7 Days of Camping and Exploring North of the Grand Canyon

April 23, 2009

The Arizona Strip and the Parashant are isolated areas North of the Grand Canyon. Far from any Interstate highways, it is as beautiful as it is remote. On this 7 day trip with over 400 miles of driving, we did not encounter any paved roads. I would have posted this sooner, but the day after […]

My Favorite Photos from our desert camping trips

December 16, 2008

Lava Tube in Mojave: Campfire: Death Valley Racetrack: Desert Big Horn Sheep: Morning at Seventeenmile Point: Another day on the trail: Ballarat: Desert Wildflowers: Forgotten Cemetery:

The Power of the Internet and Photography

May 11, 2007

I’ve been an avid amateur photographer since I was around 13 years old. My recent investment in a highly capable Digital SLR around six months ago and my use of the Flickr photo sharing website have proven to be powerful methods of sharing images. The saying goes "A picture is worth a thousand words", for […]

Polarizing Filters For Photography

April 6, 2007

A few weeks ago I bought a pair of polarized sunglasses and I really like the way they reduce glare. The sky is more blue and annoying reflections are greatly reduced. I bought a polarizing filter for my Canon EOS XTI camera. Here are a couple comparisons of photos with and without the filter: A […]