in a post-lake daze.

7.11.2012


I still can't decide if that one night back in my own bed is the most comforting or the most disappointing of nights. Bittersweet, I suppose. Either way, I was ready to repack my yet-to-be unpacked suitcase by morning. Trip one seemed short lived (when don't they?), but well lived. 

I made things. I left them there. I brought home nothing but a full roll of film, a handful of images and videos (i'll share soon), and possibly a few beautiful pieces of jewelry from that one tiny shop opposite the boardwalk. I also read a really incredible book and tried not to worry much about anything.

Until August, second home.

31 comments:

  1. at first I was thinking "no, abbey, no. Don't edit your photos to look like film. !!" then "these are real film?! these are amazing!" Which they are.
    Film is seriously one of my favorites. Wishing i had an actual 35mm camera.
    xo. Megan

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    1. i thought the same thing!

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  2. these are so beautiful. I love everything about your photos and your writing.
    So great!!!

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  3. These photos are beautiful! And I heartily agree, The Fault In Our Stars is a great book!

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  4. i like these film shots. a lot. the end xo

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  5. Absolutely beautiful film shots, abbey! I love the little dragonfly in the first photo.

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  6. wow these are amazing, film is so great isn't it? and your words are lovely.
    xoxo
    kiley

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  7. ah summer. it's just the best, isn't it?

    i shall have to check that book out!

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  8. someone please tell me how and why abbey's photos are so stunning, amazing, beautiful, wonderful, poignant, heart-felt and emotional.

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  9. I can't even put into words how much I love these photos. they're (you're) my favorite.

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  10. your photos are so beautifully real! <3 them!

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  12. i love the feel of these photos! especially the one of you standing and the last one.

    these places look familiar...which lake is this?

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    1. thanks so much, mackenzie. it's clear lake (riding mountain national park).

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    2. oh of course! i'm going to clear lake in august! ahhh.

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    3. seriously? i'm going back in august, too! when will you be there?

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  13. asdfghjkl, the fault in our stars. YES. amazing, wasn't it? gah... i can't handle reading it again, though.

    these shots are amazing, and i'm so glad you had fun at the lake. :) are you going again in august?

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    1. thank-you, i'm glad you like them. yep, i'm going back in august. :)

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  14. Abbeyabbeyabbey. These are amazing. You are amazing.

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  15. Your photographs always have a lovely tinge to them :)
    Gina X

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  16. Aw, yes, I know that exact feeling. It is a good sign of a great adventure. :) These pictures are lovely, if I do say so.

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  17. "books, cappuccino, and art" that's all you really need ;)

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  18. The photo from the tip of the kayak and the last photo with the hug in the car mirror.. so touching and breathtaking. They tell stories.

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  19. i´ve loved the photos, Abbey, especially the 11th :)

    xo
    stella

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  20. these photos are stunning. something about film makes a photo so much more magical. and you are such an artist - the composition of each picture is gorgeous. :)

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  21. Clear Lake and Ononole <3 My second home! Beautiful pictures. I'm heading back there with my family in August.

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  22. These pictures just make me really happy. That's all I have to say. Perfect. xo

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  23. i know i already commented but these are too amazing to only look at once. i just had to come back and gaze upon their gorgeousness again...and again... perfectperfectperfect.

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  24. it's beautiful. i mean, i want to be there. especially in the bookstore.

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  25. beautiful. i need to find a lake and make it my second home.
    and film? just makes it even more phenomenal.

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  26. looks amazing! and The Fault In Our Stars is so good. So. Good.

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