East Coast, West Coast 2013

August 31, 2014

I shared a travel film of my family’s East Coast, West Coast 2013 adventures along with a heartfelt backstory (find it here!) on how perfect all of it was just a couple days ago. Now I share all the mixed photographs I took from more than 30 days of pure wandering bliss — all post-processed by the 17-year old that I was more than a year ago, so new to editing and coloring digital photographs. I remember spending early mornings on my laptop in Honolulu, Virginia, Atlantic City, New York, Las Vegas, all the other cities we stayed in — experimenting around with my 30-day free trial for Adobe Photoshop. It’s been more than a year but I really wouldn’t have colored these photos in any other way.

Ah, this trip was amazing! These photographs warm my heart but they will never do the experience justice. Just, impossible.


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I do hope these photographs teleported you to the technicolor places I’ve been, awe-inspiring scenes I’ve laid my eyes upon and all the beautiful people I encountered along the way. These moments and memories belong to you as much as they do to me.

Much love, C

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  • Reply kat September 27, 2014 at 9:57 am

    Great pictures !! You really have an eye for photography :)

    • Reply chiara December 23, 2014 at 3:15 pm

      Kat, thank you from the bottom of my heart :)

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