This past July I decided to surprise my girlfriend with a trip to Rome for her birthday. Some of you are already rolling your 'judgy eyes' saying "well who can afford that?", which I get,...

Being stationed in Paris comes with its set of perks. One being the arts and culture scene — predominately fashion. In fact, it's probably one thing most people associate with Paris. For me, I've been...

As with many, 2016 was a mixed bag. On a personal note, I don't think I could fault it but there's definite room for improvement in 2017. Here's my list and plan of how I'm hoping...

My name is Akbar Bashir Ahmad. My mom told me it meant 'Great News'. I later on found out it was grammatically incorrect and didn't mean what she intended, but the sentiment is a nice one....

Not too long ago I experienced one of the toughest setbacks in my career. It was the moment I lost 2.5 years of every design and every photo I had ever made. Let me take you...

I was having a conversation about this not too long ago with my girlfriend. She was working late (as she often does) with preparation for her classroom the next day — a teacher's life. The...

Last weekend Audrey's mom and step-dad took us out looking for chestnuts in Marines, France, just outside of Paris. Mind you, I've never had a chestnut in my life, nor did I realize what they...

I know — another write-up on a mirrorless camera. But it's less of that and more of my story about a year in my life with my Fuji X100T. I remember when I first...

Oh so very disappointed in America's choice. While Hillary was far from perfect, you've selected someone that is a racist, misogynist, and homophobe to name a few...

Let's get cracking! I'm so very excited to present you this blog which I hope I will be diligent in updating — starting off great isn't it...

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