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2023-03-04: 🍿 Metropolis, 1927 - ★★★★★ I don’t know why I’m ever skeptical of silent films that are highly regarded. I’m always so hesitant …

2023-03-01: 🎮 Outer Wilds, 2019 - ★★★★★ Simply outstanding. Enrapturing and engaging in every possible way. Emergent gameplay abounds. The …

2023-03-01: 🎮 Gibbon: Beyond the Trees, 2022 - ★★★ Fun swinging and good message, but some frustrating segments that ruin the flow.

2023-02-28: 🍿 Seven Samurai, 1954 - ★★★★★ (contains spoilers) This review may contain spoilers. Loved it. Scattered thoughts follow. - I was worried about keeping …

2023-02-28: 🍿 Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, 2010 - ★★★★ (contains spoilers) This review may contain spoilers. Still unpacking it. Some impressions: - Eerie but never …

2023-02-28: Thailand Travel Log Pt. 4 Well I’m heading home! Our last two days in Thailand were very low key. Less bussing around and more …

2023-02-27: 🍿 Beau Travail, 1999 - ★★★½ A vibe. Weird film to watch right after A Brighter Summer Day. Almost antithetical in terms of form. …

2023-02-27: 🍿 A Brighter Summer Day, 1991 - ★★★★ (contains spoilers) This review may contain spoilers. Didn’t expect this to be so sad. A really interesting look at how …

2023-02-25: Thailand Travel Log Pt. 3 One of the more surprising things I’ve found on this trip is that my hotel WiFi has …

2023-02-24: Thailand Travel Log Pt. 2 It’s my first morning in Thailand. Yesterday we got some coffee (I got lychee iced coffee - so good) …

2023-02-22: Thailand Travel Log Pt. 1 Over the next six days, I’ll be traveling to Chiang Mai, Thailand, to interview some …

2023-02-17: 📷 The pier at Seacliff is going to be demolished. The pier at Seacliff is going to be demolished. I know a lot of people grew to dislike the pier. I …

2023-02-05: 🍿 Matilda, 1996 - ★★★★ Trunchbull is a beast in this. It’s just so fun to watch her stomping around with the dust lifting …

2023-02-02: 🍿 Groundhog Day, 1993 - ★★★★½ Today is… tomorrow! What words to live by. I need to start waking up being thankful for the day …

2023-01-26: 🍿 Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, 2022 - ★★½ Really just makes me want to watch Phantom Thread. Thing on plot, thin on dialogue. Feels made for …

2023-01-20: 🍿 Original Cast Album: Company, 1970 - ★★★★ I have no prior experience with this show or recording, but this was still an entrancing watch. …

2023-01-19: 🍿 Robin Robin, 2021 - ★★★½ (guess I didn’t log this way back when! cute, songs aren’t the strongest, but how can you fault it …

2023-01-19: 🍿 Sing Street, 2016 - ★★★★ The songs in this are so well done. Really believable that they would be written in that time and …

2023-01-17: 🍿 White Noise, 2022 - ★★★ Man… there was a lot of good in this. The whole second chapter is fantastic. The scene at the gas …

2023-01-17: 🍿 The Most Dangerous Game, 1932 - ★★★ Short and sweet. Really the first 40 minutes or so is a slow, somewhat boring setup for a much more …

2023-01-14: 🍿 Mission: Impossible III, 2006 - ★★★½ Mission: Unstabilizable: The Bourneification of Ethan Hunt View on Letterboxd →

2023-01-13: Great writing by Julia Pott on the nature of pencils. I appreciate the way her newsletters deeply …

2023-01-13: 🍿 Avatar: The Way of Water, 2022 - ★★★★ This had pretty much all the failings of its predecessor. Which means I still really greatly enjoyed …

2023-01-09: 🍿 Mission: Impossible II, 2000 - ★★½ Didn’t really watch this, just had it on while building a kitchen set for the baby. Just tryin to …

2023-01-08: 🍿 Mission: Impossible, 1996 - ★★★★ Got the hankering for an M:I series rewatch in advance of M:I:7. Kittridge is easily one of the best …

2023-01-08: 🍿 Avatar, 2009 - ★★★★ Most of the live-action scenes look like they were shot for the SyFy channel. The narration is dumb …

2023-01-07: 🎮 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, 2019 - ★★★★ Quite fun. Story’s alright but mostly sits backseat to the gameplay. I grew up on the Jedi Knight …

2023-01-06: 🎮 Return of the Obra Dinn, 2019 - ★★★★½ Really spectacular. A perfect game for this stormy weather. The voice acting and sound design really …

2022-12-31: Galaxy’s Edge + rain = maximum atmosphere. 📷

2022-12-29: 🍿 Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, 2022 - ★★★★ Watched on Thursday December 29, 2022. View on Letterboxd →

2022-12-24: 🍿 Catch Me If You Can, 2002 - ★★★★★ The annual Christmas Eve rewatch. :) I think this is probably my favorite Spielberg film so it feels …

2022-12-24: Hope everyone has a nice Christmas Eve. :)

2022-12-24: Went to Barceloneta in downtown Santa Cruz the other night. Really really great food all around, but …

2022-12-24: 🍿 How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 2000 - ★★★½ Not a movie for people who get motion sickness. Way funnier than I remembered. View on Letterboxd →

2022-12-24: 🍿 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, 1964 - ★★★★ This poor reindeer is literally like one minute old when Santa Claus himself shows up and absolutely …

2022-12-22: 🍿 The Fabelmans, 2022 - ★★★★ Felt really good to see this in a theater. Hard to get my thoughts together on it other than that. …

