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Meet an Artist Fellow: Photographer Wendy Song

We created our Artist Fellowship Program to help creative people find the space and inspiration they need to bring their ideas to life. We hosted photographer, Wendy Song, in November at Getaway Big Bear outside of LA. Here’s what she had to say about her creative process, her relationship to nature, and her Getaway:

On Creativity

Personally, I’ve worked in the Operations then Sales & Marketing roles in the Tourism/Hospitality Industry (in hotels and a local tourism board) for a total of over 8 years. Now I am the Co-Founder and CEO of Evolusen, a Creators Marketing Agency for the Tourism/Hospitality Industry. Creatively, I am a published freelance travel photographer. It’s both work and fun for me. I started my journey by taking photos of sunsets with my phone and applying Instagram filters before sharing them on social media. Now I am working with tourism boards and travel brands in the US photographing and promoting destinations.

On Nature

I love how calm nature makes me feel, no matter the weather we’ve encountered so far. We head out to shoot when the weather is calm and stay in and chill when it is not. I try my best to convey that calm feeling in my work and my daily life, since I may not be the calmest person you encounter.

On Escaping to Nature

I really loved the messages I got before my visit, especially with the fact that there is no need to plan and it included a list of things near the outpost, just in case. Planning sometimes is not the most fun activity. Especially when work is more consuming now with WFH, so not having to plan takes a load off my mental plate and I felt more chill for the whole trip and created more content than I normally would.

You can follow Wendy’s work on her Instagram and her personal website, and Evolusen’s website.

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