What’s the Best Drone for Backpacking, Sailing, & Travel Photographers?

Which drone is best for a travel photographer obsessed with packing light & minimizing weight? Here’s what to look for and what I think is the best option.

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Ten Must-Read Books to Help You Break the Shackles and Go Sailing

Looking for some great sailing books to give you some inspiration to stop dreaming and start doing? These books put me in a sailboat and living the dream.

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Off-Camera Flash Solutions for Sony Alpha a7 Series Mirrorless Cameras

One drawback of switching to Sony mirrorless cameras is the lack of flashes & accessories. These are some cheap solutions for getting the flash off-camera.

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My Five Best Picks for Ultralight Backpacking Tents´╗┐

Keeping up with my evolution into traveling light, I’m looking for a new ultralight backpacking tent. Here are my top five picks so far.

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Exploring Canyonlands National Park in One Day

Canyonands National Park near Moab, Utah is huge – more than can be covered in one day. Here’s how to see the best of it when you’re crunched for time.

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A Comprehensive Snowshoe Buying Guide

Hiking in the winter is best done with snowshoes. But which snowshoes should you buy? This snowshoe buying guide will steer you in the right direction.

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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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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.

Three Ways to Correct White Balance

Three Ways to Correct White Balance

Use any of these three methods in your photography workflow, from capture to post-processing, to ensure that your colors are accurate for better images.

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