A Week Away: PHL, CHI & NYC

Break was great- got to move around from city to city. I don't think I've had such a dynamic gallery over a short period of time since my Africa trip. I don't have much to say, just because the week was too dense & personal- plus, I'm still struggling with how much transparency is appropriate for this sort of social platform. Anyways, it was so cool to meet up with friends I haven't seen in years & I'm so thankful for all the new friendships made in PHL & NYC...

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Walk With Me (O'hare Int.)

Finally got to take a step away from campus today. I feel like November is that momentous month in the Fall semester where the weeks just fly by and you get behind on everything- like, everything. Whether you relate or not, that's just how this past month was for me, so getting away felt good- even if that meant walking around O'hare for a few hours. Because I spent so much time at the airport (I overestimated Thanksgiving travel traffic), you can see the daylight transitions through my photos & sort of experience the entire journey with me...

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Family Trip in Chicago

Got to take urban-setting photos a couple of weeks back when I met up with family in Chicago. Urban photos are awesome and people approach them so differently.. I'm just always tied to capturing moods of settings, the photo style/aim is both a curse and a blessing. I take urban photos with movement, just to engage with the feeling of being in said setting. Even studying Architecture, i can't get into photographing architectural form- just doesn't appeal to me...

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Lightroom Post-Processing

People always give me a weird look when I tell them I only edit through VSCO- and that I give only 15-20 seconds per photo. I don't know if it's a good things, or I just am too complacent to go deeper into photo editing. I just feel that when you spend too much time looking at a single photo, you overthink the aesthetic. Time spent contemplating aesthetic just never works out for me...

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