2022-12-21: Current status: “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” bumpin in Dolby Atmos while I crank …

2022-12-19: 🍿 Elf, 2003 - ★★★★ Will Ferrel as the Manic Pixie Nightmare Boy. View on Letterboxd →

2022-12-19: 🍿 A Charlie Brown Christmas, 1965 - ★★★★½ So perfectly captures the timing and cadence of the comic strips. I love that it doesn’t make a …

2022-12-19: 🍿 Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town, 1970 - ★★★½ Wouldn’t be a present wrapping party without some Rankin/Bass. 🎁🎄 View on Letterboxd →

2022-12-18: 🍿 The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper, 2005 - ★★★½ I like the penguins. They’re basically just modern Looney Tunes. This has a rough ending but overall …

2022-12-18: 🍿 Christmas with the Kranks, 2004 - ★★ Jamie Lee Curtis and Dewey from Malcolm in the Middle are pretty much the only good things about …

2022-12-12: The Wes Anderson Tolerance Index 🎥 Was talking with a friend about The Grand Budapest Hotel and came up with what I call the WATI (Wes …

2022-12-09: 🎮 Disco Elysium: The Final Cut, 2021 - ★★★★★ The best writing of any game I’ve played, hands down. The world is so fascinating and original, …

2022-12-08: iOS pull-down search is weird… sometimes if I type in “Photos” the only recommendation is to …

2022-12-04: Really good post from Owen Dennis, creator of the late great Infinity Train, on the focus on existing IPs in entertainment At this point, the obsession over IP’s has been digging so deep that studios are pulling obscure …

2022-12-03: 🍿 Home Alone, 1990 - ★★★½ Would love to travel back in time to watch this in a packed theater. View on Letterboxd →

2022-12-03: 🍿 Werewolf by Night, 2022 - ★★★★ Light 4 / heavy 3.5 maybe. 🤷‍♂️ Fun and well directed! Always appreciate superhero fight scenes that …

2022-12-01: 🍿 Streaming Wonderland: Puppies Crash Christmas, 2017 - ½ Horrific. Difficult to understand the target demographic here. If it’s young children, there are …

2022-12-01: The unexpectedly wonderful sensation of conforming an edit using Difference blend mode. In my video editing work, sometimes I need to make sure two videos match up perfectly, frame to …

2022-11-30: 🍿 Happiest Season, 2020 - ★★½ Wait… this movie can’t be over… there’s at least three minor characters that haven’t given an …

2022-11-29: 🍿 Spirited, 2022 - ★★★½ Really surprised how much I enjoyed this. Although I wonder what it would’ve been like with two …

2022-11-29: The Santa Clause, 1994 - ★★½ “Nee-uhl!” -Charlie A classic for sure… but it’s kind of just holiday fried chicken. It’s tasty, but …

2022-11-26: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, 2022 - ★★★½ We need the MCU to go smaller(1). This feels like a story torn between two movies: one an emotional …

2022-11-25: It’s still fall even if I’m listening to Christmas music. These things are not mutually …

2022-11-25: Arthur Christmas, 2011 - ★★★★ Absolutely zany, but like the best Aardman films, the zaniness manages to be tasteful. Some of the …

2022-11-25: The Bishop's Wife, 1947 - ★★★ I imagine this is what Cary Grant was like in normal life.

2022-11-25: Christmas in Connecticut, 1945 - ★★★½ Could use about 80% less focus on the men. I’m only here for Barbara.

2022-11-22: See How They Run, 2022 - ★★★★ Hyper-reflexive film. Genuinely concerned for the script’s spine because of how often it arcs back …

2022-11-22: Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas, 1977 - ★★★½ Takes a bit too long to get into it and those first two songs are 😰 rough. But the muppeteering is …

2022-11-20: Carol, 2015 - ★★★★½ (contains spoilers) This review may contain spoilers. When you find someone you love so much, it’s easy to clam up. To …

2022-11-18: Criterion added a slew of films to its streaming site for Sony Pictures Classics’ 30th anniversary. …

2022-11-18: Big Thief stole my heart If you aren’t yet acquainted with Big Thief and by extension Adrianne Lenker, I suggest you have …

2022-11-17: Love Actually, 2003 - ★★★ Watched on Thursday November 17, 2022.

2022-11-16: I guess I’m doing this now. I was born too late to know the height of blogs in the mid-00s. However I have seen Julie & …

2022-11-08: Up, 2009 - ★★★★½ Watched on Tuesday November 8, 2022.

2022-10-30: Over the Garden Wall, 2014 - ★★★★½ Watched on Sunday October 30, 2022.

2022-10-29: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, 1982 - ★★★★½ Watched on Saturday October 29, 2022.

2022-10-24: The Half of It, 2020 - ★★★ Super uneven. Some very cute parts. Several not cute parts. It wants to be a deep and thoughtful …

2022-10-12: Tuck Everlasting, 2002 - ★★★ Watched on Wednesday October 12, 2022.

2022-10-11: Three Colors: White, 1994 - ★★★★ (contains spoilers) This review may contain spoilers. Feels like it’s gearing up to be a cautionary tale but then isn’t. …

2022-10-07: Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, 2021 - ★★★★★ I need to rehydrate. Lots of movies have come out in the past decade that deal with our aging …

2022-10-04: 🌸 olympus xa, kodak max 400

2022-10-03: Lightyear, 2022 - ★★★½ Watched on Monday October 3, 2022.

2022-10-03: Clueless, 1995 - ★★★★ Watched on Sunday October 2, 2022.

2022-10-03: When Harry Met Sally..., 1989 - ★★★★ Watched on Saturday October 1, 2022.

