Tom Flip came to Key West 15 years ago, camera in hand, and built his career as a photographer. He shot weddings, ad campaigns, creative projects…but in 2013, a new opportunity would give wings to an interest he’d had all his life, which was photographing people. But not just any people, it was the eclectic characters of Key West that drew his attention. Five years later, he revisits the project with a 2018 edition and gallery opening at The Studios of Key West, and we got to sit down and learn more about the inspiration behind a five month photo shoot that brought the community together.Read More
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I’m Karrie Bond, local Key West photographer, content producer, and host of the Key West Perspective Podcast! Join me each week as we dive into the unique lives and stories of individuals who have found success and purpose in our little slice of paradise, here in the Florida Keys!
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After Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on the Florida Keys, one Key West woman took charge to see that the kids affected by the storm would be taken care of and have a sense of normalcy, even as their parents and families struggled to get back on their feet.Read More
This episode takes us deep beneath the surface an will have you holding your breath - though if you can do so for 4 minutes like our Freediving guest, Robert Bond, we’ll be duly impressed. Step into the world where fishing doesn’t mean hook, line, and sinker, but rather stealth, speargun, and nerves of steel!Read More
They City of Key West met on January 15, 2019 to discuss a ban on the use of sunscreens that contain the chemicals Oxybenzone and Octinoxate, two materials known to have detrimental effects on the reef ecosystem and has been found to be an endocrine disrupter. I had the chance to sit down with Mike Malterre of Stream 2 Sea, a mineral-based sunscreen company, to find out why this matters so much, and what his company is doing to change it.Read More
This was my second year covering Fantasy Fest in an official capacity (not just for clients or social media content), and the first year covering the Parade itself.Read More
It was another successful Brewfest at Southernmost Beach Resort. Enjoy photos from the event, a recap of craft brews tried, and links to information on events happening throughout the rest of Labor Day weekend, and how to sign up for next year’s event.Read More
Welcome to the first episode of the Key West Perspective Podcast - a show about Island Life, and the People Who Live It. In this show we talk about what it’s like to arrive in Key West and then just never leave, and how one goes from an accidental local to now having so many stories to tell through work in photography and social media for one of the most unique locations to live, work, and call home - right here in the Florida Keys!Read More