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Face to Face with Sea Lions

On land they are Jabba the Hutt impersonators from the Star Wars film sagas. When seen swimming unde…

Tags: Kayak, wildlife

Depth of Field

After a slide show for some paddling friends, a woman asked me how I got the paddler in one of the photos to s…

Tags: Kayak, Canoe

Let There Be Light

One morning high in the Himalayas of Nepal, I climbed for an hour in the predawn darkness and cold to catch th…

DIY Kayak Camera Case Cradle

7 out of 10 camera repair requests are because the camera got dropped, the other 3 are because the camera got …

Tags: Kayak

Wildlife Encounters on the Water

"Eager to catch up and excited to begin the river journey, I pushed off into the river - and then was startled…

Tags: Kayak, Canoe, wildlife, Bears, Safety

Composition: The Rule of Thirds

Good pictures are created, not found. Beginning with an understanding of exposure, the outdoor photographer mu…

Understanding Exposure: Special Situations

A photograph is created by light; capturing exactly the right amount of light is what constitutes proper expos…

Tags: Kayak, Canoe