is it a new month already? life, work, and the days all seem to fly by in such a blur. one of the biggest challenges i face with every first friday is that i have to find a new way to present the same subject in a different context. this first friday, i kicked it at nextdoor, hit up the rock shop at the loft, stopped in at hukilau to catch homies soul pacific and rhyme the old man, and ended the night at thirtyninehotel and nextdoor. i shot a ton of candid portraits this first friday, to contribute to an upcoming dropshadows crew project.

for the first friday ever, hotel st was closed down around the chinatown bars, and the partygoers were mingling, and hanging out on the street. it was a busy party night, and i couldn’t imagine a better way to start the month.

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