katie snyder photography

Creative Profile: Katie Snyder

My name is Katie Snyder and I’ve been a photographer since 2003. I started out shooting anything and everything – I have since narrowed my focus to mostly weddings, portraits, and travel work. I’m based in Atlanta and have a fabulous creative team that help make everything run beautifully. Why did you decide to pursue ...

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Working from the Road
Part 1

We often get asked what we do for work and how we sustain this nomadic lifestyle of ours. There are a million different ways you can make a living from the road depending on your skill set, standards for what you are willing to do, and creativity in finding odd jobs. We know of some ...

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Perspective is Key : S1 E5

We set out to live on the road to challenge ourselves and to grow from the experiences we’d be sure to encounter. The build on our Syncro tested us in ways we never thought possible. In this video we share a piece of one those experiences and what came of our time getting the transmission ...

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Bound for Nowhere

We first met Mak and Owen at a coffee shop in Atlanta. They had reached out to us on Instagram to pick our brains about running a design business from the road and about the ins-and-outs of vanlife. We became fast friends and have gone on many an adventure since. When this interview was conducted, ...

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Syncro Westfalia Baja Mexico

Buying a Vanagon: Part I

It’s exciting to dream about living a nomadic life and to romanticize about your new Vanagon home. We’ve been there. Living in a Vanagon comes with an entire set of challenges. Chief among those is the ever present risk of breaking down. Constantly towing and fixing your rig can not only put a dent in ...

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Buying a Vanagon: Part II

Falkor, our 2wd Vanagon, started out as a seven-passenger, non-camper, tin-top model that we purchased for $5k. After a few months living in the van as a tin-top we decided to put a high-top on him and it changed the game forever. Our advice to anyone looking to live in a Vanagon is to buy the cheapest, non-rusty tin-top model they can find and add a high top....

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VW Vanagon High Top

Buying a Vanagon: Part III

In our previous two posts we discussed some basics about the VW Vanagon, buying one and what to consider when outfitting for liveability. In this post, we want to go over what sorts of minimal and not-so-minimal upgrades you can do to your van. We are going to rate these upgrades on a scale of ...

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