39Nantucket, United States
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My self-summary
I truly believe anything is possible.

I am definitely not a book you can judge by its cover!

If you want to know more about me then Google my name or visit my website:

Bill Hoenk Photography

I'm looking for someone outside of the norm. Someone to challenge me. Someone that will help make me a better person. Someone with secrets. A creative. A dreamer. If your head is in the clouds that's a good thing in my book! And speaking of books- I am an open one. As a photographer I need to put myself out there. I want clients to hire me based on my personality as much as for my skill behind the camera.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm living it. I'm enjoying it. I'm consuming a lot of bacon. I definitely believe in free-will, but I also believe that things in life will happen the way they are meant to so I just go with the flow and I trust my instincts and I follow them, they're there for a reason and they've led me on a wild and amazing journey so far!

I am a professional freelance photographer. I dabble in many fields of photography, but my passion lies in the fine arts. I'm happiest when I'm barefoot on a beach or lost in the woods with my camera and I'm lucky enough that people will pay nice sums to purchase my art!

I have a love for travel. I've been on the move for the past 20 years, living all over the country. I have a long life of visiting every place I've ever dreamed of visiting ahead of me and finding a companion who enjoys the 'wandering' lifestyle would be pretty awesome! I'm actually contemplating jumping into the art show circuit and spending a year or so road-tripping the country camping, creating art, chasing the light and selling the results!

Due to my transient lifestyle, I am not looking for a girlfriend right now. Or maybe I am. Are you a wanderer too? Are you looking for the next adventure? I have been single for awhile and I'm fine with that- I love my life! I'm happy in my own company but its been sneaking up on me lately how much I miss sharing my awesome experiences with someone special. I miss that deeper connection and what it can bring into our lives! I am patient though, I will wait for The One, In the meantime though I might never meet The One unless I put myself out there so here I am! If you're a kind, super cool, creative, independent, ambitious, intelligent, funny, strange, quirky and personable woman, I would love to meet you! No pressure, I'm looking for friendship first. Always.
I’m really good at
Peppering bacon.
Roller skating. (Howard the Duck taught me how)
Finding beauty in the mundane.

I'm good at a lot of other things too like basketball, volleyball, tennis, golf, bowling, eating pizza, eating cheeseburgers, listening, psycho-analyzing, cuddling, debating, managing, delegating, bargain shopping, designing....... the list could go on but this section doesn't ask what I'm good at, it asks what I'm really good at, and that is photography. (I'm actually really good at bowling too, kind of scary good, like I could be a pro good if I practiced every day instead of going once or twice a year.)

Oh yeah, I almost forgot- I am GREAT at making fun of douche-bags and the girls who love them. No short supply of that in Nantucket during the summers! I'm not a fan of bars either. I don't mind joining friends at bars occasionally, I'm not anti-social, I just find I have better things to do with my time and money. Why not a museum? Or a Gallery? Or a show? I hate how everything revolves around alcohol.
The first things people usually notice about me
Such a subliminally narcissistic question to have to answer, when you think about it. That being said, many people over the years have told me that I have kind eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Calvin & Hobbes Forever. They got me through my childhood.

Books: I love to read, but when I read these days I want it to be a complete fictional release for me. Sure I can drop names like Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Machiavelli, Nietzsche and so forth, I've read their words and maybe I'm a better person for it, but no better than what I've learned from Stephen King, Dean Koontz, L. Ron Hubbard (and no, I am definitely not a Scientologist), Kurt Vonnegut and John Grisham! These days I find myself reading mostly Science Fiction. I am a huge technology buff and I feel that most futuristic Science Fiction will become Science Fact someday and it's fun to read about! I like the classics by Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, and Robert Heinlein, but I am addicted to the Space Operas of Peter Hamilton right now! Also- anything dealing with the metaphysical and quantum mechanics.

Movies: Yes. I love them.
As for my favorite movies? Here you go: What The Bleep Do We Know? The Karate Kid. All Indiana Jones (put The Temple of Doom on mute and I can perfectly recite the entire movie). Avatar. What Dreams May Come. The Man in the Iron Mask (all of the Musketeer movies for that matter- I believe I was some incarnation of D'Artagnan in a previous life). The Neverending Story. Most Superhero movies of the last decade. Star Trek. Groove. Return to Oz. The Dark Crystal. The Secret of NIMH. Cloud Atlas.

