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  • 12 references 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Non-profit volunteer, freelance photographer, odd jobs
  • Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA) University of Akron (A...
  • From Chicago, IL, USA
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About Me

Instagram.com/hellothisiskyle

ABOUT ME

I’m Kyle, American, 35 years old, who is taking a break from the intense schedule of the film industry to enjoy my life and focus on personal growth. For years I’ve saved money to travel but have continued to push it to the back burner every time the next bigger better project came my way. This is the year I decided to be more intentional about where I place my energy and slow down to finally change things. The last TV show I was working on wrapped in October and I’ve been traveling/volunteering since the beginning of December. I love to experience new cultures, meet people, share experiences, try new food, and share the things I’m passionate about with others. I grew up in a small town in the midwest but moved to the mountains of Colorado as soon as I was on my own. I’ve always loved being outdoors and close to nature and that love really grew when I lived somewhere I could be outside everyday snowboarding or hiking in such a beautiful environment. Ten years ago I had my first experience volunteering on an organic farm in Hawaii through WWOOF where I gained valuable experience working with aquaponics systems and learning about sustainable farming methods. Since then I’ve worked on farms in 48 states, eventually settling down in Chicago 8 years ago taking a job as a professional photographer. The thing I love about living in a big city is the ability to have access to art and foods and cultures from all around the world. Four years ago I began working in the film industry, and while I genuinely love being part of something artistic, after going non-stop for so long the time has come to take a step away and invest in myself and explore all the places I have yet to see.

PHILOSOPHY

I'm still working on it. From what I've gathered, the people you surround yourself with are way more important than where you live, what you wear, where you work, things like that. Relationships are such an important part of life, they're the major factor that shapes who you are, and will be something you remember forever.

Interests

  • writing
  • design
  • fashion
  • photography
  • cooking
  • fitness
  • meditation
  • bouldering
  • music
  • cycling
  • snowboarding
  • cultural immersion
  • mountains
  • film photography
  • mindfulness
  • vipassana
  • mycology
  • entheogens
  • hot yoga

Music, Movies, and Books

I have such eclectic tastes this could include almost anything, so I'll just let you ask me cause chances are I probably like it.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Worked as a traveling alpaca shearer and visited to all 48 continental states doing so.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you about analog photography, lighting, the film industry, and how to shear an alpaca!

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, France, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mexico, United States

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