2022-09-28: Guys and Dolls, 1955 - ★★½ Watched on Tuesday September 27, 2022.

2022-09-27: Niagara, 1953 - ★★★ The cops in this are incredibly dorky. Recommend a watch just for the cops with ~5 minutes of screen …

2022-09-24: Minions: The Rise of Gru, 2022 Watched on Saturday September 24, 2022.

2022-09-20: Spencer, 2021 - ★★★★ Pheasants are bred to be shot. If it wasn’t for the guns they wouldn’t be there. Sometimes takes its …

2022-09-16: The Big Sick, 2017 - ★★★★ Watched on Friday September 16, 2022.

2022-09-15: The Devil Wears Prada, 2006 - ★★★★ Watched on Thursday September 15, 2022.

2022-09-15: 🏞️

2022-09-10: Monster Challenge, 2018 - ★★★½ Watched on Saturday September 10, 2022.

2022-09-04: Quilts in Women's Lives, 1980 - ★★★★ Observational documentary about women who feel compelled to quilt. Parallels those who are compelled …

2022-09-01: The NeverEnding Story, 1984 - ★★½ I’m nodding off hardcore rn so I don’t know if I’ll make it to the end of this movie. Some thoughts …

2022-08-29: Father of the Bride Part II, 1995 - ★★★ Watched on Monday August 29, 2022.

2022-08-29: Father of the Bride, 1991 - ★★★½ Steve Martin visiting the in-laws: rich people 🙄 Steve Martin two scenes prior: After my day working …

2022-08-28: My Neighbor Totoro, 1988 - ★★★★★ Literally no better movie to watch when you’re sick. ♥️

2022-08-27: Field of Dreams, 1989 - ★★★★ This movie manages to turn the goofiest premise into quite a lovely and surreal experience. Very …

2022-08-26: Best in Show, 2000 - ★★★★ Watched on Friday August 26, 2022.

2022-08-15: Hit the Road, 2021 - ★★★★½ Rayan Sarlak will be the Jean-Pierre Léaud of Iranian cinema.

2022-08-15: 🕷️

2022-08-14: The Worst Person in the World, 2021 - ★★★★½ Very good. Slows down a lot towards the end but feels justified in doing so. There’s a lot to dwell …

2022-08-04: 🌅…

2022-08-02: The Hangover, 2009 - ★★ love the setup. execution is 👎. a few funny lines here and there can’t save the nasty vibe.

2022-08-01: 🐢

2022-07-30: 🌳

2022-07-29: The Big Year, 2011 - ★★½ Birds! :) Would love a take on this story that leans more Nomadland in tone. Like a cross between a …

2022-07-26: Forrest Gump, 1994 - ★★★½ Watched on Tuesday July 26, 2022.

2022-07-21: The Parent Trap, 1998 - ★★★½ Watched on Thursday July 21, 2022.

2022-07-21: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, 1964 - ★★★★½ Watched on Thursday July 21, 2022.

2022-07-18: The Grand Budapest Hotel, 2014 - ★★★★★ “It’s snare brush time” - Alexandre Desplat, probably

2022-07-17: Kiki's Delivery Service, 1989 - ★★★★½ Watched on Sunday July 17, 2022.

2022-07-16: Pom Poko, 1994 - ★★★★ Reminds me of that movie Raccacoonie.

2022-07-15: Everything Everywhere All at Once, 2022 - ★★★★½ This is really just The Runaway Bunny. 💕 What an intensely life-affirming film. Also… that Smash …

2022-07-14: 2022 Ranked The Bad Guys Turning Red Kimi Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood Father of the Bride I …

2022-07-14: Parasite, 2019 - ★★★★★ (contains spoilers) This review may contain spoilers. 👨 Don’t make plans, son. Plans always go wrong. The best plan is …

2022-07-13: Turbo, 2013 - ★★ Why is this such a stacked cast

2022-07-13: The Bad Guys, 2022 - ★★★★ Honestly way better than I anticipated. Way gooder. Not a life-changing or heartstring-tugging movie …

2022-07-12: Forgetting Sarah Marshall, 2008 - ★★½ Some really funny parts when the improv dialogue strikes gold. Overall… embarrassing?

2022-07-12: Moonrise Kingdom, 2012 - ★★★★★ I don’t care how they do it where you come from. You want pop? You want candy? You want a snake bite …

2022-07-12: Dark Shadows, 2012 - ★★ :-/

2022-07-10: Incredibles 2, 2018 - ★★★★ Bumped it up half a star. When I saw this in theaters I think I overhyped it. Also becoming a parent …

2022-05-09: 🌙

2022-04-28: 🌼

2022-04-27: 🌬

2022-04-26: 👁

2022-04-25: 🪶

2022-04-25: 🥣

2022-03-25: ☁️

2022-03-09: 🍊

2022-03-06: 🐕

2022-01-05: 2019 Ranked Parasite Knives Out Little Women Booksmart The Farewell Marriage Story Klaus Jojo …

2022-01-05: 2020 Ranked Nomadland Never Rarely Sometimes Always Wolfwalkers Burrow The Queen's Gambit Soul On …

2021-12-15: ✨

2021-11-11: Wes Ranked Everything he directs is at the very least interesting to look at and at the very most top-shelf …

2021-07-02: So excited to share this with you all. So excited to meet this little goblin. :)

2021-05-11: Star Wars Ranked The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Star Wars: The Last Jedi Return of the Jedi Rogue One: A …

2021-05-10: MCU Ranked Ok look it’s not the greatest thing to sweep cinema but several of these are halfway decent and I …

2021-05-01: 2021 Ranked Mostly watched Disney properties this year. :-/ The Mitchells vs. The Machines Loki The French …

2021-03-03: i took this (and my last two posts) with an old f/1.4 50mm lens connected to an adapter connected to …

2021-02-27: i love ducks

2021-02-15: finally found where they put the new post button

2021-01-01: Pixar Ranked WALL·E Ratatouille Finding Nemo Inside Out Up Monsters, Inc. Coco Toy Story 2 The …

2020-12-11: My Collection Vertigo Groundhog Day Only Yesterday Elf Phantom Thread Lady Bird The Grand Budapest …

2020-10-25: missing the movies right now.

