Category Archive: travel

lebanon… day 7

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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lebanon… day 6

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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lebanon… day 5

all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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lebanon… day 4

wandering about beirut.   war torn, yet bustling with hope for a better future.   a land of contrasts to say the least. all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009

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lebanon… day 3

american university of beirut hamra, near where i’m staying. viva lebanon!!! downtown beirut with mountains in the distance.  very hazy… my humble abode.  walid was nice enough to let me take over this… Continue reading

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lebanon …day 2

al jnub (the south) of lebanon is very beautiful.  but it’s also high security, because of it’s proximity to israel, and a relatively strong hezbollah presence. basketball.  lebanese style.  we met an american… Continue reading

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lebanon… day 1

my host, rev. walid, naps after picking me up from the airport at 3 am.  “everyone that comes from the west gets in at that time… i’m used to it.” peter, said’s boy,… Continue reading

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aupa athletic!

morning in gordexola.  the trees and hills never get old to me. we were getting excited on our way to el estadio de san mames… la catedral.  ac bilbao was playing that evening.… Continue reading

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despues de la lluvia

bilbao in spring.  it rains almost every day for a few hours.  but after the rain stops… la luz.   barrika cliffs. sopelana beach cliffs. we took a day trip to san juan… Continue reading

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bilbao, y mas

teba picked me up and took me straight to the little park in artxanda mountain that overlooks bilbao. wow.  what a view. my first look at the bay of biscay.  really, my first… Continue reading

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chasing sunrise

today, the sun came up seven hours early. the plane was shaking.  i don’t much like it when planes that i happen to be riding in shake. quite impersonally, a man hands me… Continue reading

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the old country

as i’ve been preparing for my trip to spain and lebanon, i’ve been thinking a lot about my grandfather, Casey Cohlmia. papa passed away in 2004 unexpectedly. i felt it was too early.… Continue reading

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and so it begins…

i’m back in austin this weekend for a shoot, and once again i’m wondering why i don’t live here.  right now:  i’m at my favorite burger, beer, and darts joint, crown and anchor,… Continue reading

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vegas redeemed

i traveled to las vegas a few weeks ago.  not my favorite place in the world.  but this time it wasn’t for a bachelor party or an extravagant birthday weekend.  i went with some friends… Continue reading

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up on a mountain

here’s a quick preview of a new film i’ve been working on called the mountain.  just like the other short films, it’s basically just moving versions of my landscape/ nature imagery, put to… Continue reading

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telluride

to me, experiencing winter in the mountains is like breathing for the first time.  though i don’t remember my first breath, per se, i can imagine how bittersweet it must have been. last… Continue reading

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renewal year

i’m not a fan of new years celebrations.  getting dressed up, paying inflated party fees, and sipping head-ache inducing champagne, is not my idea of ending or beginning any year.  so, a last… Continue reading

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keeping austin… something, something

ahhhh… major sigh of relief. i am sitting outside at my favorite coffee shop, flipnotics, uploading a recent magazine assignment, john coltrane playing quietly in the background, sipping my favorite french organic medium… Continue reading

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give reviving

mexico is one of those places that is inspiring and heartbreaking at the same time. i had the unique opportunity to visit monterrey last week to shoot for my church and mission to… Continue reading

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if this city never sleeps

last weekend in new york was fantastic… and i still have the lump on my head to prove it. a trip to new york city characterizes my current life: running at a fevered… Continue reading

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euthanizing my thoughts

i hate writing.   let me rephrase that; i get frustrated a lot when it comes to trying to express myself through the written word.  i tend to be more successful with visual… Continue reading

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