Browsing tag: Photography

We just wrapped up four nights in Snow Canyon State Park just north of St. George, Utah. The landscape was absolutely stunning. Red rocks as far as the eye can see. Volcanic “lava rock” litters the landscape. It’s stupid beautiful. We hiked damn near every day and I had my camera with me every step […]
Taking stunning photos doesn’t require expensive equipment. On a reader’s request, this article describes my very simple process of making kick-ass photographs without spending stupid money on equipment that won’t do a thing to improve my photography. Here’s the key: In my view, the best camera system is whatever one that you feel the most comfortable […]

Pics from the great Rocky Mountains, Colorado

Published September 2, 2016   Posted in Having some fun

No Friday Feast this week as my wife and I are enjoying a much-needed escape from the heat with a visit to the Grand Lake area in the Rocky Mountains. Instead of linking to beautifully-written content, how about some beautifully taken photographs? At least I hope they are beautiful, as I took them. Here ya […]
If you are like me, you love free stuff.  But if you can’t get free, an inexpensive do-it-yourself project might be the next best thing, and that is just what my wife and I did over the weekend to come up with some truly nice looking picture frames that look just like clipboards. These clipboards are light-weight and easy to hang and […]

Downsizing my photo equipment? What?!?

Published May 27, 2015   Posted in Having some fun

Well, I finally did it.  In the name of both frugality and minimalism (and maybe a little thinking ahead), I decided to officially buy into a camera system that is significantly smaller, lighter and easier to carry with me than my current – and much-beloved, Nikon-based camera system. Everybody likes getting new stuff.  It was […]

Our amazing world: Last night’s halo

Published March 30, 2015   Posted in Having some fun

Allow me a moment to divert completely away from the topic of financial independence a minute and talk about what an amazing natural world that we live in.  Last night, one of our dogs – that RARELY barks unless something is truly wrong – started barking by the back door.  Naturally, my wife and I responded, […]