2020-09-26: Movies where they say the name of the movie in the movie This movie list is for movies that say the name of the movie they are in the movie itself, in the …

2020-09-25: 40s-60s Color Films Technicolor just hits different. Rear Window The Young Girls of Rochefort The Man Who Knew Too …

2020-09-23: on a hike.

2020-09-21: baby glass.

2020-09-20: CA.

2020-09-16: Autumn Over the Garden Wall Fantastic Mr. Fox When Harry Met Sally... Rushmore You've Got Mail …

2020-05-25: from a while back.

2020-05-03: All-Time Favorites Lady Bird Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Vertigo Phantom Thread Castle in the Sky …

2020-04-05: 2019 Ranked The only reason I made this is I’m running out of things to do in quarantine Parasite Little …

2020-03-31: remember the outdoors? fujicolor superia x-tra 400.

2020-03-29: O, kodak portra 400.

2020-03-24: steve, ilford hp5+.

2020-03-21: clouds in water, ilford hp5+.

2020-03-14: skipping, ilford hp5+.

2020-03-13: summer, ilford hp5+.

2020-03-10: walk along, kodak portra 400.

2020-03-09: urban garden, kodak portra 400.

2020-03-07: more wobbly, kodak portra 400.

2020-03-04: 🎶 cruel professor studying romances 🎶, a year ago, fujicolor superia x-tra 400.

2020-03-03: campus campus, yesterday.

2020-03-02: wobbly, valentine’s day.

2020-02-26: campus, december 2019.

2020-02-19: palace of fine arts, valentine’s day.

2020-02-17: taking photos of rocks, january.

2020-01-11: de anza, january 2018.

2020-01-04: de anza, january 2018.

2020-01-02: santana row, maybe a week ago?

2020-01-01: staircase, monday.

2019-12-30: apple park, july 2019.

2019-12-23: gruyéres, july 2015.

2019-11-06: Movies to watch between classes Films short enough (<1h40m) to squeeze between my classes. Ordered by length, shortest to …

2019-09-19: ok, soap box time. my wife (!) opened her gallery show this week to cap off her bachelor’s of …

2019-08-02: Three-and-a-half years, twenty-three hours, a lifetime.

2019-06-12: more light leaks from way back. #kodakgold200

2019-05-16: what is an album/song/artist/director/movie/book that you’ve discovered recently?

2019-05-15: flowers from over a year ago.

2019-05-02: under leaves.

2019-04-03: greenhouse sunset.

2019-03-19: library sights, ii

2019-03-18: library sights, i

2019-03-15: sno.

2018-12-15: wood / 08.14.14 / fujicolor pro 400H

2018-12-07: haystack / 08.11.14 / fujicolor pro 400H

2018-12-05: point lobos / january 2016 / kodak gold 200

2018-12-04: throwing it way back / 08.11.14 / fujicolor pro 400H

2018-12-03: steve / 12.23.15 / kodak gold 200

2018-12-02: sunrise / 12.23.15 / kodak gold 200

2018-12-01: love me some happy little accidents. #firstoftheroll

2018-10-10: don’t get koi with me

2018-09-26: O~º

2018-09-19: o 0Oo oO o

2018-04-06: not as much like scales, but still alright.

2018-04-05: like scales.

2018-01-18: Two years ago, you were going to go to Biola, I couldn’t drive, and neither of us had ever had …

2018-01-11: these two are going places. . like, they just went back to school. and they’ve probably driven …

2018-01-09: finally starting to take some film classes this week, super excited for this quarter.

2018-01-07: half dome?

2018-01-04: yosemite valley.

2017-12-25: merry christmas, all! be thankful for what you have, be patient with your family, make the most of …

2017-12-18: xmas cat

2017-12-14: winter’s back baby

2017-11-27: ginkgo iii. #vscocam

2017-11-26: ginkgo ii. #vscocam

2017-11-26: gonna try something different. ginkgo i. #vscocam

2017-11-25: nothing quite like taking a test and realizing that 90% of it is about stuff you didn’t study for.

2017-11-06: cold temps + blue skies = my favorite weather combo.

2017-11-04: leaf me be.

2017-09-22: happiness is: finding sweet deals on ultra cozy fleece with your favorite person. #vscocam

2017-08-16: away we went.

2017-07-15: green #vscocam

2017-06-18: camp starts today; v excited, v nervous, v ready. #vscocam

2017-06-09: i love overcast summer days. i think. #vscocam

2017-06-07: shea shells. #vscocam

2017-06-06: screen printing is fun (especially with fun persons). #vscocam

2017-06-05: this tree was just a very nice tree and i thoroughly enjoyed its company. #vscocam

2017-05-26: sunlight through leaves is one of my favorite things. #vscocam

2017-05-24: get well soon, sur. #vscocam

2017-05-18: first day of summer. #vscocam

2017-05-14: so close to the finish line, but my knees are getting wobbly. #filmisnotdead

2017-03-13: “My sunny mushroom.” #vscocam #kaptionsbykatherine

2017-03-06: Birth, et cetera.

