Fifty Foot Lifestyle

Update: I have mailed out messages to the winners of the tags at this point, thanks so much for your kind words and for the interest and support of Fifty Foot Shadows!

Time to reflect and then give something away! I know its been quiet around here this year. My creative side has been on hiatus as I switched tracks for a while to contemplate a life more dictated by priorities. As with the end of any year, I have been looking back as well wondering what the next year will bring. Life will only get bigger as more important decisions are put on the table. My hope is that I can find a happy medium between obligation and creativity because inspiration has been flat as of late but I am looking to renew trust in my abilities behind a camera and start shooting more again.

In the new year (or sooner if I get the pieces together) I plan on announcing a long considered and way overdue subscription service here on 50ft to bring a couple of new ideas to life and shake things up around here. There will be a couple of levels to the service that I will detail when I make the announcement. Among other things, this has been something I have been making notes on and hoping to get off the ground for over four years now. I really can’t wait to get it off the ground after so much needless planning and second guessing. It will provide a perfect launch point for a renewed focus and drive.

For now though I wanted to do something fun for the holidays and give something away to a few of you. I came across these cool custom made brass tags online and knew straightaway that I wanted to have some pressed to share. I love this sort of humble accessory and so I had five of them made to give away for the holidays (six total so I could have one too). I don’t plan on making any more of these in the future so they are a highly limited edition keepsake from the land of fifty foot shadows. They work as a handy keychain accessory, zipper pull, or anything at all you may want to hook them too. The letters are hand stamped into the brass tags so it should last for years as long as it’s not lost.

I think the best way to give these away is to simply use the comment section again, leave a note below and in a couple of weeks I will randomly grab a few names and contact you via email to let you know that you won! Simple enough right? I will mail them anywhere in the world so there are no limit to who can enter. I know it’s a modest gift but I wanted to show you guys that I appreciate you, even if in a small way. As always, thanks so much for your support and generosity. The future is bright!


  1. Jay - December 21, 2015 at 11:03 am

    As a fan of your work I’m happy to see your upcoming plans for 2016! I wish you all the best and more. Happy Holidays!

    — J

  2. Richard Hérout - December 23, 2015 at 11:28 am

    This is so cool. I would be glad to wear those !
    Thanks for all your great work. Do you plan on using films sometime next year?
    Happy holidays to you and your family.

    Cheers from Paris,


  3. Nicole - December 23, 2015 at 5:04 pm

    These look awesome! I’d love to own one. It would make a super cute addition to my keychain.

  4. Oguzhan Ozel - December 29, 2015 at 1:47 pm

    It’s good to hear new plans about fiftyfootshadows. Tags look great!

  5. Jay Du - January 2, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    Great to know you would start something new. Just let you know that your works and words have been great inspirations for me over years. Thank you.

    All the best for 2016!

    Jay from Chengdu, China

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