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The ONA Blog
Founder and creator of Dame Traveler Nastasia Wong tells us about eight photographers and travelers who inspire her in honor of International Women's Day.
A profile of photographer Matt Gee and a short video of him exploring Southern California with our new Beacon lens case.
A profile of photographer and ONA community member Chris Amat - highlighting his dream project, goal for 2017 and his most recent work.
A Q&A with designer and photographer Johnny Schroepfer highlighting some of his most recent photographs, go-to camera gear and goal for 2017.
New York photographers Jose "Tutes" Tutiven and Christina Emilie take our new camera bag and wrist strap out for a day downtown.
Through her work documenting entrepreneurs and creators, WeWork's lead photographer Lauren Kallen has helped build today's visual narrative of what it means to pursue your passion—and she embodies that same drive.
When we first met Betty Liu in the spring, we were drawn to her sublime yet practical stop motion cooking vignettes. Over the course of the year, as she's taken her Camps Bay backpack from Yosemite to the Shetland Islands to Martha's Vineyard, we've seen her merge landscape photography, culinary arts, travel writing, and a knack for mentorship, via her sell-out workshops.
Kara Mercer describes her path to becoming a portrait, wedding and travel photographer and highlights her most recent trip to Jordan.
A Q&A with photographer Briana Moore about her trip across the U.S. with her dog Quigley, and some of her best shots from the trip.
Portrait and wedding photographer, Jordan Voth, tells the story behind his craft and shares photos from his recent trip to Greece.
Our profile of Portland photographer Nicole Mason and some highlights from her portfolio that showcase her pitch-perfect grasp of light, texture, and tone.
Julie Van Daele is the founder of WELL RECEIVED, which—among other things—creates timeless stationery that embraces raw materials and textures. In our Q&A, she shares the story and process behind her brand and her creative influences.
We follow photographer Dan Rubin as he launches a Kickstarter and a Skillshare class, photographs three different cities, and attends the unveiling of a certain smartphone in SF.
As a child, Mat Rick tagged along on archaeological adventures with his parents and found himself fascinated with the film cameras on the digs. The many excavations and the focus on documenting and uncovering stories helped stoke Mat’s life’s passion and career as a photographer. In his work, one feels this heritage, in the great value he places on authenticity and connecting with his subjects.
As the founding designer and co-creator of Kinfolk, Amanda Jane Jones helped define a modern movement in creativity. We spoke to her about her creative journey and process, and caught a glimpse into her family trip to Geneva.
Alex Kapustin's gravity-defying shot of his ONA bag has been a staff and community favorite. We asked him to give us a behind-the-scenes look at his creative process.
Chef Jim Sullivan documents not just the Southern California food and cocktail scene, but the larger ecosystem that surrounds it - the markets, food halls, trailers, suppliers, and communities like Baja California. We sat down with Chef Jim to discuss his creative journey.