What Do You Believe In?

An Architectural Field Trip in Oakland, California.

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Cathedral of Christ the Light


I’ve been wanting to visit this church in Oakland, California, for some time. I studied architecture my freshman year of college (before majoring in film), and draw a lot of inspiration from the use of space. I went in the afternoon with my camera and explored the building. It was interesting to me how sci-fi and futuristic it looked, since it represents a religion with a history as old as Catholicism’s. Continue reading “What Do You Believe In?”

Delights: Admire, Decorate + Make


Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of my photography heroes, and yet I didn’t know much about his personal life. In regards to art, I have been known to [controversially] say something along the lines of, “I like the work. I don’t need to know the artist because it’s my experience of the work that matters.” But when I read that Cartier-Bresson and his wife Martine Franck were both photographers, I became intrigued by the idea of these two artists’ lives being documented by artists they equally admired. Continue reading “Delights: Admire, Decorate + Make”