But, being a kid, I didn't always want to go. I’d moan that I had something else I wanted to do or complain that my feet hurt. My mind would wander and I’d think about a TV show or something else equally as trivial.
Trigger Warning: This post mentions elements of death.
I was rifling through an old shoebox of photographs this week, like swiping through your phone pics but manual (HA!), and I found this beauty.
So before organizing (and I use that term lightly) with the other two guys, and way before putting this website together, the three of us had been working and adventuring together for almost 20 years. Over that time, Jim has established himself as an accomplished oil painter and graphic artist, Royce a devoted knife maker and sketch artist, and me a practising photographer/videographer with an appreciation for semi precious stones and minerals. All of these things we did together and apart, in our down time or spare moments. The super great thing about the lack of confidence in my own work, is that I’ve accumulated a massive library of photo and video footage to share!
The Veterans Finding Peace short was a piece of video that was honestly left to the toss of a coin. Whatever gets me out the door and in a creative space is golden. Besides, any day in the sun on top of the Jeep is time well spent.
So, as I film and create, I'd enjoy shedding light on the world as we see it. The world we all live in. Every story or piece of art we create is focus used in creation instead of destruction. Peace in place of calamity, and hope where hopeless seemed final. I would love if everyone who visits our site were able to pull a personal connection with one, or all of us together. If you leave feeling better than when you came, maybe share us with someone else who needs to feel lighter.
Seth: Wandering Jester and devoted friend. Hunting images like game on a landscape. Sharing meals, story and adventure. Weaver of words and kicker of stones.