2017-02-23: The rain makes sunny days so much better. Not trying to make a metaphor, just an observation. …

2017-02-16: Last snow picture, promise.

2017-01-22: Anna has the most empathetic heart I’ve ever known. She sees your sadness and is sad with you. …

2017-01-20: Alrighty I’m running out of foggy pictures of trees.

2017-01-16: A nice, un-rushed morning is hard to beat. #vscocam

2017-01-09: Few things are as satisfying as cleaning your room. Super unrelated to this photo, but it needed to …

2017-01-06: The trees looked like giants emerging through the fog and snow.

2017-01-04: 🎶 …resting in a raze the inner claims I hadn’t breadth to shake… 🎶 . …

2017-01-02: Apparently all the snails in Tahoe are on the road today.

2017-01-01: Hard to say goodbye to Tahoe, easy to say hello to home. #vscocam

2017-01-01: Changes are gradual, not immediate. Have a good year everyone..!

2016-12-31: Sometimes trees look so alien to me. It makes me constantly in awe of them. #vscocam

2016-12-30: Went skiing for the first time in several years today. I suppose you could say I “shredded the …

2016-12-29: Tahoe time / a very happy anniversary to these two..! #vscocam

2016-12-21: Buildings within buildings. #vscocam

2016-12-20: I like this city a lot.

2016-12-20: Do yourself a favor and go see La La Land.

2016-12-08: Yellow leaves, round three.

2016-11-29: Wet leaves are one of my favorite things.

2016-11-27: I love Christmas. I really do. But there’s still some color on these trees, so can we just …

2016-11-22: Yesterday’s sky was straight out of a Miyazaki film.

2016-11-16: My cat’s better than your cat.

2016-11-10: Cathcart & Pacific. #vscocam #lightroom

2016-11-08: Restless as I’ve ever been.

2016-11-04: This girl means everything to me.

2016-11-03: Never turn down an opportunity for spontaneous dippin'. #vscocam

2016-10-16: rainrainRAINrainrain #vscocam

2016-10-12: I now have a huge phone. This photo was not taken on it.

2016-10-01: Windows are one of my favorite things to take photos of. It’s like a natural double-exposure. …

2016-09-30: “Too much for me to pick up, Not sure what forgiveness is, We’ve galvanized at the …

2016-09-25: Did I ever mention how happy I am that it’s fall? #vscocam

2016-09-24: Fallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfallfall… #vscocam …

2016-09-05: “Feeling Yourself Disintegrate” by The Flaming Lips is an incredibly beautiful song and …

2016-08-30: Missing this kiddo.

2016-08-28: My cup overflows. #vscocam

2016-08-24: The evening light has been so red lately and I love it.

2016-08-17: This little guy gets me.

2016-07-23: This cat.

2016-06-02: This here snail-o is just the best snail-o. #vscocam

2016-05-28: 🎶 I’m up in the wooods… 🎶

2016-05-24: The hotel we stayed at in Gruyères.

2016-05-15: Hansen sitting in freezing cold mountain water. Claaassic.

2016-05-14: #JensenKirkendall in da leaves.

2016-05-12: BBQ day.

2016-05-11: Honestly I seriously dig this new look (sans the app icon, that could use some work). GG, IG.

2016-05-10: To clarify, by “senioritis” I didn’t mean “high school senior -itis”, …

2016-05-09: Senioritis.

2016-05-07: There are so many elderly people that hike around the mountains in Switzerland, it’s not even …

2016-05-06: !! UNRELATED CAPTION ALERT !! Saw “General USA: War of 1812” yesterday, it was very …

2016-05-05: Looking towards St. Moritz at sunset.

2016-05-03: These scans are gonna give me insta-fuel for the next year.

2016-05-02: Glacier.

2016-05-01: Another one from Muottas Muragl.

2016-04-30: On the Muottas Muragl.

2016-04-29: Just got a buncha film back, prepare yourseeeeelves!

2016-04-29: Nani always makes sure to clean between her toes. #vscocam #nanithecatwarrior

2016-04-25: Katie thinking deeply. Probably about food. #postmoreportraits #vscocam

2016-04-23: Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo. #vscocam

2016-04-22: If you can guess where this is, I’ll give you a bottle of air collected fresh from my garage. …

2016-04-21: Gotta get the gram. #vscocam

2016-04-20: 🎶 How did I ever find you? Floating gently through the gyre Of the great Sargasso Sea? 🎶 …

2016-04-17: “I will follow you into the sunrise under desert sky…” #vscocam

2016-04-15: Treeees, man. Crazy stuff. #vscocam

2016-04-14: The intricate patterns of trees astound me consistently. #vscocam

2016-04-11: I love this town. #vscocam

2016-04-10: Pls follow me on Twitter so I can add you on Miitomo thx 👉🏻@theschlaepfer👈🏻 #vscocam

2016-04-09: Doot doot checkitout it’s a rock woo #vscocam

2016-04-07: Clichés from above. #vscocam

2016-04-06: Lazy days are great until the very end of them, when it suddenly strikes you that you just spent the …

2016-04-05: More from Pinnacles. #vscocam

2016-04-04: Went hiking in Pinnacles aka heaven today. #vscocam

2016-04-02: These speckled sun-drops never grow old. #vscocam

2016-03-20: “uhh ohgawsh I’m so bad at captions” #vscocam

2016-03-19: What a cool dude. #vscocam

2016-03-16: Warm jello in the morning. #vscocam

2016-03-15: “Half Dome? I barely know Dome!” . (So somehow my skies have been ending up purple in my …

