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Forever Ginger • Adventure Always 📍 Redwoods 🌲 🔜 Finland ❄️ 📸 Portfolio: Kelsey-Johnson.com 🗺 👇🏻 2018 Year in Review 🎉

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This particular waterfall will always hold a special place in my heart. I first went to Iceland in 2016, right as the tourism boom there was taking off. We took a red eye flight from San Francisco, hopped in a rental car, and drove all the way to this waterfall without stopping. Walking behind the massive falls for the first time made me realize I never wanted to stop traveling so I could have little unforgettable moments like this all over the world. Still remember it like to was yesterday. Glad I got to pay the falls another visit recently and relive that memory. #whpwanderlust
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
This particular waterfall will always hold a special place in my heart. i first went to iceland in 2016, right as the tourism boom there was taking off. we took a red eye flight from san francisco, hopped in a rental car, and drove all the way to this waterfall without stopping. walking behind the massive falls for the first time made me realize i never wanted to stop traveling so i could have little unforgettable moments like this all over the world. still remember it like to was yesterday. glad i got to pay the falls another visit recently and relive that memory. #whpwanderlust
3,042 82 5 hours ago
You know it’s going to be a good morning when you wake up to a redwood forest in the back yard of your cozy cabin. Thank you for the stay @emeraldforestcabins I’ll definitely be back.
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
You know it’s going to be a good morning when you wake up to a redwood forest in the back yard of your cozy cabin. thank you for the stay @emeraldforestcabins i’ll definitely be back.
5,056 91 Yesterday
I felt so calm swinging over this serene coastline, watching the waves roll in. Local @humboldtbasecamp let us know the locals move the swing every so often to make it harder to find, so I’m glad we were able to have this moment.
P.S. If you know the emo era song playing on the video then you get a gold star.
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
I felt so calm swinging over this serene coastline, watching the waves roll in. local @humboldtbasecamp let us know the locals move the swing every so often to make it harder to find, so i’m glad we were able to have this moment.
p.s. if you know the emo era song playing on the video then you get a gold star.
5,955 120 2 days ago
Switzerland really takes the cake when it comes to photogenic roads. When we came across this one, I couldn’t help but get out of the car and have a little fun in the rain.
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
Switzerland really takes the cake when it comes to photogenic roads. when we came across this one, i couldn’t help but get out of the car and have a little fun in the rain.
5,067 80 3 days ago
Let there be light. It took me three visits to this spot over the course of two years, not to mention a 4am wake up call on this particular morning, to finally get the light rays I had always dreamt of capturing here. In this niche, it’s so much effort just to get one shot, sometimes I wonder why I chose to go into travel photography. But when the stars align in moments like this one, it makes the lack of sleep and the crazy long drives completely worth it. A split second of accomplishment and euphoria I’ll probably always be chasing around the world.
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
Let there be light. it took me three visits to this spot over the course of two years, not to mention a 4am wake up call on this particular morning, to finally get the light rays i had always dreamt of capturing here. in this niche, it’s so much effort just to get one shot, sometimes i wonder why i chose to go into travel photography. but when the stars align in moments like this one, it makes the lack of sleep and the crazy long drives completely worth it. a split second of accomplishment and euphoria i’ll probably always be chasing around the world.
7,011 182 4 days ago
We got the perfect amount of rain and fog for a classic PNW moody adventure. I’ve never been much of a sun person anyways. Hoping to move to the upper left of the U.S. someday soon.
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Photo by @braybraywoowoo with my edit
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
We got the perfect amount of rain and fog for a classic pnw moody adventure. i’ve never been much of a sun person anyways. hoping to move to the upper left of the u.s. someday soon.

photo by @braybraywoowoo with my edit
4,973 100 5 days ago
Booked a last minute flight to Washington for a get away in the woods with good friends. Dreamy PNW cabin vibes brought to you by @littleowlcabin.
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Photo by @jguzmannn with my edit
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
Booked a last minute flight to washington for a get away in the woods with good friends. dreamy pnw cabin vibes brought to you by @littleowlcabin.

photo by @jguzmannn with my edit
7,004 145 6 days ago
I could hardly believe the winding roads all around this Swiss lake. Personally, I love to drive, so getting driving this was such a treat. Hopefully someday I can go back and ball out taking these turns in a McLaren.
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
I could hardly believe the winding roads all around this swiss lake. personally, i love to drive, so getting driving this was such a treat. hopefully someday i can go back and ball out taking these turns in a mclaren.
10,304 111 1 weeks ago
Visiting Zermatt and the Matterhorn is such a classic stop on any Switzerland trip. Most of the time, the tip of the Matterhorn is covered in clouds...you have to go in the summer and, even then, still get really lucky to be able to see the whole thing. We saw it all day and then right at sunset the clouds came back, but it still looked pretty cool regardless. It’s also right next door to some of the most beautiful glaciers I’ve ever seen.
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Photos snapped by @karl_shakur with my edit
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
Visiting zermatt and the matterhorn is such a classic stop on any switzerland trip. most of the time, the tip of the matterhorn is covered in clouds...you have to go in the summer and, even then, still get really lucky to be able to see the whole thing. we saw it all day and then right at sunset the clouds came back, but it still looked pretty cool regardless. it’s also right next door to some of the most beautiful glaciers i’ve ever seen.

photos snapped by @karl_shakur with my edit
12,824 226 2 weeks ago
From an insane morning in Iceland’s Highlands with the boys: @karl_shakur, @harry.travel and @h0rdur. Even while we there it was hard to believe a place like this really exits. Maybe it was just a dream.
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
From an insane morning in iceland’s highlands with the boys: @karl_shakur, @harry.travel and @h0rdur. even while we there it was hard to believe a place like this really exits. maybe it was just a dream.
5,232 122 2 weeks ago
These are just some of the insane views we got on our heli ride with @helitoursqueenstown over Fjordland in NZ. We saw glacial lakes and insane mountain ranges, then landed in Milford Sound and on top of a glacier. It was a wild ride I won’t be forgetting anytime soon.
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Also, @nomadict just published a super in depth interview on me and my journey as a travel photographer. If you’re a interested in giving it a read, the links on their profile.
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The two photos of me in this carousel were taken by @ryanresatka with my edit
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
These are just some of the insane views we got on our heli ride with @helitoursqueenstown over fjordland in nz. we saw glacial lakes and insane mountain ranges, then landed in milford sound and on top of a glacier. it was a wild ride i won’t be forgetting anytime soon.

also, @nomadict just published a super in depth interview on me and my journey as a travel photographer. if you’re a interested in giving it a read, the links on their profile.

the two photos of me in this carousel were taken by @ryanresatka with my edit
10,663 230 2 weeks ago
Feeling grateful to be alive today. Always thankful for the travel experiences I’ve been able to have so far, like finding a field of colorful lupines along the shore of this aquamarine lake.
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First photo by @braybraywoowoo 
Second photo by @yann__b 
My edits!
@heykelseyj Kelsey Johnson
@heykelseyj
Feeling grateful to be alive today. always thankful for the travel experiences i’ve been able to have so far, like finding a field of colorful lupines along the shore of this aquamarine lake.

first photo by @braybraywoowoo
second photo by @yann__b
my edits!
6,816 165 2 weeks ago