I had seen plenty of photos of Lauterbrunnen but none of them could have prepared me for just how beautiful it was. It was raining as we drove through the valley and into town but this just added to the countless massive waterfalls we saw, as well as the beautiful fog moving through the valley. It was such moody weather but it was perfect.
More from my time in Lauterbrunnen in my Europe blog post (Link in Bio). #Lauterbrunnen#Switzerland#Europe
I love all the little lookouts in the mountains of Washington. I had no idea these existed when I first moved to Washington, but over the years I’ve been able to visit more and more of them. I find each one is unique and makes reaching the summit that much more exciting. So thanks Washington, for being so cool 😎❤️
Earlier this year, @CalebSprong and I visited 11 countries in Europe in 2 weeks. It was a whirlwind trip that had us constantly on the moving, shooting almost every sunrise and sunset. If you’re interested in the route we took or the spots we visited in Europe, I have a blog post up about the trip (Link in Bio). This carousel contains an image from each of the countries we visited (except Liechtenstein): 1. Switzerland 2. Germany 3. Austria 4. Slovenia 5. Italy 6. Monaco 7. France 8. Andorra 9. Spain 10. England.
The sun goes down every day but some days it does it in a more spectacular fashion than others. It’s the same action, one just more beautiful than the other. It’s the beautiful ones that are nearly impossible to look at and not smile, feeling happier about life.
It’s the same with us doing most anything in life, and how our attitudes appear to others. We can get stuff done regardless but will we choose to do it with joy, with beauty.
How does it look when we help someone, do we begrudgingly do it out of duty, or do we do it with a smile on our faces, thankful for the opportunity to love.
Our attitude is so important in life. So choose gratitude and choose joy. And... be that beautiful sunset to the people around you 😄
If you google “How many stars in the universe?” this is the top result:
“There are about 10 billion galaxies in the observable universe! The number of stars in a galaxy varies, but assuming an average of 100 billion stars per galaxy means that there are about 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (that's 1 billion trillion) stars in the observable universe!” That is so crazy to think about, considering when you look up at a sky “full” of stars like this you’re only seeing a few thousand of those stars.
It’s humbling how small we really are in the grand scheme of things, but yet here we are, living and breathing on this beautiful planet… and what a gift that is 🙏
@luminoxworld just released its new Atacama collection of watches that I was down in Chile shooting last month.
The extreme environment of the Atacama Desert was the perfect background for these beautiful watches… from sunrise to late at night, we put these watches to the test.
Check out my story to see more images of the watch in Atacama.
#LuminoxExploresAtacama#EverySecondCounts#Luminox #ad @luminoxworld
A tranquil retreat in the woods 🌲🌲🏠🌲🌲 Someday I’ll own a little cabin in the woods like this… a place to remove myself from the chaos of life… a place to relax, read, or edit photos while listening to the sound of the rain outside, a crackling fire, and maybe a Ben Howard inspired playlist 🌧 🔥🎶 #Goals
The road into San Pedro de Atacama.
On our first morning down in Chile we woke up an hour before sunrise and walked a short ways outside of town, up a small hill, to this viewpoint. Taking in the desert view as the sun crept over the horizon and illuminated the other worldly landscape was the perfect way to start the trip.
As we enter my 2 favorite months here in Washington, I can’t help but get excited for fall to start creeping in. It’s just such a beautiful time of year here in the PNW, which is why I’m hosting a workshop and photo tour around the Olympic Peninsula with @hikeolympic in October. Check out the link in my bio for more details on this jam-packed 4 day photography event. Come ready to learn, and ready to adventure. I hope to see you there 😊
I spent last week down in the Atacama Desert in Chile with @luminoxworld.
We spent the days running around the moon like desert landscape and the evenings staring up at the brightest night skies I’ve ever seen, all while testing and shooting the soon to be released Luminox Atacama collection of watches.
I’ll share some images of the watch when it releases soon but until then here is a sunset photo from a place called Mars Valley and another one of the Milky Way core later that night.
This sunset from above the clouds near Mt. Rainier took golden hour to another level.
I’m currently running around capturing golden hours in the Atacama Desert in Chile... and I can’t wait to sit down, edit these images, and share them with you!
But for now you can follow along in my stories ✌️😊