This is a story told in an auto-ethnography style about a large family who moved from Silicon Valley to the countryside in Texas during The Great California Exodus right at the beginning of the dot com explosion. It centers around the house they all lived in for 17 years that they all ended up abandoning.
Though my site is primarily about my photography, I have to give some kudos to my Element, which has gotten me to most all the locations I have photographed.
From living many years of my life out in the country side in East Texas I really learned how to love the temperature and colors of Autumn. Each fall I find myself frequently looking to find how I can capture my love for the season in a photograph.
Wills Point snow from the 2010 North American Blizzard that hit Texas totally covered the town with snow, these photos capture that day:
These migrant farmworkers I worked with for 2 years on a tree farm in Texas taught me what it meant to take risks and make sacrifices.
The Lake Tawakoni Iron Bridge Dam is a reservoir located outside of Wills Point, Texas, it’s one of the largest man-made lakes in Texas.
These are beekeeping, honeycomb, and honey production photos I made at a little honey bee farm in a small East Texas town called Wills Point.
Urban exploring abandoned homes in Wills Point, Texas is great because the countryside around the town is scattered with them.