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An Expert’s Guide to Arches National Park Photography

An Expert’s Guide to Arches National Park Photography

We are lucky to live a only few hours away so we can visit Arches National Park multiple times each year. This means we have lots of Arches National Park vacation ideas to share! One advantage to being a local is the opportunity to take Arches National Park...

How to Plan the Perfect Yellowstone Vacation

How to Plan the Perfect Yellowstone Vacation

If you’re looking for a trip of a lifetime, we recommend you plan a Yellowstone vacation. This Yellowstone vacation planning guide includes: Yellowstone BasicsWhen to visit Yellowstone National ParkGetting to YellowstoneTop things to do on a Yellowstone...

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

We often get asked this question about our travel photography gear: "What is the best compact travel camera?" To answer this question, we decided that the criteria for a 'travel camera' for this article means: the camera must produce quality photos without sacrificing...

American Southwest Road Trip Guide: 8 Day Itinerary

American Southwest Road Trip Guide: 8 Day Itinerary

An American Southwest Road Trip. There's nothing like it! Road tripping is by far the best way to see and experience everything that America has to offer. A Southwest USA road trip takes you past unique deserts, mountains, canyons carved by rivers and spectacular...

Must-See Yellowstone Waterfalls to Photograph

Must-See Yellowstone Waterfalls to Photograph

Photographing the amazing Yellowstone waterfalls is always at the top of our list of things to do in the park. As you start to plan your Yellowstone vacation, be sure to add waterfalls to your itinerary each day. We have visited Yellowstone in the...

Epic Travel Planning Guide for Visiting Zion National Park

Epic Travel Planning Guide for Visiting Zion National Park

As avid outdoor enthusiasts, Dave and I love exploring the awe-inspiring natural wonders we see when visiting Zion National Park. Located in the Southwest of Utah, near the towns of Kanab, St. George, and Cedar City, a trip to Zion national park is a truly...

Photography Basics

Elevate your photography to the next level with simple tips, basic techniques and recommended gear.

Our Favorite Photography Gear for Hiking

Our Favorite Photography Gear for Hiking

If you're like us, we hike to many of the locations where we want to take pictures. When hiking, the weight of the camera gear and the space it takes up are big factors. Many people ask us about our photography gear for hiking so we've put together a list of the...

Simple Steps to Learn How to Photograph Waterfalls and Rivers

Simple Steps to Learn How to Photograph Waterfalls and Rivers

One of my favorite subjects to photograph is waterfalls and rivers.  I guess it stems from a fascination I’ve had with moving water since I was a kid. I think I always associated rivers and waterfalls with adventure and discovery. To this day rivers and...

Sunset Photography Tips to Capture Amazing Images

Sunset Photography Tips to Capture Amazing Images

The light before, during and after the sun sets is one of the BEST times to take photos! But, it's also a tricky and complex time to take photos because as the light changes, you as the photographer must be ready to adapt and adjust your settings. Practice taking...

Why Horizon Line is Important for Landscape Photography

Why Horizon Line is Important for Landscape Photography

Did you know that you can change the overall feel of your photo just by moving the horizon line within your shot? The horizon line, which separates the foreground from the sky, is an important element in many scenes. Photographers can use the horizon line to highlight...

Using the Rule of Thirds to Take Better Landscape Photos

Using the Rule of Thirds to Take Better Landscape Photos

Using the rule of thirds for landscape photography creates visual interest and impact in your photos. It’s a basic photography technique that involves positioning important elements in your photo along imaginary grid lines that divide your scene into thirds, both...

Our Camera Gear Checklist for Travel Photography

Our Camera Gear Checklist for Travel Photography

Camera gear is essential when traveling. Those of us who love spectacular photo images, especially those we have worked to capture ourselves, know the value and advantages of good equipment. We also know the importance of a good plan before embarking on any trip. A...

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Plan the perfect vacation using our tips for travel and photography at a variety of locations.

