Belletrist Coterie is an independent literature, arts, and cultural magazine dedicated to highlighting the interesting, intriguing lost art of storytelling. The team behind Belletrist Coterie describe themselves as ‘wayward raconteurs, quixotic belletrists, and gypsy storytellers … as well as those who love to be entertained, amazed, and inspired by them’. The first issue just came [...]
As a child, I always had a wild imagination that was suppressed until recently when I returned to school for photography. The past few years have taken me through many different styles and types of photography and I have discovered where my passion lives: self-portrait and fine art photography. There is a character I have created, The Hare, and this strange creature appears in most of my self-portrait work.
I discovered Dean Bradshaw (an Australian photographer located in Southern California) after seeing a piece he did for did for Campine Catering. He uses his abilities in re-touching and compositing to create high-impact images that tell a story of wild people and interesting tales.
Downtown San Diego is a host to many fabulous restaurants and bars. Just off of Market Street (which is the main road of the Gas Lamp Quarter) is 4th Avenue where you will find an Asian-themed establishment called Gaijin Noodle + Sake House. In Japanese, the word ‘gaijin’ means ‘foreigner’ and this is what Gaijin [...]