Josiah Q. Roe has been featured on countless outdoor and adventure channels, including Ritz Carlton magazine and the U.S. Department of the Interior. When he isn’t romping around grabbing shots for retail brands in the mountains or deserts, he serves as an associate editor at The Outbound Collective AND product designer for lots of high profile … Continue reading Q&A with Photographer Josiah Q. Roe
Potentially dangerous chemicals in DWR are being phased out, but does that mean your hardshell works as well? I recently noticed my jacket wasn’t beading water like it used to. An Arc’teryx Alpha FL, I’ve tried all types of washing and Gore-Tex specific detergents, as well as applying Durable Water Repellent as per the instructions. I … Continue reading Durable Water Repellent just ain’t what it used to be
So, my sister gets married, and she does so in typical Eliason fashion: in the woods, on a mountain. Who would ever complain? Without divulging too many details, I will say this. Having a vacation wedding in a setting so familiar to our families was such a payoff. Although friends and family members alike to … Continue reading A wedding in the mountains, surrounded by ladybugs
“Hey, want to follow along in a car behind the AMGEN Tour of California peloton tomorrow?” My friend, Brandon texts me. “What time?!” Of course, I’m going to say yes. The next day I find myself in a VIP Experience car sailing along the riders themselves. Those being the racers in the AMGEN Tour of California, … Continue reading VIP Peloton Ride with AMGEN Tour of California? Sure!
It’s been years but I finally made it back. A creepy, dank, and brooding space, the PG&E Powerhouse is a shell waiting to be transformed. Plans have been in place for quite some time though it seems things have never lined up for the space to become a Science Museum. I have heard that changes … Continue reading Return to the creepy abandoned interiors of the Powerhouse
Peak Design creates a set of staple and highly regarded bags and accessories, set for any day shoot. Bags are problems for photographers. Often, many considerations makes simple choices into headaches. Size, weight, and shape, all effect how we carry our gear, which is directly proportional to how happy we are. If anything is off, … Continue reading Peak Design Messenger Bag & Capture Clip Review
Having the joy of following along the progress of one project for years is quite a privilege, seeing one that is so historic in nature is another joy altogether. As the Sacramento Valley Station undergoes such a drastic transformation, with renovations of spaces not used in at least 50 years, it’s amazing to see how the … Continue reading Sacramento Valley Station, a space in transition