What makes an image compelling? How does it transport us to another place and time? How does a photographer send us on a journey around the world? These are the questions that director Abraham Joffe sets out to answer with his new series, Tales of Light. It will showcase five-different adventure photographers as the travel the world searching for the perfect still.
The amount of wanderlust created by the video is electric. I would give a arm and a leg to travel to some of these places that are so beautifully represented.
From The Column: Through the Lens
As rent skyrockets in most ski towns, and the trend of mobile tiny homes continues to proliferate, more and more disgruntled ski bums are flocking to motor vehicles as their primary living quarters. The draw of the open road, chasing pow, and cheap living is one that lures these Kerouac spirits to the asphalt rivers of the United States. With so many different motor options out there for the would-be vagabond, we at TGR put a list together to say what your car camping vehicle says about
As fall fades and snow paints the landscape, countless mountain folk begin to feel the existential tug of winter. But there’s one type of outdoor enthusiast who’s commitment trumps all the rest. Masters of the art of discomfort, these individuals are known by many names: vagrant, gypsy, transient, bohemian, but most of the time, these restless wanderers prefer their given moniker: The Dirtbag. Styling out destitution like a badge of honor, poverty hasn’t looked this good since the Buddha
Moving to a mountain town can be the best decision of your life. Days are filled with crushing the steeps, slaying pow, and abusing shot skis. But who is to comfort you when you’re tired, drunk, and alone at night? Most likely: no one. The lack of reliable, enjoyable, physical companions is a reality that every single ski bum is familiar with. Without a regular influx of options, the mountain man (or woman) resorts to the import/export business. Ski bums import a significant other or