Swag Meetup – The Ghost Forest
Over the last year, our motivation here at Northern Swag has been similar to that of the 46.9 million people who couldn’t get themselves to the polling locations last Tuesday (i.e., pathetic). We were looking for a source of motivation…for a concept we could really get behind. The winning proposal was a simple one: a monthly Swag Meetup.
We would choose a location and set off with the intent to capture a variety of perspectives and try some new tricks. To help get our creative juices flowing, we agreed to blindly choose a “theme card” at each meet-up (e.g., “rule-of-thirds”, “movement”, “light”, etc.). To make it interesting, we even threw in a dreaded Old Maid #selfie card and quickly let out a sigh of relief when our contributor Brian Beckwith drew this card first (#sucker).
Below are some of the captures from our first meetup at the ghost forest in the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Our next event will be December 4th (the first Sunday of the month). Stay tuned for more details. We encourage anyone to join. After all, the more perspectives the better (and the lower the risk I will draw Old Maid).