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A Week of Inspiration

Last week was unbelievable. I spent the first half traveling from Portland Oregon along Pacific Northwest Coast, through the redwood forest, then over into Lake Tahoe, through Death Valley, and finally landed in Vegas for the 2008 Wedding and Portrait Photographer International (WPPI) convention. Julia Newman and Punam Bean, two amazing photographers, and more importantly good friends of mine took the trip with me. We took our time.. stopping constantly to photograph the amazing landscape. Everyday was spent in a completely different climate.. it was incredible. See below for some images from our journey.

our journey..

Black Sand Beaches in Northern California

They look so serious, don't they?

We found this nook in the Redwoods..

mmm.. yummy light!

massive clovers.. leprechauns were gonna come out at any moment

Punam taking a nap in the clovers

Ok, she's not really taking a nap!

Julia getting in on the fun

Lake Tahoe.. caught these two shots from the car. I can't wait to go back and spend some time there.

Death Valley

Can you believe that sky?! yeah.. we don't have skies like that in NYC :-)

Death Valley Junction, a ghost town.. sorta.

Julia, looking like her hot cowgirl self.


Anonymous said...

Those colors are AMAZING!!! Yay!

Anonymous said...

WOW! Your trip looked AWESOME! I hope to go to WPPI next year, and a road trip like this beforehand seems like the perfect way to gear up for the convention! I might have to ask for some pointers come February next year!

JenDavis said...

Thanks Poo :-)

Kim.. I can't say enough good things about WPPI! Give me a shout when you plan your trip!

jason groupp said...

Those are beautiful! What an awesome trip!

Christine Farah Photography said...

arrrrrrrrrrggggggh! I am so very jealous I wish I could have been in on that road trip. The pictures are amazicle! It was so awesome meeting you and the other J's! Hopefully we will get to hang out again soon. :)

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous photos Jen! Did you have a good time at WPPI!? I missed it this time, but definitely will be there next year! :)

Anonymous said...

I adore the path through the sequoia & the parched earth and sky images. Beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Hey Jen,

It looks like you all had a lot of fun. Let me know the next time you take a road trip, I would love to join in!

Also, do you want to come to FL and shoot? I would love to have you!