Seattle Day Trip – Things to See and Photograph

Seattle Day Trip – Things to See and Photograph

Dave and I had the opportunity for a Seattle Day Trip the first part of January. Neither of us had ever been to Seattle, and we had a list of places we wanted to visit and photograph. It was hard to narrow the list of things to see and do to create our One Day...

US National Park List: 25 Bucket List Ideas

US National Park List: 25 Bucket List Ideas

National Park vacations offer a variety of outdoor activities like hiking, biking, kayaking, camping and stargazing. Which is the best National Park to visit? The answer to that question depends on so many factors that it’s difficult to give a definitive answer....

Grand Teton Photography: Fantastic Photo Spots

Grand Teton Photography: Fantastic Photo Spots

If you enjoy landscape photography and outdoor adventure, you need to visit Grand Teton National Park! There are so many amazing Grand Teton photo spots to capture the jagged peaks of the mountains complimented by the surrounding landscape and wildlife. The...

Oregon with Kids: Family Activities and Things to Do

Oregon with Kids: Family Activities and Things to Do

Oregon is a bucket list destination due to its juxtaposition of alt-cool and outdoor adventure with Mt. Hood, coastal beaches, waterfalls and food. World-class attractions, interactive museums, zoos, state parks, a national park and 363 miles of beach...

Refreshing Adventures at US National Parks in the Winter

Refreshing Adventures at US National Parks in the Winter

We are going to share our biggest travel secret with you. Visit US national parks in the winter. If you want to avoid the crowds, we recommend a US national park vacation during the offseason. Many park locationss that are hard to visit in the summer due to...

10 Amazing Arches National Park Hiking Trails

10 Amazing Arches National Park Hiking Trails

Arches National Park hiking trails are perfect for the avid hiker, causal visitor and families traveling with kids. Hiking the trails is one of the main things to do when looking for Arches National Park vacation ideas. There is plenty for you to see, do and...

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Plan a Spring Break Trip to US National Parks in May

Plan a Spring Break Trip to US National Parks in May

If you are looking for a travel destination where you can enjoy outdoor adventure, check out these national park vacation ideas.  But, there are a few reasons we recommend you plan a vacation to the US National Parks in May. First, spring break is over...

Hiking Gear for Kids and Tips for a Day Hike

Hiking Gear for Kids and Tips for a Day Hike

We absolutely love taking our kids on hikes. From a young age, we’ve always gone on day hikes with the kids. Obviously, hiking with kids is not without its challenges. Being avid hikers, we’re confident we’ve figured out almost everything there is to hiking with kids...

8 Fun-Filled US Summer Road Trip Destinations

8 Fun-Filled US Summer Road Trip Destinations

One of the best summer vacation ideas is taking a road trip across different states in the US. There are so many US summer road trip destinations where you'll see wild beauty, stunning natural formations, and a pinch of human creativity everywhere you go. To enjoy...

9 Summer Vacations in the Southwest You Don’t Want to Miss

9 Summer Vacations in the Southwest You Don’t Want to Miss

There are a million different summer vacation ideas which makes it so hard to decide where to go! But we'd like to suggest these ideas for summer vacations in the southwest. You'll see amazing landscapes and history on a road trip through the Southwest USA. Use this...

50 Unique Things To Put On Your Portland Bucket List

50 Unique Things To Put On Your Portland Bucket List

If you’re planning a trip to Oregon, we’ve put together a list of 50 things to put on your Portland bucket list. Portland is the largest city in Oregon. It’s perfectly located on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of the beautiful, snow-capped...

Travel Planning Checklist: 10 Essential Steps

Travel Planning Checklist: 10 Essential Steps

Planning a trip can be fun and overwhelming.  Where do you begin? What steps need to be completed during the planning process? I like lists and organization which make it easier for me to enjoy the process. I'm sharing my travel planning checklist that includes the 10...