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HUSTLE FILE #99: Sacha Pytka

NAME: Sacha Pytka OCCUPATION: Sometimes fashion designer, sometimes travel blogger LOCATION: Venice Beach WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Quite simply seeing the world and sharing it. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I caught the travel bug young, traveling with my … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #96: Elizabeth Skadden

NAME: Elizabeth Marguerite Marie Skadden OCCUPATION: Visuals creator, artist, director, musician LOCATION: Between Berlin and the U.S. WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Creating all the visuals that are in my head. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I like to concentrate … Continue reading

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There She Blows! Old Faithful & New Ideas

My rad dude Randy just sent me these photos of the Old Faithful geyser erupting in Yellowstone National Park. Wow! And what’s even more amazing is he rode his motorcycle there to see it! Above is a shot just before … Continue reading

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Lost in Fascination (with Cherry Blossoms)

Whoooooo!!! Greetings from springtime in Tokyo, where everything is pink! Well, maybe not everything… but ’tis the season when all the cherry blossoms are in bloom and it’s kind of rainy and windy so the blossoms are blowing everywhere like … Continue reading

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Oh Hello 2012!

My, how this new year is flying by. Straight flown into February without a single post in January! The thing is, I kinda took a blogging break on purpose since I dedicated January to writing a first draft of a … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #85: Cali Thornhill deWitt

NAME: Cali Thornhill deWitt OCCUPATION: Energy focusing LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Life support WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I am investigating cultural destiny. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR YOUR HUSTLE, WHAT WOULD THEY … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #84: Isabella Rozendaal

NAME: Isabella Rozendaal OCCUPATION: Documentary photographer LOCATION: Amsterdam WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I make photo books, I’m currently working on a book about hunting culture all over the world. I study English literature, language and linguistics, and I’m learning how to … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #80: Hedi Slimane

NAME: Hedi Slimane OCCUPATION: Photographer LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Mostly portraiture. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: A diary. An archive. I fill up drawers, one after the other. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR … Continue reading

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A Finish to Start Me Up

Yes! Kicking off my weekend by finishing a project I set out to do. Love that! Today I’ll be handing out my new zine, “QUIT YOUR DAY JOB: Hustle up & go for yours” to homies down at the FYF … Continue reading

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Music, Community, Congrats!

Wishing Cali at Teenage Teardrops congratulations on his 5-year anniversary celebration. Festivities in full-swing today at The Smell. Good peeps! Good fun! Come!

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Another Office On-the-Go!

Mixing it up again by taking my office outdoors. Here’s a snapshot from outside of Golden Bridge Yoga yesterday, whilst catching up on some reading. Definitely excited about the debut issue from Public Fiction—a new arts space plus quarterly publication … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #75: Henry Hargreaves

NAME: Henry Hargreaves OCCUPATION: Photographer of breasts LOCATION: NYC WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I shoot boobs in 3D. Currently working on the second insallment of the 3DD book series. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: Helping others celebrate boobs of … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #74: Una Kim

NAME: Una Kim OCCUPATION: CEO, Keep Company LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I run Keep. We make cruelty-free shoes and various other things. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: You can live the dream. IF YOU COULD … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #72: Angela Kohler + Ithyle Griffiths

NAME: Angela Kohler & Ithyle Griffiths OCCUPATION: Photographers/Directors LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: We direct short format things for TV & web, we take fashionable lifestyle pictures and get to travel all over the world. There is a lot … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Mediterranean!

Buenas dias a todos! Here’s a quick little photojournal from beautiful Barcelona. I arrived yesterday, solo at sunrise. Ahh, the Mediterranean, what a sight to see… Since then, it’s been all beaches, espressos, a so-excited-to-see-each-other reunion celebration, lots of walking, a … Continue reading

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Schooled By Blogshop

Oh man. Wednesday night at home & I think I’m still recovering from the intensive two-day workshop I took this past weekend called BLOGSHOP—a buzz-worthy new class on “Photoshop for Bloggers” taught by Angela Kohler of Angela+Ithyle Photography & Bri Emery of … Continue reading

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Vamos a la LA Times Travel Show!

Time to travel! LA Times Travel, that is! In all my reading and travel writing adventures, I’ve always enjoyed checking out the Travel section in any and every major newspaper. I’ve even been known to save them in a stack … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #62: Bekka Palmer

NAME: Bekka Palmer OCCUPATION: Graphic Designer & Blogger LOCATION: San Diego, CA WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Making things look good (& getting paid to do it). Anything from designing a website to putting together an outfit to styling a photograph. I like … Continue reading

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Soirée Snapshots – Part II

Hey y’all. Friday after Thanksgiving. Shopping? No. More soiree snapshots? Yes. There were so many great shots from our COMPAI / HUSTLE UP  party last weekend that I had to do a “Part II.” Also, photographer Annie McElwain has a … Continue reading

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Soirée Snapshots

Hey, hey! Day before Thanksgiving! So excited. The pics are starting to trickle in from our Open Studio Soirée this past Saturday! Courtesy of Compai Creative and Annie McElwain. Thanks to everyone for coming out, kicking back and filling out … Continue reading

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Style.Play.Work.Shop.

Ahhh, yes, winding down a chill weekend here in LA LA land. Spent most of it at home so the timing was perfect to jump in on my Compai Creative compañera Justina’s fun new project STYLE.PLAY.WORK.SHOP (click links to learn more). … Continue reading

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Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players

Ooo, if I was in New York this summer, I’d go see this show. The title alone is enough to make me want to… Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players: Leon Levinstein’s New York Photographs, 1950–1980 June 8, 2010–October 17, 2010 … Continue reading

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Freshjive Photo Exhibit Tonight

In addition to my day job, I hustle up writing press releases and any other fun little writing projects I can get my hands on. Tonight, friends at Freshjive, Reserve LA and Part Time Punks present the opening of a … Continue reading

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Hustle Issue Wrapped

The peeps at 48 Hour Magazine pulled it off! Pretty cool. And even though I missed the submission deadline, I have to give these guys some hustle-love! In fact, I feel like my missing the opportunity to submit to this … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #46: Hana Turek

NAME: Hana Turek OCCUPATION: Photographer, Stylist, and Street Style Blogger LOCATION: The VALLEY part of Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: My most recent project is TIGER TIGER Photography. My best friend, Jenni Szilvagyi, and I started it a little under a year ago. We shoot everything from events to … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #44: Randal Alan Smith

NAME: Randal Alan Smith OCCUPATION: Photographer, Make-up Artist, XHTML/CSS Specialist, House Cleaner, Party Character LOCATION: San Francisco, but sometimes Southern California WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I transform layered Photoshop files into highly-accessible and flexible, standards-compliant Web pages.  But on other days, … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #38: Eric Hiss

NAME:  Eric Hiss OCCUPATION:  Journalist… Travel Writer/Blogger… Marketing Communications Samurai… Teacher… Mixer of Tasty Drinks LOCATION: Los Angeles and Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE:  Writing about  places you don’t know you want to go to yet. Uncovering … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #28: Arielle Fabienne Pytka

NAME:  Arielle Fabienne Pytka OCCUPATION: Artist and explorer LOCATION: Venice Beach, CA and Paris, France WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Exploring as much of the planet as possible and finding ways to beautifully document my surroundings, no matter the medium… and somehow … Continue reading

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