Occasionally, you experience that magical moment of meeting perfect strangers that instantly feel like old friends. Like you’re connected on another level and the conversation just flows. Meeting Liz Fisher & Corey Dickerson of The Cordial Sins was exactly like that. Within moments of greeting one another, We jumped right into conversation that seemed to flow naturally. No need to stay on the surface… the conversation jumped from humanity, to injustice, to personal lives and relationships to love and on to connection with the world around us. They are artists with incredible technical talent paired with a curiosity about humanity and voracious quest for life that coalesces and is made evident in their music.Read More
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Blank stares or a “that’s cool…?” is the response I get more than half of the time when I tell people I have a blog dedicated to mostly abandoned buildings. It’s grown to incorporate to nature photography, pictures of interesting structures in general, cute photos of my friend’s farm animals, but at its foundation are abandoned buildings. I’d like to think I have a special skill for being able to pick them out everywhere I go. Whether it’s a rural or more urban area, I’m able to zero in on them right away, it’s like being drawn to them. I feel like I understand these buildings, I can recognize their beauty and sadness because it’s what I see in my own life. I empathize with that feeling of the world moving on around you and you feeling left behind. I’m always curious about what led to each building’s vacancy, about the lives that played out behind doors.
There is small but growing community of fellow explorers who share the same curiosity and passion when it comes to documenting forgotten treasures. In no particular order, the following are my top ten tips that I’ve gathered and created for myself when it comes to getting out on the road and starting to photograph these decaying relics.Read More
Kayla joined The Campfire Experience early in 2016 and has been an incredible force of nature with a wonderfully creative soul. In addition to assisting with day to day operations, she has taken her love of music and injected it into leading the upcoming Campfire Sessions - which we cannot wait to announce! Take a moment to get to know Kayla.Read More
One afternoon, when I was six-months pregnant, my husband and I left for a music festival on a whim. He took our guest bedroom mattress and stuffed it into our car. Laughing at ourselves, we threw our bags into the car and headed to a weekend of music. It was that weekend I realized something: I love the campfire experience, but not the camping experience.Read More