In the spring of 2016 I embarked on my first photography expedition. Shortly after convincing myself to pursue a career as a landscape photographer I booked a trip to Oregon for my first photography expedition. The trip was something of a reward for finally making the leap to chase this crazy dream of traveling and taking pictures for a living. Even though I had done nothing to ensure a promising future, when the wheels touched down in Portland I felt proud.
"Moving ahead so life won't pass me by"
Every day of the trip was spent driving through lush green landscapes to trailhead after trailhead. I had easily overbooked my stay but still didn't feel guilty for making spontaneous stops between hikes when my eye called for it. It was during a spontaneous pull off that "I Got A Name" was captured.
The lyrics of the song repeat a reassuring phrase like "I got a name" or "I got a dream" as if the protago…