Higher Sounds: Feist- Mushaboom

I admit my late-comer ways to one of music’s most refreshing artists to come recently.  I was introduced to Feist’s music by a good friend in 2009, listening to her first album “Let it Die” (2005) in its entirety.  Instantly intrigued by her ecelectic arrangements, I began listening repeatedly and fell deeper into her brilliant…

The Path: Why I Do What I Do

A MESSAGE RECEIVED FROM M. BLAU, ENTERTAINMENT/MUSIC WRITER Hey Travis, I can’t help but message you after constantly seeing all your great work since I met you… it probably seems like a long time ago considering where you have gone in a 6-month period. While I have been writing about music and slowly working my…

NEW YORK Fashion Week- Show No. 16! Angel Sanchez (September 16th)

Images by Travis Levius.  All Rights Reserved. Congratulations to talented young fashion designer Maken Imcha, whom I had the utmost pleasure meeting at the senior fashion collection presentation at Savannah College of Art and Design-Atlanta earlier this year.  She became valedictorian of her class upon graduating- and, similar to my story, chased her promising career…

Video: Michael Jordan, Product of Failure

No one, not ONE (including one of sports’ most iconic figures), is exempt from the inevitability of failure…of disappointment…of error- in pursuit of success.  Fear of failure: could this be the Achilles’ Heel to the majority of humanity?

NEW YORK Fashion Week- Show #15! Issac Mizrahi (September 16th)

Images by Travis Levius.  All Rights Reserved. Not many fashion designers can claim legendary status like Issac Mizrahi.  I was overwhelmed with glee when my client secured the media credential for this New York Fashion Week staple.  For a first-time rookie FW photographer, this was truly a big deal.  After shooting the show, I believe…

Stuff Successful People Like: “As a Man Thinketh” by James Allen

The Book that Changed my Life (and Potentially Yours, Too)  I read this classic, all-time best-selling, 60-page short essay collection penned by James Allen at the beginning of my career- er, journey- Summer 2009.  I didn’t read it for the purpose of being a better photographer; like everyone, I’ve experienced life’s ups and downs.  I wanted…