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‘Earth Trekkers’ family takes 13-month trip around the world

‘Earth Trekkers’ family takes 13-month trip around the world

106 Photos, 1 Video

“87,000 miles. 44 airline flights. 396 days. 35 countries. 1 family.”

That would be the epic movie tagline for the Rivenbark family, of Howard County, who recently returned from a 13-month trip around the globe. The family —- consisting of mom Julie, dad Tim, Tyler, 12, and Kara, 10 — sold their house, and their cars; Julie quit her job, Tim took a leave of absence. And the kids did their homeschool work while on safari in Africa, in a hotel in Nepal or whenever they could find time.

The family kept a near-daily blog, which was fed by stunning photos from Julie and fun, educational videos from Tyler. A short documentary about the Rivenbark’s trip is below.

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Crystal Dunn, Baltimore Street Photographer

Crystal Dunn, Baltimore Street Photographer

77 Photos, 1 Video

Crystal Dunn’s street is actually the bar she works in several nights a week — BAR, in Fells Point. Dunn, a regular bartender, photographs her subjects while serving drinks. She and her camera have become a popular mainstay at the little-known Baltimore bar.
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Noah Scialom, Baltimore Street Photographer

Noah Scialom, Baltimore Street Photographer

100 Photos, 1 Video

Baltimore street photographer Noah Scialom is no stranger to neighborhoods like Sandtown-Winchester. His method is to try to become a recognized face in the community, so when he photographs his subjects, they know and trust him. Armed with either his iPhone or his DSLR, Scialom frequently spends his days walking around Baltimore’s neighborhoods and making documenting the lives of its residents. An occasional freelancer for the Baltimore Sun Media Group, Scialom has made some headlines of his own — including when he recently snapped a photo of a Baltimore police officer with his gun out.

Take a look at the next installment in our series, Baltimore Street Photographer.

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Kanayo Adibe, Baltimore Street photographer

Kanayo Adibe, Baltimore Street photographer

55 Photos, 1 Video

Baltimore street photographer Kanayo Adibe takes an artistic approach to photography. Armed with his Nikon Df — a full-frame body with no video capabilities, or, as he puts it, “a photographer’s camera” — Adibe travels around Baltimore and Washington capturing street scenes. Using lines and layers, he seeks to find emotion his work.

Take a look at the next installment in our series, Baltimore Street Photographer. And if you’re viewing this post on a mobile device, enjoy the vertically-optimized edition.

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Mark Phillips, Baltimore Street Photographer

Mark Phillips, Baltimore Street Photographer

65 Photos, 1 Video

Baltimore street photographer Mark Phillips is a frequent patron of the city’s farmers’ markets, particularly the ones in Waverly and under the JFX. Candid shots of vendors, visitors and street performers are where he finds inspiration.

Take a look at the next installment in our series, Baltimore Street Photographer.

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