Shows: If I had cable you would most likely find me on one of these channels: NatGeo, Science, SciFi, Discover, HGTV, HBO or Showtime. I don't spend too much time in front of the TV but there are some addicting shows out there. My favorites? Weeds. Dexter. Californication. Game of Thrones. The Walking Dead. Celebrity Apprentice. Survivor. Pittsburgh Steeler Football (yep).

Music: I enjoy a wide range of artists who are the best of their genre. I don't particularly like rap (ok, Hip Hop) but there are some brilliant rap artists out there and I appreciate what they bring to the table. Same goes for country music and contemporary pop. I mostly listen to downtempo melodic trancey stuff like Cafe Del Mar, Thievery Corporation etc... Sometimes I feel like I am stuck in a mid 90's progressive trance time warp- A direct result of my life experiences at the time living with a Trance DJ and a Stripper in Southern Florida and frequenting the rave scene in Miami. Tiesto. Paul Van Dyk. George Acosta. Oakenfold. Digweed. Yes yes yes yes yes! I also really like Simon & Garfunkel and most singer/songwriters from the 60's and 70's.

Food: Bacon, pancetta, pork belly... I very much enjoy food. Good Food. Bad Food. I like it all. From Waffle Houses to Michelin rated. I'm always on the search for the perfect pizza too (Za, so far) and the perfect cheeseburger (The Beehive? Craigie? It's close)

I've become pretty good at creating tasty slow-carb meals. Chickpea flour has become my best friend in the kitchen to satisfy my always abundant carb cravings! And then there's Bacon. Bacon just makes everything better.
Six things I could never do without
My Camera.
My iPhone.
My iPad.
My seriously overactive imagination.
Lucid Dreams.
And bacon strips
And bacon strips
And bacon strips
And bacon strips...
I spend a lot of time thinking about
What my 3rd tattoo will portray.

Why I have SUCH a weakness for redheads. All of them.

The 3 years I spent living and cruising through the Bahamas on a sailboat with my parents when I was a kid, and how that period of time shaped me and the course of the rest of my life.

How to be the best at what I do. Corny, I know, but true.

The people from the future watching the present through my eyes.

Why the number 3 and all its variations have played such a huge roll in my life. You can easily say it is my favorite number.
On a typical Friday night I am
Probably working, but I love my work! I like to drink occasionally, but I don't like getting drunk. Happily buzzed works well enough for me. I have more of a 420 mentality. On days off I'm usually out and about with my camera on photo hikes, driving to somewhere I haven't been before, or day-tripping it to NYC or Boston.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
One of my photographs was published in the cover of Time Magazine and I was told by the editor that it is one of the most powerful covers he has ever seen. I really don't know how I feel about that. It makes me sad, actually, bittersweet is a better way to describe it.

Never met a parent that didn't love me. (I think) Can be detrimental at times.
You should message me if
I'm going to change this one up a bit. Here are the reasons you should not message me:

If you get mad at me for eating bacon.

If you can't laugh at your own (and mine) ridiculousness.

If you expect me to like eggs.

If your dog can fit in a bag.

If in the 'Six things I could never do without' section you responded with any of these: Air, water or sunlight. Really? How un-original and boring can you be?

If any of your profile photos is of you in a yoga pose. (I'm not opposed to yoga at all, just tired of seeing them all the time). Also- Duck Face and fake tans need not apply.

If you work Monday through Friday 9-5. My schedule is pretty much the opposite of that so i've found it difficult to have any success dating someone with 'normal' hours.

If you are overly religious. I have a problem with religion in general. I will respect your beliefs, but if you're in church more than one day a week, swaying back and forth and raising your arms in praise to your lord and savior, then I think you are bat-shit crazy and you can click away from my profile RIGHT NOW.

If you are clearly obese, yet next to body-type you answered "a little extra". You are clearly in denial. I don't discriminate when it comes to women and their body types, I appreciate all shapes and sizes, but you need to own it!

If you have ever, or will ever, as an adult, wear a tiara on your head. No exceptions. Ok, I guess there can be some exceptions but you better have a damn good excuse!

Actually, those are the only reasons you should not message me. Otherwise message away!
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