The Story Beyond The Picture

One by One in the Bad Old Days In the pre-2007 days before Lightroom, I used stand-alone image management software (DigitalPro, no longer available)

“No plan survives contact with the enemy.” – Field Marshall Helmuth von Moltke These words are still very true today, over 150 years after

I can shoot that picture in one lens, Tom Before usable zooms, a common question was how many lenses you needed to shoot most

In last week’s post, you discovered an almost accidental lava field, a 100-year-old railroad trestle, and intensely storm-shrouded skies making great mountain landscapes near

“Hmm… 60-100% chance of rain in Cloudcroft this weekend.” We’d been planning a getaway in the mountains around Cloudcroft, New Mexico that would be

First, a disclaimer – nothing written here shall be construed as advice for viewing a solar eclipse. The information is for amusement purposes only.

Wildlife don’t understand human civilization, especially in southern Missouri. They’re just trying to find food, shelter and a mate at certain seasons. Roads are

When we moved to Albuquerque in 2013, I thought, “Great, we’re at 5900 feet elevation, so summers shouldn’t be too hot.” My impression didn’t

“Gas station looks kinda crowded.” A couple minutes go by, waiting in line. “Still looks too crowded.” A couple minutes after that, we’re at

With Albuquerque edging towards 100, it was time to go somewhere cooler, at least for a couple days. We thought about Abiquiu Lake in