2016-03-09: I need mo' ‘Semite. #vscocam

2016-03-08: We might get older, but our jokes never do. #vscocam

2016-03-04: Favorite kind of day. #vscocam

2016-03-03: This sky. #vscocam

2016-03-02: Like a buncha snowballs on sticks. #vscocam

2016-03-01: Nani’s super into this planter. #vscocam

2016-02-29: When you’re just livin' life and suddenly become aware of your existence 👌🏻👌🏻 …

2016-02-26: I’m not usually a fan of spring, but these blossoms get me every time. Also, pretty sure this …

2016-02-20: I slept for twelve hours last night and I’m still tired. #vscocam

2016-02-18: I feel like I need to sleep for a week straight. #vscocam

2016-02-17: Spring is coming way too fast. #vscocam . [Disclaimer: this photo was taken in the middle of Summer …

2016-02-16: Sooooo tiiiiiired. #vscocam

2016-02-14: So. many. latergrams. #vscocam . (To those who use film, do you know of any good mail-in …

2016-02-12: Mordor. #vscocam

2016-02-07: Candid older guy on a train. Defs kept giving me the evil eye. #vscocam

2016-02-06: Switzerland = heaven. #vscocam

2016-02-05: Andrew Bird is coming out with a new album and I’m stoked outta my mind. #vscocam

2016-02-04: . So come, come ride in my street-car by the bay, For now I must know how fine you are in your way, …

2016-02-03: “We don’t do film.” “…what?” “We stopped developing film …

2016-02-01: There are so many photos I take that never see the light of day. They’re usually super blurry …

2016-01-27: #vscocam

2016-01-23: Funny people aren’t jokes.

2016-01-20: Check out this cool spot I found, it’s super hidden, I think I’m the first to photograph …

2016-01-17: [insert trendy song lyrics] #vscocam

2016-01-16: Got stuck south on Highway One cause of a landslide (we drove under it while it was unstable, yay …

2016-01-02: “I hear the ancient footsteps like the motion of the sea. Sometimes I turn, there’s someone …

2015-12-26: I love flying but hot dog can it be stressful. #vscocam

2015-12-23: Sunrise this morning was worth at least one quarter-portion.

2015-12-14: Steve, you are fabulous. I’m crazy excited for the places God will take you in your next year …

2015-12-07: Fall should just never end. #vscocam

2015-12-05: Portrait of a mountain. #vscocam

2015-11-30: Missing Yosemite.

2015-11-26: Thankful for stinky cheese, yes yes.

2015-11-22: “You are clothed with splendor and majesty, covering yourself with light as with a garment, …

2015-11-08: You just have to. #vscocam

2015-11-02: RAIN #vscocam

2015-10-23: Rain makes me so happy. #vscocam

2015-10-08: Purple skies make my day. #vscocam

2015-09-26: Watched some whales. #vscocam

2015-09-21: Cool shadow for a cool kid. #vscocam #kewl #khül #kooool #koala

2015-09-17: How I feel. #vscocam

2015-09-12: AH IT’S UNDER 75°! AH I CAN WEAR A SWEATER! AH THESE LEAVES ARE RED! Yep. You guessed it. …

2015-09-11: Right now I’m just trying to survive the heat, too hard to focus on taking photos. #vscocam

2015-09-09: A few things: (a) I got my copy of the Over the Garden Wall DVD yesterday and it’s got me …

2015-09-05: 35mm of Half Dome, which is 1428000mm.

2015-08-30: Abigail Nettles on her noble steed, surveying the horizon, straining to find new, exciting places to …

2015-08-29: Desiree comforts her dog Gini as she trembles on the Diavolezza. (It’s not going to get much …

2015-08-24: [To be read in a forties newsreel voice.] Stephen embarks tomorrow for the strange, far-off land …

2015-08-21: I love this building. #vscocam

2015-08-18: Disneyland has such awesome attention to detail. #vscocam

2015-08-16: The song “Lion of Rock” by Gungor has been stuck in my head all day. One line says …

2015-08-15: StevePickens at sunrise. #vscocam

2015-08-06: Met a lady from Holland who couldn’t comprehend why everyone was excited about rain. #vscocam

2015-08-04: Highway 1 is the best road in the world. #vscocam

2015-08-01: #vscocam (K, so Portland picked the worst time to go all record-breaking heat wave on us, so …

2015-07-28: Who are you creating for? Why are you creating? How do you create in a way such that your art is …

2015-07-26: Made plum cobbler, then ate it with ice cream, shirt tucked in, bare feet, sittin' on a pile o' hay, …

2015-07-25: Camp is always so refreshing. God is always so good. #vscocam

2015-07-11: Worship music bugs me. Sometimes it’s just too happy. Or too fake-happy, or something. I wish …

2015-07-08: Watched “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” over the Atlantic Ocean, I cried.

2015-07-04: I’m really tired, so here’s a photo of a goat taking a nap on his best friend’s …

2015-07-02: Do it for the vine?

2015-07-01: Walked around inside of a glacier today with shorts and a t-shirt.

2015-06-30: Stacks.

2015-06-29: This is o-kay.

2015-06-27: Walking around on top of a snowy mountain with no-show socks was probably a bad idea. But Gini the …

2015-06-26: Today was going to be a relaxing, “take it easy” kinda day, but then we ended up taking …

2015-06-25: Whenever I ride a train, I think of that scene in Spirited Away where Chihiro is traveling on the …

2015-06-24: Went up the Corvatsch tram this morning and it was absolutely gorgeous. Kept reminding me of the …

2015-06-23: Rode a funicular up to a mountain side today. We ended up hiking all around the mountain until …

2015-06-22: Hiked till my feet were sore, but we saw a waterfall and we’ve kinda been eating nothing but …

2015-06-21: Light through the stained glass window in the church at St. Gallen.

