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Wildlife Photography


Hummingbirds are fascinating little creatures – true wonders of nature. It’s no wonder they were my grandmother’s favorite. And, they are also a favorite of mine. I’ve been trying to attract them to my yard for a few years, and I’m fortunate that this year they have accepted my invitation.  […]

50 Photography Quotes

50 Photography Quotes To Inspire You

If a picture is truly worth a thousand words, then why aren’t all photographers silent? We all have something to say. Here are photography quotes that will hopefully motivate and inspire you. “The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” – Dorothea Lange “A […]

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Behind The Shot

The Borax Museum – Behind the Shot

The Borax Museum is located in Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park. Behind the museum are remnants of the era when borax mining was a major trade in the area. In the yard is some of the equipment they used to haul borax, including the famous 20-Mule wagons. But, what […]

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Travel Photography

Beaches or Mountains: Vacation Choices

Beaches or mountains? There seems to be debate over which is better. I prefer mountains. However, my latest vacations don’t seem to represent my preference. In the past year, I’ve visited quite a few beaches – far more than visits to the mountains. Since April 2018, I’ve been to: Virginia […]

Selfie vs Self Portrait
Inside Photography

Selfies vs Self Portraits: Which is better?

Selfies vs Self Portraits  As long as there have been artists and photographers, there have been self-portraits… as far back as ancient Egypt. Prior to cameras and the digital age, they were created with paint, pencil, charcoal, and other art mediums. So, the selfie isn’t new. It’s just an extreme […]

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Behind The Shot

Grampians National Park: Behind The Shot

Grampians National Park is a located in Victoria, Australia. My son and I recently visited. During our time there, we hiked to Mackenzie Falls and Silver Band Falls (which was dry). Additionally, my son had another trail he wanted to hike. We were rode around trying to find it. Due […]