Seeing through lenses

We are beginning the long process of sifting through footage and transcribing interviews in the next couple of weeks and are excited about what we see. I wanted to share a few productions photos to get you all excited for the film and also share a bit of what we saw over our two weeks in Ethiopia. We spent most of our trip looking through a lens,¬†¬†worried about things like …

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An Update… Finally

As you may or may not have noticed, Internet in Ethiopia was quite spotty, and we had a rather hard time posting to our blog; however, have no fear, because we’re back, rested, and have stories to share. First, we want to thank you for your prayers and support! The trip was full of life changing moments and beautiful stories. The video and photographs we collected during our time in …

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Tipping the Scale

Africa is getting so close, I can smell it. Those of you who know me well, know that I have a slight love affair with the continent. I blame my father. He took me to Cote d’Ivoire at the impressionable age of 14 and I saw the country with young eyes. I viewed the trip as my first taste of real adventure, and you can hardly blame me for falling …

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Your best camera is the one thats with you

Hello all. 26 months after getting married, Dave and I are finally getting a blog up. Instead of writing a long post about our lives over the past two years, I have opted to share photos taken on my beloved phone camera. I love to look back through the albums on my phone at the little pieces of life that I chose to document. It amazes me how quickly we …

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Ethiopia here we come

On August 9th, Erica and I board a plane and begin an 18 hour journey to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to work on a short documentary film project. Feelings of anxiety, excitement, and anticipation fill our heads as we wrap up the pre-production phase of the project and take care of last minute details. The focus of our trip is to capture a story about street boys in Ethiopia. Although we …

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