I'm lucky enough to have been able to call California home for the majority of my life. After growing up on the Southern coast of the state, I spent two years in NorCal that I now look back on as some of the best years of my life. Rich in
“You have heard that our fathers were told, ‘Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you not to stand up against someone who does you wrong. On the contrary, if someone hits you on the right cheek, let him hit you on the left cheek too! If someone wants to sue you for your shirt, let him have your coat as well! And if a soldier forces you to carry his pack for one mile, carry it for two! When someone asks you for something, give it to him; when someone wants to borrow something from you, lend it to him."
From the early years of my childhood, I have vivid memories of long car drives across New York, of highways laced with crude and flagrant taggings. Despite my congenital strive towards perfectionism, organization and order, I believed the vandalizer sprayed life and character into what was otherwise a dull, unremarkable
A video timelapse I took from my upstairs balcony overlooking Beirut. This was taken with my old Nikon D7000 using a Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 Wide Angle Lens. Would love to repeat using my Fuji XT-1 when the weather and time permits. The footage is far from perfect, but
Experimentation often yields unintended outcomes. We frequently fall victim to taking the beauty in our everyday world for granted. Below, a collection of photographs showcasing textures, lights and colors some of which were taken with unusual techniques. Beirut from the car window circa January 2015. Colorful rubber band wristbands on
"And do not take an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black. Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil."
"The mind is everything. What you think you become."
Ever since I started being very active on Instagram, I've been receiving tons of questions asking how exactly I get my images looking the way they do. The answer to this question isn't as straightforward as you might hope, however I've put together this post to detail my workflow and
"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms."