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Just gonna leave these here. Atlanta straight to Tulum. Once you land in Mexico, that trek from Cancun to Tulum is kinda hectic. Get you a ride out there, or at least a driver who can spell your name. Anyway, it's 4:30am and I gotta catch this train so I can catch this flight. Catch me if you can.

Escobar's Mansion...well, one of them. #manabouttown #tulum #roomforresearch

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Above, below: Casa Malca, an estate once owned by Pablo Escobar is now a 42 room luxury villa reimagined by New York-based art dealer Lio Malca. Side note, there's also a hidden underground illuminated steam room, which I completely missed :(

Atlanta (Brick BTS)

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I was in Atlanta a few weeks back shooting bts for Trouble's 'Brick' video. The moment I landed, I headed to Decatur to drop my bags off and was at Onyx hours later. Behind-the-scenes to me should feel more like photo journalism than a recap. As much as I thought I knew Southern rap culture, I could only appreciate it from afar via The Love Below or Thug Motivation, and even then, it's not enough to fully understand the nuances of Southern culture until you're there.

This is in contrast from my usual photo work, but I'll forever romanticize with the idea of operating in a dual space. That space is where I'm challenged to find the beauty on set in a trap, or within the interior of a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. I haven't got a term for that^^ yet, but the approach is an advantage.