Good Life

For the last few months, I have been pretty occupied. I have been working my day job – designing denim – as well as contributing heavily to Dallas’ new online culture magazine, (and even contributing here and there to the well-read t-shirt blog, I have also been doing some freelance on the side and staying busy artistically in general. If not artistically, I have been staying busy physically by riding my bike. Hell yeah, bikes.

While The Good Child lives on, selling online and sharing creative ideas with others, I have definitely been focused elsewhere, too.

Oh, hey, and I also go a new camera! I am now shooting with a Canon 5D Mark II! That’s really what brought me to blog at this moment; I want to share with you guys – my supporters, friends, and family – what I have been experiencing lately. Below, take a journey with me through music, friends, family, tasty foods, and, well, the good life.

35 Denton was pretty rad. It was my fourth year in attendance, first year shooting press, and first time at a pop concert (Solange!)…

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The Bad Religion show, with opening act Polar Bear Club, at the House of Blues, Dallas was also 100% rad (read my review and see a bunch of b&w photos, here)…

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I also had fun digging through stuff and meeting artists at the local flea market at Lee Harvey’s…

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And, I had a blast testing my new camera at Krispy Kreme. I might have eaten a dozen doughnuts to myself…

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I also tested out the portrait setting on my favorite canine and a few of my favorite humans…

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Overall, it’s been an adventurous last few months and I am thrilled to take my new camera with me everywhere. My love for photography has taken me more places than I could have ever imagined and I look forward to the possible new opportunities coming my way this year.

This all goes hand in hand with one of my main beliefs in life: If you want something in life, grab it/make it happen. That is, quite simply, how I have done the things I’ve done, met the people I’ve connected with, and my accomplished dreams and goals. I am still learning, making mistakes, and listening (you have to listen! Don’t forget!), but I am growing stronger in my skills every day.

Do the same for yourself. Ride your bike, see a friend, or just get out there solo (I do, all the time) and enjoy something just for yourself.

Thanks for sticking around through the drought, and stay tuned for news on an up and coming Spring event!


2 responses to “Good Life

  1. Very inspiring! Always good stuff from you. Keep it up, dude.

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