Author Archives: Julie

Documentary filmmaker and permanent traveler. Directed and produced the feature doc 'The Long Bike Back' http://longbikeback.com Currently photoblogging at http://intoourelement.com http://instagram.com/jwrona http://twitter.com/juliawrona

Halloween in Disney World

Click here to buy photos from this post I have so many wonderful memories of family vacations in Disney World: the rides, the water parks, the funny moments that became inside jokes. To me that’s the best thing about Disney World, the shared experience.

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Off Season Cape Cod

Click here to buy photos from this post It was an early evening in late October and I was up to my knees in the cold, choppy ocean. Pearson and I were trying in vain to skip stones across the waves. Eventually we gave up and began throwing larger rocks into the water. My jeans, rolled […]

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Hiking in the Adirondacks

Click here to buy photos from this post I have always loved the outdoors. Growing up I enjoyed climbing trees, riding my bike, swimming, and exploring nature. But of all of my outdoor memories, I have very few recollections of hiking as a kid and the only one that stands out was with my grandfather […]

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The Finger Lakes

Click here to buy photos from this post Pearson and I were driving through the Fingers Lakes, from Skaneateles to Seneca Lake, on a beautiful summer day in 2011. The sky was blue with puffy white clouds; we passed cornfields and cows grazing on lush green farms. As we rolled through Ovid, NY, Pearson slowed. A […]

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Wandering through Montreal

Click here to buy photos from this post I was lost on the back streets of Montreal in the rain. It sounds like song lyrics, but it also happens to be true. I enjoy getting lost in a new city. It’s a great way to see and experience things I wouldn’t normally and to get […]

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Spring Blossoms

Click here to purchase photos from this post The delicate scent of lilacs are wafting through my open window. The long, warm, sunny days and cool nights of spring have finally reached Upstate New York. After a long winter, the earth is being reborn, and colorful fragrant blooms abound.

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Weekend Escape on the Chesapeake

Click here to buy prints from this post Crouching on the shore with my camera—probably trespassing—as the dawn breaks across the water, I’m searching for the moment of serenity in a weekend of excitement and travel. The birds call and swoop into the water, the morning light reflects pink and purple and orange from the […]

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Canyonlands National Park

Click here to buy prints from this post We were spending a few days in Moab, Utah, mostly to visit Arches National Park, and we didn’t plan to go to Canyonlands National Park because we thought it was too far out of our way. There are four unconnected districts of Canyonlands and as we drove to […]

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Arches National Park

Click here to buy prints from this post Arches National Park is home to the greatest concentration of natural stone arches in the world, more than 2000. It is unique and I was totally blow away by the backdrop of the La Sal Mountains in the east.

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Monument Valley

Click here to buy prints from this post Monument Valley is part of the Navajo Nation in southeastern Utah. Beginning in 1925 with the film The Vanishing American, Monument Valley has been the visual representation of the American West. John Ford made Monument Valley famous as the backdrop for most of his Westerns including Stagecoach, Fort Apache, […]

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