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Visiting East Africa

July 27, 2016 - East Africa - Photographers Paradise Whether you are going there for the abundant, exotic wildlife or the magnificent l...
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Just a Book?

October 12, 2015 - When is a book more than just its cover and content? Read on... 1977 and I was a neophyte photography, lover of wildern...
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Mirrorless Cameras - The Standing 8 Count is On

July 07, 2015 - At a little over 18 months of experimenting with various mirrorless cameras, things are shaking out well. My first attem...
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Shoot a LOT!

January 09, 2015 - I keep hearing that shooting a lot of photos will improve your abilities. I am not sure I buy that as a way to improve....
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First Lion

December 22, 2014 - I think everyone who goes to East Africa on a Photo Safari remembers their first lion in the wild. I certainly do! It is...
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One Lens - One Week

November 12, 2014 - Way back when I was learning photography I got the chance to study under a great assignment photographer named Bob Smith...
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Seeing the View - Images within an Image

January 03, 2014 - One of my pet peeves (I know, I have many) is to be at some fantastic locations and have someone walk up and "CLICK", th...
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Canon EOS M - My Take After Three Weeks

January 01, 2014 - I have to admit that I had high hopes for the Canon EOS M, mirror less camera. I bought it just a few weeks ago in hopes...
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Memories and Photography

January 01, 2014 - I spent a year helping a friend who was working on a Masters of Fine Art in Photography. We did some really crazy stuff,...
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Setting Yourself Apart

December 24, 2013 - There are numerous ways to make your photography stand out from the crowd! With the proliferation of digital cameras in...
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Tanzania 2014

November 11, 2013 - We are closing in on yet another great trip to East Africa. Join us, Jim & Cindy Griggs along with our amazing friend, B...
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Day One - Serengeti National Park!

April 11, 2013 - WOW! What a start to our days in Serengeti National Park. We entered the park at the Ndutu station and proceeded out to...
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A Most Amazing Experience

March 22, 2013 - It seems like every trip to Tanzania is filled with amazing experiences but in 2011, we witnessed a fantastic story unfo...
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Distant Relative Found!

January 10, 2013 - It was OVER! Sadly, OVER! The last hour of the last day of the first trip to Tanzania and we were rushing to get out of...
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Searching Focus

January 04, 2013 - On our November 2011 jaunt to Bosque del Apache, I convinced Jeff Heidel to go along. He was concerned that he didn't ha...
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Shooting Video

December 28, 2012 - Shooting Digital Video with the Canon T3 Rebel in Peru I always wanted to be involved in shooting video even way ba...
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"The Stars at Night are Big and Bright"

December 18, 2012 - "Man, those stars are so bright", I thought to my self as I looked up from my sleeping bag in a remote part of Big Bend...
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Turn off IS and VR on a Tripod!

December 17, 2012 - For the last few years I have been troubled with sharp and not so sharp images in a series shot with IS turned on. In on...
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The Cycle

December 16, 2012 - In May 1999, we stepped off the aircraft in Anchorage, a point in time I will always remember. I had completed the CYCLE...
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December 10, 2012 - "We are going to be doing a roundup at the ranch, you know, branding cattle, and stuff like that. You interested in doin...
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Switching Priorities

December 10, 2012 - Dragging was about the only way to describe how I felt that morning. Up at 4:30 after being out photographing well into...
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Focal Point

December 09, 2012 - Almost every captivating image has a focal point, something that draws the eye in and doesn't let it get away except to...
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The Druids Would be Proud

December 08, 2012 - Visiting a customer in the little town of Alliance, Nebraska, I told the plant manager that I had heard of the town but...
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The Terminator

December 07, 2012 - In "NASA-Speak" the word terminator is used to define the narrow line that separates daytime from night, or light from d...
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Kentucky Falls

December 07, 2012 - Just the name "Kentucky Falls" sounds like the back woods of the eastern US somewhere, right? Kentucky? Tennessee? Georg...
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December 06, 2012 - We must have been on vacation! How do I know? It was raining. Camped in the rain in Rocky Mountain National Park, drove...
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ISO 1? Are You Kidding Me????? Part Two

December 05, 2012 - In 1975 Allen and I discovered a guy named Doug Elbinger who owned a tintype studio in Harper's Ferry, WV. He was sellin...
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ISO 1? Are You KIDDING ME????? Part One

December 04, 2012 - Way back in the mid 1970's I worked part time for Crenshaw's Studio in Denison, Texas. The studio was owned by Allen Cre...
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Shooting with Jim

November 24, 2012 - Ever want to go out shooting with a National Geographic photographer? Wonder what they do differently to get those spect...
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Still Photography

November 14, 2012 - "If this is still photography, does that mean I have to be still or the subject?" What a weird concept, still photograp...
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