This Couple’s Travel Photography Feels Otherworldly… In A Good Way

05.11.16 3 years ago 3 Comments
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Victoria Yore and Terrence Drysdale

Things never have to be the way they are. There’s always room for innovation and change. A fresh breeze through a stuffy room. Older changes eventually become accepted norms and so it goes.

Take travel photography for instance. When you think of travel photography, a few images probably come to mind. Lush, bright colors; crisp, clean lines. Waterfalls and colonial architecture. Dentist office stuff. The truth is, there’s nothing wrong with the expectations of the genre — but after a while, it feels played out. Boring, even.

Which is why a couple like Victoria Yore and TJ Drysdale feel so wholly unique. They flaunt convention and create images with a mythic quality. The travel photography they set out to create is nothing like the travel photography we’ve come to know. This week on #TheMadOnes, we sat down with Yore and Drysdale of @followmeaway to talk about what inspires them, how they do it, and why they ended up deciding to rattle the travel photography cage.

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Victoria Yore and Terrence Drysdale

Where are you guys from originally? How did you get started doing what you’re doing?

Victoria: We currently live in the Tampa Bay area. I was born and raised in Tampa, and TJ was born in NYC and moved to Florida at 15. He went to school for filmmaking with the original goal to become a cinematographer, but discovered his true love was photography. He started taking photos of landscapes, and it eventually morphed into portraiture.

I have a BA in Business Management, and that has led to a career in social media management, freelance writing, and blogging. As far as modeling goes, I’ve always done it for fun and for the love of dressing up and taking photos.

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