The 6-year-old photographer with more than 200,000 Instagram followers shares shots of the best trips he's taken with his dad

6 year old photographer with 200,000 Instagram followers
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The 6-year-old photographer with more than 200,000 Instagram followers shares shots of the best trips he's taken with his dad
Photo by @hawkeyehuey of a young steer rider after his run at the #CodyNiteRodeo, in Cody, Wyoming. We get a lot of parents asking what camera Hawkeye uses. It's a #FujiInstaxWide, for more info check out @fujifilm_instax_northamerica. #sponsored
The #HooverDam, Arizona/Nevada border. Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment for @natgeotravel
The #HackberryGeneralStore on Route 66, Arizona. Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment for @natgeotravel
Cowboy in a fancy second hand store in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment for @natgeotravel
One of our favorite artists!!! @mataruda met up with us in Phoenix on our trip. The flash made his hands white so Hawkeye drew in his tattoos: a #Hummingbird, the immigration symbol of the family inside a crescent moon, and a shell like symbol. If you don't know this artist please go scroll through his feed immediately and follow his work! Photo by @hawkeyehuey
A #Yucca in #WhiteSandsNationalMonument, New Mexico. Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment with @argonautphoto for @natgeotravel!
#SaguaroNationalPark near Tucson, Arizona. Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment for @natgeotravel
#SalvationMountain, Niland, California. The mind-boggling work of #LeonardKnight (for 27 years of his life). Photo by @hawkeyehuey
Old gas pump on #route66 at the #HackBerryGeneralStore, Arizona. Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment for @natgeotravel
View from the #HooverDam. Couldn't quite see all the way over the short concrete wall. Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment for @natgeotravel
Out the window of MandalayBay/Delano towards the #LuxorHotel Pyramid and the #LasVegasStrip. Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment for @natgeotravel
The White Wizard of #EastJesus #SlabCity, California! Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment for @natgeotravel
We hiked two nights in a row at #JoshuaTreeNationalPark, California. I'm on a road trip with my dad @argonautphoto on assignment for @natgeotravel!
We visited the #CabazonDinosaurs on our way to Joshua Tree! Photo by @hawkeyehuey on assignment for @natgeotravel!
Sunset tonight on the #NewPortBeachPier, California. Photo by @hawkeyehuey
#JoshuaTree at sunset. Headed back to the desert in a few days! Photo by @hawkeyehuey
YOU COULD OWN THIS PRINT! An old favorite - @hawkeyehuey's photo of #ShipRock, New Mexico. We have 44 hrs to go in our Kickstarter and need your support to make this happen! We will draw one name from the next 25 people who buy a book through this campaign for a FREE signed @hawkeyehuey print of your choice! Go to the link in our header or to get your copy! We will announce the winner after enough entries have been made!
Sunset at #ShipRock, New Mexico. Photo by @hawkeyehuey (4/17/15). Scroll down through this stream to see other images Hawkeye made at Ship Rock and the #FourCorners area! Only 3 days remain to buy @hawkeyehuey's book! Softcover is only $35! Link in profile!
The #GrandTetons from the #SnakeRiverOverlook, #JacksonHole, Wyoming.  Photo by @hawkeyehuey (7/10/15).
A teenage girl at Seattle's #gumwall at #PikePlaceMarket, doing what we can only guess is a "model" pose. Photo by @hawkeyehuey (8/17/15). Check out more of Hawkeye's photos & making-of video footage by following the profile link!
Jose and Lucie #hitchhiking in Mountain Home, Idaho. Photo by @hawkeyehuey (7/10/15)
#HorseShoeBend, near Page, Arizona. Photo by @hawkeyehuey (4/3/15)
Wearing those #GoldShoes and shooting #AnalogFilm. @hawkeyehuey at the #GoldenNugget in Las Vegas

For the Huey family, the rules of a road trip are simple: take the back roads, eat at local restaurants, find a good place to spend the night before dark — and of course, take a ton of photographs for their combined 900,000 Instagram followers.

When National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey gave his then 4-year-old son Hawkeye a Fuji Instax film camera, he was immediately intrigued and delighted by the images Hawkeye created.

Hawkeye soon had over 200,000 followers on his Instagram account (which Aaron runs on his behalf), was also being repped by National Geographic, and published his very own photo book funded by Kickstarter.

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In this month's issue, National Geographic Traveler is publishing a selection of images from both Hawyeye and his father, putting their photographic perspectives side by side.

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