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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 amazing...

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

We are often asked this question, "What's the best compact travel camera?" To answer we decided the criteria for a 'travel camera' for this article means: the camera must produce quality photos without sacrificing convenience. Most decent cameras can produce good...

6 Best Lightweight Travel Tripods

6 Best Lightweight Travel Tripods

Do you ever wonder why your photos turn out blurry when you have a really good camera? Do you struggle to get your milky way images sharp or your waterfalls to look silky? If you want high-quality images, you need a tripod! Period. When you have a sturdy tripod, your...

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. One advantage to being a local is the opportunity to take Arches National Park pictures during every season and all types of weather and light conditions. In...

Easy Yellowstone Waterfalls to See and Photograph

Easy Yellowstone Waterfalls to See and 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 Fall, Spring, Summer...

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 famous national park covers roughly 3,500 square miles of wilderness and includes parts of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. It is also one of the most popular national parks in...

Photography Basics

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

Sunrise Photography: Tips to Get Beautiful Sunrise Photos

Sunrise Photography: Tips to Get Beautiful Sunrise Photos

There is something magical about sunrise that just makes you happy. Beautiful sunrise photos are the result of that amazing soft light at the start of each day. Sunrise photography encompasses blue hour and golden hour when the soft natural light adds a quality to...

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 simple technique that involves positioning important elements in your photo along imaginary grid lines that divide your scene into thirds, both horizontally...

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...

Top 10 Best DSLR Cameras for Travel Photography

Top 10 Best DSLR Cameras for Travel Photography

Why would we recommend DSLR cameras for travel photography when there are more affordable mirrorless cameras out there that are powerful, compact, and lighter? DSLR cameras are great for still photography when compared to mirrorless cameras due to their optical...

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 waterfalls...

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.

Grand Teton Photography: Fantastic Tetons Photo Spots

Grand Teton Photography: Fantastic Tetons Photo Spots

If you enjoy landscape photography and outdoor adventure, one of the best US National Parks to visit would be 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...

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 lines...

US National Park List: 25 Beautiful Bucket List Destinations

US National Park List: 25 Beautiful Bucket List Destinations

The US National Parks showcase nature’s awe-inspiring majesty. Jutting mountains, glaciers, geysers, rainforests, swamps, deserts, arches, canyons, volcanoes and more! Visit any of the 59 US National Parks to explore the stories of America’s people and places, and...

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

Outdoor adventure is the theme when visiting Arches national park. One of the best ways to see Arches is by walking up to and around the various stone structures and arches. There are trails in the park for the avid hiker, causal visitor and families traveling with...

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...

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Zion National Park in the Summer

Zion National Park in the Summer

Taking the family to Zion National Park in the summer will be an experience they will never forget. It is truly the best place to explore the great outdoors and perfect to do in the summertime.  It is often a bit more crowded during the summer months at Zion National...

Places to Visit in Oregon in Summer

Places to Visit in Oregon in Summer

There are so many places to visit in Oregon in summer months.  Summer in Oregon does not really start until the month of July and runs through September. Average temperatures are a high of 80 and you will see it reach a high of 100 degrees once or twice and that is...

Top 10 Best Tripods for Heavy Lenses and DSLRs

Top 10 Best Tripods for Heavy Lenses and DSLRs

A sturdy tripod for heavy lenses is an essential piece of equipment to add to your camera gear checklist if you take photos with large telephoto lenses and bulky DSLRs. With a solidly built tripod, you will get sharper images when photographing in low light, capturing...

What to Bring on a Hike – The Ultimate Day Hike Packing List

What to Bring on a Hike – The Ultimate Day Hike Packing List

Knowing exactly what to bring on a hike isn’t easy. You need to prepare for all kinds of eventualities like thirst, hunger, bumps, and scrapes. It's important to be well prepared with the hiking guides and gear you need to get the most out of your hiking experience. ...

Best Summer Hiking Trails in the US

Best Summer Hiking Trails in the US

Hiking is one of the best ways to the diverse landscape found in the United States. Amazing trails can be found in the US National Parks, State Parks and Forest Service land. There are easy, moderate or strenuous hiking trails to explore the outdoors. Do your research...