Hi I’m Adam.

AboutI’m a photographer, filmmaker, and writer from Orlando, FL. I’ve used these skills to secure corporate sponsors for a road trip across all 50 U.S. states with my brother. We call it The Bro’d Trip. Yep, we get paid to travel the country, doing things that we love doing.

If you want to live a life doing meaningful work that you love doing, you’re in the right place. This blog is dedicated to helping motivated, creative, and positive people utilize their natural talents in order to build a more fulfilling lifestyle.


I began college like a lot of others: without a declared major. I continued without a major through prerequisites and was forced to declare as something. Anything. So I did. For the next year, I struggled through marketing classes. Not because I wasn’t smart, but because I wasn’t motivated.

I hated the idea of cruising through courses with 2,000 other students just like me, only to graduate and fight them for a desk job that I didn’t even want. I became so unmotivated that a year into my major, I flunked out. I’m not proud of it, but it’s part of my story and I own it.

At the ripe age of 21, I was working at a part-time job that I loathed and had just flunked out of college. I was becoming someone I never wanted to be. It was then that I decided that something had to change.

Over the next two years, I got my grades back up, was readmitted into school, and graduated in December 2015 with a degree I was excited about. While in school, I worked my ass off at part-time jobs, internships, and freelance gigs.

Since I still had no idea what I wanted to do as a profession, my brother Justin and I pinched our pennies over the course of those two years to self-fund a yearlong road trip, The Bro’d Trip. Essentially, we’ve created our own professions. We use our photography, filmmaking, and writing talents to attract sponsors. Now I do only the work that I’m excited to do.

I’m currently on The Bro’d Trip for the remainder of 2016. If I’ve learned anything on the road so far, it’s this:

Whether there’s a set destination or not, you can’t let yourself become stagnant. It’s absolutely crucial to move forward.

Always Forward.


 My blog posts are geared toward motivated, creative, and positive people wanting to rise above average. My goal is to use my photos, films, and words to help you pursue a lifestyle you love, using the skills you have.

I produce everything you see on this site, unless noted otherwise. Posts often revolve around things I know and enjoy such as: photography, filmmaking, music, surfing, hiking, travel, entrepreneurship, and marketing.

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 Available for Hire

Although I am on The Bro’d Trip for all of 2016, I am always looking to work on projects with companies/individuals who need help telling their story, whether it’s through photos, videos, or words.


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Shows I Go To | Staff Writer & Photographer


Fluid Magazine | Contributing Photographer


Contact Information

Press and project inquiries email me at: adam@thefrickes.com.

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