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Jun 16, 2015Summer Smilebooth Discounts


rent a smilebooth from june 1 to august 31 and receive 15% off for 2015! 
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR SMILEBOOTH
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May 22, 2015Do you know Squarespace?


Do you know your way around Squarespace? Live in LA? Design Savvy? We're looking for web designer, experienced with Squarespace, to help us put a few sites in the next few weeks. This would be temporary paid position (around 120 hrs), and you'd be working out of our offices in Atwater Village. If the project goes well, it may grow into a part time position! If you're interested, send us an email with your resume and link to your portfolio/sample sites you've worked on. If you know someone who might be good for this, please pass this along! Thanks! 
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Apr 17, 2015lazers & blazers take dtla

Dance Party this Saturday! Come get down to 90’s R&B, 2000’s dance jams, and classic hip hop in DTLA! Free Beer (courtesy of House Beer), Wine (from Silverlake Wine), and Cocktails (provided by Pharmacie LA)! 
 
When: Saturday, April 18 - 9 pm - 1 am 
 
Where: The YEAH Pop-Up, 1200 S Hope St, LA, CA 
 
Who: You, Your Friends, and Anyone who wants to get down! 
 
It’s Free, but please RSVP - hi@yeahfurniture.com 
 
Dress Classy and Sassy!  

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Feb 09, 2015Lazers & Blazers 2015



For those of you who don’t necessarily consider yourselves photography aficionados but still love to attend the infamous revelry of Lazers & Blazers, this year we’ve got a new option specially for you: a 2-day Vacation Music Pass. 
 
A new environment allows for new possibilities. Lazers & Blazers, freed from the stifling neon purgatory that is Las Vegas, has been stretching its legs; inhaling the salty air; rearing offspring; and, most importantly, evolving. Spurred on by its symbiosis with Photo Field Trip, Lazers & Blazers is in the process of evolving from a mere dance party into a multifaceted, micro music festival.  
 
But before you shut your laptop / throw your phone across the room / fog up your google glass / smash the monitor of your Gateway 5000, let’s be clear that this is not a “festival” in the sweaty, overcrowded, superficial, poorly-engineered, horde-of-wailing-manbabies sense. We’re talking about intimate, specially-curated live performances in ways you’ve never seen them before. Well-known artists, but in a unique setting that engenders a unique presentation. What better place to induce such a performance than an environment already brimming with artistic energy and community, an environment that elicits and fosters creative expression in its truest form. Photo Field Trip is the perfect place for Lazers to evolve and diversify. Don’t worry though, the unrivaled insanity of a dance party under the stars will still be at the core of Lazers & Blazers. But in addition to that tradition, we always want to be moving forward, providing the opportunity to expand your mind and be part of something that hasn’t been done before. 
 
For those of you particularly interested in this aspect of Photo Field Trip, we’re offering the 2-day Vacation Music Pass. You’ll check in Saturday evening and check out Monday after breakfast. In between, you’ll dance your ass off at Lazers on Saturday, attend this year’s live show featuring Phosphorescent (solo), on Sunday, participate in games and activities, and bask in the creative forcefield amongst hundreds of artists. There are only 20 spaces for this option, so if you’re interested, jump into the fold soon. It’s a welcoming community if there ever was one - just be warned you’ll probably photographed a few hundred times, so watch out. 
 
Thank you to Squarespace

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Feb 05, 2015Field Trip India - Call to Action

Last fall, Field Trip India brought together an unusual assemblage: children from an orphanage in rural Rajahmundry, and a small group of unassuming photographers from around the world. If we thought we were going to document culture or to make beautiful images, we were thinking too small, too self-contained. My time at the orphanage created an image in my mind that couldn't be contained in any photo: an opportunity to visualize my heart again - to see beyond myself. Sitting on a concrete floor with those kids, I was transported right back to my 12-year-old self, to my own experience as an orphan; yet here I was simultaneously present in a moment of indescribable kinship. We started our journey as observers and photojournalists, but ended our travels totally inspired and motivated to make a difference. 
 
Those kids are the reason why I'm participating in this campaign to raise funds for the orphanage. If you have no interest in looking through the photos, you can skip them - they are just my attempt to capture a feeling that was much more than the sum of its parts. They are the personal piece that I could take with me. The important thing is that you know about this campaign, that you have the opportunity to offer a little bit of yourself to a community that needs it. Please click here: teamrajahmundry 
 
Although we spoke different languages, we were present with them in ways that language need not inhibit. As you sit there in the room, they touch you - but secretly, sneaking in the touch. If you open your arms to give a hug to one child, three more fall into the embrace. And beyond touch, there was music: dancing, singing, sharing a joy much deeper than words. In addition to basic needs, our hope with this campaign is to provide the kids with resources to explore these joys of music and creativity. 
 
Field Trip is a community that gives back. The money for Field Trip India came from the first Photo Field Trip, and we hope to create a never-ending loop of opportunities like this. Thank you for sharing this with me, and thank you for supporting these children. 
 
If you would like to see the rest of the images, you are more than welcome to look through them here.








If you would like to see the rest of my personal images from the trip (and you have some time on your hands), you are more than welcome to look through them here
 
But what would be truly great is if you have the capability to donate to this wonderful orphanage: www.gofundme.com/teamrajahmundry
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