“With the content being so personal, this made me somewhat uncomfortable, but this is the job of a filmmaker: we manipulate time, light, sound and sequence to make it what we want. I walk away from this project with a better understanding of my roles in life, as a husband, father, friend, pilgrim, adventurer, artist and filmmaker. Also, time is fleeting.”
With a style of blending intimate human narrative and high design, Joel is an ever-determined pursuer of creativity, passion, and craft. His emphasis is on editorial work, documenting people and the stories that surround their lives, capturing the struggle and triumph.
Artisan Obscura produces beautifully designed, custom metal/wood buttons and hot-shoe mounts for cameras. The company was formed when photographers Steven Stanton and Preston Utley drove back from shooting a wedding together, immersing themselves in a serious conversation about photography.
Arrowroot is a young clothing company with big dreams that don't stop at creating aesthetically pleasing garments. The shop took form when Arrowroot founder, E.A. Lepine went on a trip to Honduras where she fell in love with the local culture and the women she worked with while she was there.