The Wild & Light Blog
Sharing odds and sods, inspiration and project insight and curiosities and thoughts.
And by we, we’re referring to both the collective Wild and Light team and the two individuals who help make up that team: Shawn Lovering and Zachary Scholtz.
Their goal was simple: to chase and seek out inspiration as they closed the chapter on 2016 and started a new one. Inspired by “working with what you’ve got” and the idea of digging for gold in your own backyard, it represented new opportunities, new perspectives and yes, a damn good dose of some much-needed adventure.
Over the course of a week, Shawn and Zak packed up a car with gear, filled it with a tank of gas and drove North on a mission to explore what laid just beyond their backyards in Milton, Ontario. What resulted is a seven-part web series meant to inspire a generation of travel-hungry millennials to discover the wonders that can be found if you simply dig a little deeper. Equipped with just a tank of gas and a curious mind, their path led them to interesting people and beautiful places. But more than that, they left with a greater appreciation of all things creativity and Canadiana.
What follows is the first episode which is all about quenching a thirst for the great outdoors, seeking creative inspiration and using the gear they brought for more than just commercials and clients:
Below are photos taken during this first day of travel.