Venice Beach Snapshots

Being lucky enough to call Venice Beach my home for for the past couple of months opened my eyes to another side of the idyllic landscape one encounters as a tourist. When the marine wall rolls in and covers the beach in its thick fog the place looks post-apocalyptic. There is a solid group of local characters who hit the strip every day carrying Christ’s cross (with the help of a wheel – cheating, no?), practicing energy healing, fishing, skating, flexing, training pigeons, collecting cans, sharing religion, selling reggae cds, selling flowers, and much, much more. It is first come, first serve and there is no fee to set up a booth on the Venice boardwalk and sell your wares as long as you are selling original artworks. This limitation creates an economy of creativity amongst the many homeless who live on the beach. It is not a bad life. Eclectic to be sure. Here is a little collection of snapshots I took on 35mm film during my stay. xo

FLA Travelogue

From the swamp around Grandma’s house in Ocala to New Years Eve on Ft. Laurderdale Beach to a snake encounter at an abandoned women’s penitentiary in Plantation this is how I brought in 2017 caught on 35mm. xo

Venice Beach, CA

If there’s time, I love to hit Venice Beach straight from landing at LAX to get acclimatized deep into those sweet Cali vibes asap. Here are some 35mm pics from last week where we did just that. xo

Cali Travelogue Part Eight: Apple Pie Ridge

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Davie, FLA

I took a little detour from the hip madness of Art Basel Miami Beach in December and got a taste of some real Americana. All photos pictured here are 35mm black and white film. xo