2015-06-20: I think I found the only non-green field in all of Switzerland today.

2015-06-19: Cow.

2015-06-18: Stein am Rhein yesterday.

2015-06-16: Yesterday this vintage Cadillac just showed up in front of our house so naturally I took creepy …

2015-06-16: I’m going to Switzerland today. #🇨🇭

2015-06-15: Sunrise w/ the best of friends.

2015-06-10: TOO HOT.

2015-06-10: Final finals finally. Also I hate warm weather. #vsco #vscocam

2015-06-09: The smaller details can make or break anything.

2015-06-05: More film. HEY YO you people who still shoot 35mm, how do you convert it to digital? What’s …

2015-06-03: 35mm from Yosemite. // In terms of efficiency and not-pain-in-the-butt-ness, digital photos are so …

2015-05-31: Splash-o-color latergram from Turkey.

2015-05-28: My dear Oma gently passed away early this morning. When I heard the news, I was honestly filled with …

2015-05-22: Defy genres.

2015-05-21: Marianne’s. #ihavethisthingwithfloors #whitegirlpost

2015-05-18: Swingin'.

2015-05-16: PINK CLOUDS OMG

2015-05-15: “So move your feet from hot pavement and into the grass.”

2015-05-10: Remember the days when I regularly posted photos and didn’t wait several weeks between posts? …

2015-04-26: From my trip to Greece last October, and edited with the lovely little VSCO Film 00.

2015-04-23: Moon cat.

2015-04-21: Just started shooting a pack of expired Fuji Provia on a camera with a broken light meter. These …

2015-03-29: Sneaky portrait.

2015-03-22: “I feel like a wet seed wild in the blind hot earth.”

2015-03-11: New journal entry up on the grid. Check it out, link is in my bio.

2015-03-08: Here’s something to think about. A square is really just an infinite number of lines stacked …

2015-03-06: Morning light.

2015-03-01: Sitting, waiting, wishing.

2015-02-22: Crazy old Maurice: Justin Timberlake style. Guys, tonight we finished our last show of Beauty and …

2015-02-21: I like portraits because I like people.

2015-02-20: Got a few captions for this one. “Jensen & Stephen: A Tale of Two Buds.” …

2015-02-15: thinks double exposures are cool.

2015-02-14: Here’s a weird picture. Also, we just opened our production of Beauty and the Beast! I play …

2015-02-08: We are either incredibly insignificant or exceptionally miraculous. It’s all a matter of …

2015-02-03: That natural light though.

2015-01-31: With the wind in his hair and the sun in his eye, Hansen Bellows is a pizza pie. #meaningful #sdp31

2015-01-30: Uh… #liveauthentic? Does that work here? I guess?

2015-01-26: 🌲🌲🌲💃🌲🌲🌲

2015-01-18: You can’t really see it in this photo but the red sunset was lighting up her hair and it …

2015-01-17: There’s so much world out there, it’s hard to come to grips with the fact that …

2015-01-11: 🎶 “I never was in love, you know that you were never good enough…” 🎶

2015-01-10: Today I ate yogurt, toast, a banana, a turkey and avocado sandwich, some little packaged gummy …

2015-01-03: I love the cold, and I need more of it.

2015-01-01: Happy New Year from this guy.

2014-12-26: …to all, and to all a good night!

2014-12-21: Sometimes mistakes are cool. #filmisnotdead

2014-12-15: Jensen and his Minolta. #postmoreportraits (Side note: finals week begins today and I’m …

2014-12-12: Hopefully I’m not the only one radically disappointed by the storm yesterday.

2014-12-10: They’re saying tonight is gonna be the biggest storm Santa Cruz has had in ten years. And I am …

2014-12-09: Excited for the future, sad for the present, longing for the past.

2014-12-08: Stephen and the falls.

2014-12-07: Was back in Yosemite today, climbed on rocks and stuff.

2014-12-06: Bound. Our tree this year is a bit of a “Charlie Brown tree”. It’s lopsided, just …

2014-12-05: Today I’m saying goodbye to my Oma as she flys up to Oregon to live the rest of her …

2014-11-30: Church.

2014-11-29: These memories of Yosemites. #rhymetime

2014-11-28: Sunset jam sesh yesternight.

2014-11-27: Awesome day, awesome folks, awesome food. Thankful for all of these things and so much more. …

2014-11-26: Cheesecake Factory. Came up to SF to see Interstellar in 70mm IMAX, and I can safely say it’s …

2014-11-24: Got my @krochetkids beanie and I could not be more stoked. A) it feels GREAT and B) they’re …

2014-11-23: “Do you know your name?” “…hm?” “What is your name?” …

2014-11-22: Some days you just have to play Majora’s Mask in bed until noon.

2014-11-21: #linemeetscorner meets deer.

2014-11-19: When the red trees start to show their solemn skeletons, and the sun is tucked away behind the …

2014-11-18: As the Midas-touch of the sun was slipping off the mountain peaks, the light show got its second …

2014-11-17: It’s hard to beat hanging out with #miltonthethumbcat. Nothing like a little polydactyl …

2014-11-16: Why hello, my deer.

2014-11-15: Love my dad.

2014-11-12: That’s a long drop. (FYI, I’m on Ello! Find me: ello.co/theschlaepfer)

2014-11-11: Wait, why do people like Yosemite? #nofilter

2014-11-10: An intense game of 3v3 baseball with some good folks.

