Cameron Karsten Photography

An Imaginarium of Sight
Cute ‘lil babies! (at Zulily.com HQ)

Cute ‘lil babies! (at Zulily.com HQ)

It’s funny how much you can miss an experience. #allacrossafrica #uganda #jinja  (at CK Studios)

It’s funny how much you can miss an experience. #allacrossafrica #uganda #jinja (at CK Studios)

60s mod #palmsprings (at Zulily.com HQ)

60s mod #palmsprings (at Zulily.com HQ)

Bigger, faster, stronger. @toyotausa  (at CenturyLink Field)

Bigger, faster, stronger. @toyotausa (at CenturyLink Field)

It’s almost 5 #happyhour #ipa (at CK Studios)

It’s almost 5 #happyhour #ipa (at CK Studios)

Bodda boom, Buddha bling.

Bodda boom, Buddha bling.

The Vodou Trail: Outside Walls of Blood

The Vodou Trail: Outside Walls of Blood

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Careening east we leave Togo and turn northward, passing into Central Benin. It is flat. I think Africa and I think extremes. Something like Vodou, yes. Extreme. And now when I think Central Benin, heading north just off the coastline, I picture extreme flatness. The roads are straight as an arrow, gray asphalt that moves with the sun’s curvature. Arid dirt lines the peripheral with scrubland…

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Damn PNW #thegreatpnw #easternhunter (at Puget Sound)

Damn PNW #thegreatpnw #easternhunter (at Puget Sound)

Tomorrow’s location. Stoked.

Tomorrow’s location. Stoked.

Crazy memories from Togo being relived #togo #thevodoutrail #fetishmarket (at Lome, Togo)

Crazy memories from Togo being relived #togo #thevodoutrail #fetishmarket (at Lome, Togo)

The Vodou Trail: I Have a Fetish For You in Togo

The Vodou Trail: I Have a Fetish For You in Togo

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Stepping out of the car, there is a flurry of excitement. Not the over-zealous, exaggerated enthrallment of celebration, but one of sprinted adrenaline, like termites scurrying from an anteater’s invasion.

Constantine and I emerge from our vehicle as another approaches, spitting up dust from a pair of screeching rear tires. We have just pulled into a fenced compound in the middle of a thick…

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After 19 flights, 2 months of travel to 6 different countries around the world, and shooting over 20,000 files, 2014 has started off pretty nice. Back in the PNW. Cold. Raining. And realizing I’m missing the equator! #tropicslife #thevodoutrail (at CK Studios)

After 19 flights, 2 months of travel to 6 different countries around the world, and shooting over 20,000 files, 2014 has started off pretty nice. Back in the PNW. Cold. Raining. And realizing I’m missing the equator! #tropicslife #thevodoutrail (at CK Studios)

Clear skies off Caye Caulker for @lilykarsten (+ baby) at 30! (at Caye Caulker)

Clear skies off Caye Caulker for @lilykarsten (+ baby) at 30! (at Caye Caulker)

Finally fulfilled a childhood dream, bone fishing with Dylan and Tino in the clear crystalline backwaters of Belize! #theoceaniscalling #belize #bestisland  (at Ambergris Caye, Belize)

Finally fulfilled a childhood dream, bone fishing with Dylan and Tino in the clear crystalline backwaters of Belize! #theoceaniscalling #belize #bestisland (at Ambergris Caye, Belize)