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4 Women's March 2017 - Lydia Yekalam

Women’s March

Yesterday we were part of the biggest march in US history. Ever. 2.9 million people around the country standing up for one cause. One of the most powerful moments of my life was walking in the Women’s March surrounded by inspirational people as far as the…

July 30, 2017

#OptOutside: Black Friday 2016

We had the chance to #OptOutside this year with REI and Skedaddle on Black Friday. Instead of rushing to the malls (something we have done a shameful number of times in the past — but hey, we have some fancy TVs and a handful of…

July 1, 2017
5 NYC 2016 - Lydia Yekalam

New York Trip

December in NYC. Cold. Lots of holiday lights. It snowed while we were walking around Nolita (magic). We went to a lot of holiday markets (magic – minus the bathroom lines). Explored Ugly Duckling Presse (magic and very well lit). Brunched. Drank lots of…

February 1, 2017


Happy thanksgiving with my happy people – minus sister. …

November 25, 2016

Sunday: Leavenworth, WA

Spontaneous day trip to Leavenworth! We left at 11:00 in the morning and got back at 7:30 at night. Got my workout in before we left and was back home in time to edit and get ready for Monday — my kind of trip.…

November 14, 2016

Saturday in Georgetown

Georgetown was POPPIN, let me tell you. We saw a couple getting their engagement photos taken and a fashion shoot going on, all the while I’m over here taking pictures of my coffee… Regardless, it was a good time. And very instagram-chic, if ya know…

November 13, 2016

NYC + sister

Guess who is going back to NYC to see her sister? THIS GIRL! Last time I visited was right after I was in Italy for study abroad. The next time I go I am going to try to do a better job of taking…

October 30, 2016


I am working on doing a better job of documenting my own life. Usually I only bring out the camera for shoots, but I am practicing taking a few photos to document real events. These photos are from dinner with my family.…

October 23, 2016
Journal Photography Places

One Month, One Backpack

Chandler and I spent September traveling through London, Paris, Budapest, Split, Istanbul, Crete, and Santorini. It was one of the most amazing experiences of our lives. Here are a few of our favorite snapshots from our month-long backpacking trip through Europe. …

August 29, 2016