad (from Company) Camera1: Olympus OMD EM5 Camera2: Go Pro Hero3 Lens: Lumix 20mm f1.7 [/aside] [su_heading]Arrival[/su_heading] It all came as a surprise. No mental prep, no Bacardi shots (I could've really used one), no nothing till I'm about 30 minutes away from...

Valentine’s day came early. Best move ever.

[aside] Location: San Francisco, CA Photo cred: Michelle & Benson Camera1: Olympus OMD EM5 Lens1: Lumix 20mm f1.7 Lens2: Rokinon 7mm f3.5 [/aside] I'm blessed to date a girl who isn't fixated to celebrating Valentine's on the actual day. On the day of almost any holiday occasion that presumes a date, all...

My Man-Cave Part 1—DIY Dog Fence for Garage Doors

[aside] Location: My garage Photo cred: Benson Camera1: Olympus OMD EM5 Camera2: iPhone 5s Lens: Rokinon 7.5mm f3.5 [/aside] My garage the core dumpster for the house, storing shit that I don't really need and things that I might use (and will never use). I'm talking about shelves, several IKEA tables( ones...