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Better than expected

We reviewed the photos we’d taken on our first three days at Canyonlands National Park/Needles District. It was our last morning there. Somehow the collection seemed incomplete. We’d missed taking some iconic, “big” scenery images. You know what we mean: … Continue reading

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The painted trail

We wanted to take a good long walk, but there was only one hiking trail in the entire national park. Really?! It seemed impossible that there would only be one, and that one would be a short trail: 2.5 miles … Continue reading

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The best in 20 years

The newscaster announced the desert wildflower bloom this year was the best in 20 years. The finest destinations: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Joshua Tree National Park. We looked at each other and smiled. “Let’s do it.” The next morning … Continue reading

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Painting the desert

We had waited too late. Just at the point where we started to climb up the switchback trail at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, the sun seemed to get hotter. We hiked back down to the desert floor. Why does it … Continue reading

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Trying out new settings

Don’t get in a rut, we told ourselves, but it was too late. It’s been almost 2 years since we got our camera and the setting rarely has moved from manual. So, Beth moved the switch off manual, and we … Continue reading

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Have your camera handy

Why is it that so many people rarely have their cameras ready to capture an image? We carry our cameras all the time (and maybe you do, too, if your camera is your cellphone). The difference may be that we … Continue reading

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The colorful white slope

White flakes of snow fell during the night. It was time to head into the mountains for some photography and sledding. Now our photography took on a new dimension. Color. We combined that with practicing how to capture images of … Continue reading

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