I did not grow up with “Nature-Deficit Disorder”, as Richard Louv puts it. Thankfully, I grew up exploring the outdoors, climbing trees and rocks, going camping, and eventually going on more arduous adventures to extremely remote places. Continue reading
The sunset on February 27th was nice, but not as epic as it could have been considering how much dramatic weather was swirling around. And just after sunset, it started snowing moderately fiercely. The Forester (stock road tires) actually slid around a bit for the very first time! (Well, on paved roads. Getting to White Pocket a year ago was a whole different ballgame!)
The next morning, waking before sunrise, it was completely dark, grey, and still lightly snowing outside.
It was also nice and warm in bed.
Get up and go, the little voice said. (Also, my wife Joy said…) Bad weather is awesome. YUP, it sure is! Continue reading
In short, I’m a bit torn- in many ways, this is my dream lens. It’s light, small, and doesn’t cost $2,000. (I’m looking at you, 14-24!!!!) Oh, and those sunstars!!!! Continue reading
After watching Frans Lanting and Tom Mangelsen on Creative Live in late 2014, I didn’t think it could get any better. Frans Lanting’s closing presentation was mind-blowing and truly inspiring, and Tom Mangelsen’s personal dedication to conservation had me in tears once or twice. Continue reading