The heart of our mission at VoyageHouston is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Houston’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out rising stars from Richmond and surrounding areas below.
JW and Shannon Purdy
As a young boy, I was given a 110-film camera and I fell in love with photography. I shot as much film as my family would allow me to have. I played with photography off and on for all my school years including college. Finally, I bought my first SLR camera in early 2008 after a motorcycle accident ended my career as a pilot and nearly ended my life. Read more>>
Years ago, when I picked up a camera I wasn’t a “soccer mom with a camera” instead I was a father of two boys, that loved baseball and soccer, and the point-n-shoot cameras just wasn’t getting the photographs I wanted. After a few games of that, it was time to get my old slr camera from high school out of the back of the closet. Read more>>
Two years ago, my daughter and I began a mission to find a way to help young girls through the difficult transitions they face going through the middle and high school years. It is such an awkward time with puberty and changing body’s and if not guided in the right way, can cause a lack of self-confidence and feelings of insecurity. Read more>>