Dustin Aksland’s images connect the past with the present, treating subjects from rodeos to racing with respect and affection.  He captures life with a sincerity and sophistication that has attracted the attention of clients like Whole Foods Market, Apple, Airbnb, Chase, WW, Intel, Nest, Squarespace, T Magazine, W, and Wired, to name a few.  Dustin’s love of adventure and a childhood rooted in the Central Valley echo throughout his work. Growing up, days were spent racing BMX, riding dirt bikes, and skateboarding in his native Modesto, CA.  He revisits summers driving box trucks along the highways for his father’s delivery business in his series Forecast for Today, a collection of images exhibited in Brussels and Copenhagen, and published subsequently in his first monograph.  Whether shooting a personal series or a commercial campaign, Dustin’s work embraces the ethos, it’s not where you’re going, it’s how.