Predicting A Colorful Sunrise & Sunset: Reviews of Skyfire and SunsetWx

Photographers will do anything to get a good sunrise & sunset. But how do you know when they’ll happen? Here’s a review of Skyfire and SunsetWx predictors.

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Can You Fly a Drone in Parks, National Forests, and Wilderness Areas?

Know where you can & can’t fly your drone when you go backpacking & hiking. Take a look at the rules for state & national parks, rec areas, wilderness, and so on.

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On How to Write Email Newsletters and Getting Reader Feedback

Sending email newsletters isn’t my favorite thing, but necessary for bloggers. Or is it? What’s the best approach to sending newsletters if you do?

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How To Poop In The Woods – A Tastefully Illustrated Guide

This guide should clear up any confusion about how to poop in the woods. I don’t ever want to see used TP in the forest ever again!

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My New Favorite Phone GPS Backpacking & Hiking App

There’s a lot of apps out there for outdoor recreation. I’ve used many of them and think I’ve finally found the best GPS backpacking & hiking app.

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Carriacou: Carnival 2016

Carriacou: Carnival 2016

I had no idea the historical background of the Carriacou Carnival – this colorful festival is full of history – here is some of it with photos!

Grenada’s Waterfalls: Annandale Falls

Grenada’s Waterfalls: Annandale Falls

Of all the waterfalls in Grenada, Annandale Falls is one of the easiest to get to. It also offers a short nature & agriculture interpretive trail.

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Hawai’i: Uluwehi Falls Kayak & Hike

Hawai’i: Uluwehi Falls Kayak & Hike

Kayak Hawaii’s only navigable river, Kauai’s Wailua River, then beach your kayaks and hike to Uluwehi Falls, also known as Secret Falls.

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Geotagging Photos in Lightroom CC

Geotagging Photos in Lightroom CC

You don’t need a GPS-enabled camera to know where your photos were made. You can geotag later in Lightroom, and this will explain how, from a hiker’s view.

Think Tank Photo: Hubba Hubba Hiney

Think Tank Photo: Hubba Hubba Hiney

Choosing the Think Tank Photo Hubba Hubba Hiney camera bag and wearing it as a hip pack during a 200-mile backpacking trip through the Sierra backcountry.

John Muir Trail Trip Report

John Muir Trail Trip Report

Tips and lessons learned from my thru-hike of California’s John Muir Trail, June 15th to July 4th, 2015. Permits, resupply, gear, navigation, and photos.

Creative Edge Solar 5 Solar Charger

Creative Edge Solar 5 Solar Charger

I took this portable solar phone charger with me on my last sailing adventure, and it exceeded my expectations! And for an amazing price as well!

My Social Media Marketing Journey

My Social Media Marketing Journey

Five things I’m going to start doing to increase my visibility on social media, thus driving traffic to my website and ultimately resulting in sales.

Understanding Exposure Compensation

Understanding Exposure Compensation

Ready to move a little further past your camera’s “Auto” setting and explore some more functions? Setting exposure compensation is a great place to start.

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