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WE BOUGHT A CAMP!

YAY!it just hit the stands ūüôācharlie as a brownie breaks my heart.i mean, who knew they made baby moccasins that were this adorable??thanks to everybody who helped !!pick up the latest copy of¬†MIDWEST LIVING¬†magazine. or download it on¬†zinio.

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this wild idea

We love dogs.We especially love people that love their dogs so much that they decide to travel the country with them on a year long journey, documenting their adventure every step of the way. ¬†I introduce you to Theron and Maddie, two best friends that met one new person a day and told their story through photographs and oral history. The project: This Wild Idea. Our friend garrett cornelison (who came to shoot for the styleseek weekend at camp) has partnered with Theron Humphrey and is crossing the country, collecting stories and interviewing dogs (and their owners) for whywerescue.com. (Garrett…

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into the wild

The weather is cold and snowy here in the Midwest so what better way to warm those hearts then with some ¬†images of woodland creatures. Check out these and more amazing wildlife photo’s taken by Dan Dinu¬†(pictured below)! Have a wonderful weekend, friends!

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one of the coolest things weve seen in a long time…

Amazing vintage mug shots from the sydney justice and police museum— discovered on the blog twisted sifter. we did a similiar photoshoot (to emulate the style of prohibition era mugshots) when we shot the series to promote the WANDAWEGA MAPLE SYRUP. this earlier post ¬†had some of my favorites- we shot with our friends eric ellis and tyler peterson: it is also part of the inspiration for the story in CAMPSTYLE magazine (we dug up some old shots of gangster roger touhy for the story of his Wandawega visit)

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Grandpa’s old military photos

My grandfather passed away a few weeks ago. It was sad and hard on our family (especially my grandmother), but he was 93 and lived a long, happy and simple life. He was a strong and caring grandfather, father and husband. He will be missed dearly. A few years back, he and my grandmother moved into an assisted living facility. When they moved, all of us grandchildren were encouraged to go through their home and take things that we wanted (the things that they weren’t moving with them). It sounds a little morbid but it was cool to go through…

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to those who MAKE and INSPIRE

sometimes you meet folks who are so gifted and productive in life that they make you feel like you are standing still. (how do they manage have families, a social life, and open up businesses before even hitting 30?) shops like fleur. buckshot sonny’s.¬†the indo projects. stone blitzer.¬†sparrow. threefold.¬†goodbeerhunting. the green bean. post27. the post family.¬†winter session.¬†¬†bladon conner.¬†suitorlife.¬†land and sea dept.(far too many to continue listing, so i’ll have to do another series of posts on inspirational folks that we love) it blows my mind.and motivates the hell out of me to get off the couch. we’ve been blessed with…

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STYLE SEEK RETREAT recap

from StyleSeek’s post on the retreat: “A few weekends ago our Creative Director Ryan Plett got a diverse group of photographers together and took them out into the woods of Wisconsin for the weekend with only their cameras, food/liquor, and the amazing resort. The goal was to highlight a single place, seeing how each person would experience the same location while creating truly unique content. Camp¬†Wandawega¬†in Elkhorn Wisconsin was the location for the¬†#StyleSeekRetreat, a private camp that has been painstakingly curated with vintage and authentic items that truly take you back in time. The list of¬†photographers¬†that attended the Retreat include:…

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