Sarah Loreth on Photographing and Backpacking Across North America


All images by Sarah Loreth. Used with permission.

Sarah Loreth is a photographer that positively embodies the sense of creativity and adventure. She used to work a typical 9-5 job but became very, very bored with it after a while. So her a couple of friends got together and planned treks across North America where they travelled together, lived out of a van, saw the continent, photographed and did workshops. While that may not sound like a lot to you, consider the fact that one trip took a year to plan.

Ms. Loreth has a fine art background and applied this to her travel photography. But she also faced the normal problems that every photographer running a business faces on top of the normal problems that troubadours of the camera often encounter.

We talked to Sarah about the logistics of a cross country photo journey and the best spots in North America to photograph, and her sense of composition.

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