If not for the looming storm clouds, you would never know Hurricane Isaac blasted through New Orleans just days before. Bourbon Street barely skipped a beat. Some didn't event skip that.
My friend, Dan, had his beautiful tattoo from Gautamala finished at Ancient Ink on South First St. in Austin. Tattoo shops are like no other place on earth. Color. Art. Grit. Soul. Pain. Love. It's amazing how they navigate those waters each day.
"Before you add another piece of gear to your bag, use the ones you have for a solid year. Know it inside and out, backwards and forwards, daylight, nighttime, blindfolded."
- Zack Arias (paraphrased)
It was advise I needed to hear and we can all use. This photo was taken with ONE light. I'll look at it next time I want that piece of shiny new gear. Is it a want or a need?