2014-11-08: Throwback to that time @jake23mat came to town.

2014-11-07: How does one thrift well? Please tell me your secrets. #thriftshoppingfailure

2014-11-05: Meet Milton, the cat with thumbs. Actually, Milton is a polydactyl cat, which means he was born with …

2014-11-04: Throwing it back to the snow with @stevepickens earlier this year, because I’m listening to …

2014-11-02: Now I’m up with the birds.

2014-11-01: Waiting for a bus.

2014-10-31: Happy Halloween from a Polaroid.

2014-10-30: Why does education have to be so darn politicized? If I want to learn, why can’t I just learn? …

2014-10-29: Whaaaaaat? It’s national cat daaaaay? Okaaaaaay! Here is the back half of my cat Nani. …

2014-10-28: Feels like Italy. #linemeetscorner

2014-10-27: Landscape.

2014-10-26: Look down.

2014-10-25: Back in California and armed with latergrams.

2014-10-21: The Plastic Age.

2014-10-20: Gritty kitty.

2014-10-17: Excited because on Sunday I’ll be in place that has highs of 54°F.

2014-10-16: Dawn and dusk are my favorite times of day. Not because of the light, in fact I prefer the times …

2014-10-15: Meteora is possibly the most beautiful place I’ve ever been.

2014-10-13: Wood you like to be my friend?

2014-10-12: Cat on top of the world.

2014-10-11: We saw some rugs and my dad achieved enlightenment.

2014-10-10: These folks are swimming in the 2000-year-old ruins of Hierapolis. And they’re wearing …

2014-10-10: Other worlds?

2014-10-09: That archaeology lyfe.

2014-10-08: I love airports.

2014-10-07: Check out these rad hieroglyphics.

2014-10-07: Here’s a picture of a dog sleeping in the courtyard in front of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

2014-10-04: I’m going to Turkey tomorrow.

2014-10-03: Sometimes I feel like I should just get rid of all my social problems by never talking to anyone …

2014-09-30: When my mom said we were going into a garden/antique store I rolled my eyes. Then I realized how …

2014-09-29: I’ve always thought pigeons looked delicious.

2014-09-28: Robbie Santis, everybody. He’s got a heart of gold and a voice of silver. He’s also …

2014-09-27: For lack of a better emoji, 🐬.

2014-09-26: #factoidfridays: I’m in love with the year 1966. What’s your favorite era?

2014-09-25: So I’m kinda becoming addicted to shooting in a portrait orientation. I’m having to push …

2014-09-19: selfie x water. #factoidfridays: Someday I want to be a film director. What do you aspire to be?

2014-09-18: from that one time we woke up at sunrise on Easter and we got delicious fog. through the viewfinder …

2014-09-17: A few things: When I took this picture, a top-notch gypsy jazz group was jamming behind me. I just …

2014-09-16: A wild @THAYFORD appeared!

2014-09-12: Majesty. // Tell me, what’s the best way to clean out your VSCOcam roll, especially if you …

2014-09-09: Look at that broken tree, full of rot. When the storm came, the rot gave way to nothingness and the …

2014-09-07: Do not be afraid, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

2014-09-06: Hiked from the Skyline to the Sea today with @thedevloc831, @matthewburnss, @dburggs831, and …

2014-09-04: Do it.

2014-09-03: Stars and Stripes and Steve.

2014-09-02: Chasing light.

2014-09-01: This is Pasha. He looks like a patriotic Russian Obi-Wan Kenobi. #makeportraits

2014-08-29: I’m addicted to Bossa Nova.

2014-08-28: Round two. (#notquitea @tennisguy)

2014-08-26: Dollar nights, yo. Ate three awful hot dogs and went on a bunch of crazy rides. I love this place, …

2014-08-25: First day of school today. Pretty fun, actually. Looking forward to this year. (#Latergram from …

2014-08-24: What’s the point? #whpcarcorners

2014-08-24: The Edge // Back home in Santa Cruz. I met the cutest elderly lady on the flight here. Her name was …

2014-08-22: They’re in looooove. (Last night we swam with manta rays. The most beautiful thing I’ve …

2014-08-21: Sometimes the pictures you didn’t mean to take end up being the coolest. // pt. ii

2014-08-20: Captain Cook. // pt. i

2014-08-19: Just drank the best smoothie ever. #BANANARAMAAAAA

2014-08-18: Visited beaches with green sand and black sand today. Plus ate like five sweet rolls. Good day.

2014-08-17: Currently.

2014-08-16: So I took this picture like five days ago, and was going through the photos with the location tag of …

2014-08-15: When you have access to bone marrow ice cream, you just have to do it. #liveadventurously

2014-08-14: If you’ve never read James Joyce’s “Dubliners”, you’re missing out.

2014-08-14: Explored the woods with my dad and talked about all sorts of stuff ranging from bad jokes to 80s …

2014-08-13: Can’t crop won’t crop.

2014-08-13: Let my sighs give way to songs that sing about your faithfulness. Let my pain reveal your glory as …

2014-08-12: Woke up early and went to Hug Point with mom and dad. Found a cave. Took a picture. Good times. …

2014-08-11: Pillars. #strangersinmyfeed

2014-08-10: Oh hi there, Oregon. You’re looking nice today.

2014-08-09: Guys. Camp Hammer never ceases to amaze me and exceed my expectations. I feel like every day I spend …

2014-08-01: About to watch Guardians of the Galaxy. Ultra excited. (PS I’m also like ultra obsessed with …