This past weekend was amazing and full of photography opportunities so I did my best to capture them. My friend and I are both very much into photography and art so we decided to combine the two in Del Mar, California when we visited the old abandoned mansion on Via de La Valle. This mansion was the site of 39 suicides back in 1997. No one has owned it since and it has been empty for 16 years. Those who died were members of the Heaven’s Gate cult. Needless to say, it’s creepy. So in order to capture its true eerie vibe my friend and I got there at 630 am. My artistic side thought it would be cool to add the yellow balloons to the scene to really capture the contrast of dark and light; of innocent and sinister. After we left the mansion we needed some happier vibes so we left for La Jolla Cove where we saw seals and oceanic birds. The weather was beautiful and so was the entire day. I truly couldn’t have asked for a more perfect/artsy/creative weekend.