Photography

Feel the Thunder

By Becky Chapman Summer in Arizona. Hot, painfully so at times. Every year I am amazed how hot it gets here. Yet every year, I am excited for summer. Why on Earth would one be excited about summer, yo...
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Photo credit Jon Vemo

Now that’s a bridge

By Jon Vemo Recently I visited yet another wonder of Arizona, Tonto Natural Bridge. If you haven’t been (like me), Tonto Natural Bridge is located just outside of Payson, AZ. According to the Ar...
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PHOTOGRAPHING PUPPIES!

By Vickie Uthe Photographing puppies is like photographing kids, don’t waste time and plan on doing it later because they grow up TOO FAST and there IS no later. In 2016 my granddaughter got a Dorky...
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MACRO VS. CLOSE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY

By Vicki Uthe Something became clear to me recently. I realized the difference between macro and close-up photography and concluded that I’m really more of a close-up photographer than a macro perso...
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Plane Bored (Or Just Plain Bored)

By Sara Goodnick There is an answer to keeping yourself amused when flying, even on long flights, if you keep a camera close by. It’s easier with a mirrorless camera, but a newer cell phone can ...
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TAHOE AND THE WEATHER

By Vicki Uthe This blog is being written to showcase the extreme difference a day can make in the weather. It is also being shared to encourage you to go out in it, the weather I mean, and take advant...
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Traveling with Your Camera Gear

By Sara Goodnick Since there have been a few questions regarding flying with camera gear from some of our participants on various workshops, I decided it might be helpful to put together some info for...
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Love your camera

By Rick Jacobi I think this is an important part of one’s photography. A camera that you love and inspires you to shoot. There are many cameras that a person can own today, and they are all good. Th...
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Know your Equipment and Location

By David Halgrimson Since moving back to Minnesota I have been researching places to go for photo opportunities and found a couple near where I live. One is Swan Park in Monticello Minnesota 15 miles ...
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Boots

By Vicki Uthe As a kid I was a collector. You name it, I collected it. In hindsight I’m not positive how much the collections were because of things I was interested in or because I inherited th...
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