Category Archives: Photography

Family Vacation Photos Subject to Tax & Fines

Taking photos from your phone now poses a serious risk to your pocket book. Believe it or not, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is finalizing plans to fine photographers who shoot on federal wild lands without a permit. Under the measure, … Continue reading

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Bird Photography is What I like to Do

With binoculars, scopes, and gazes turned to the skies, birders are often easier to spot than their feathered friends. Birding has become one of the fastest-growing and most popular activities in the U.S. and around the world. An estimated 30 … Continue reading

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Sharing Photos

The Digital Photography and RVing series will now focus on the final step of digital photography: Sharing photos. Capture a digital image of your RV travels and experiences with your camera is but half of the fun and enjoyment. The … Continue reading

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Backing Up Digital Photos

If there is a downside to shooting digital, it has to be the need for a reliable backup system. Back up your photos on a regular basis—copy them to another location in case of a hard-drive failure. This has to … Continue reading

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Editing Photos

The tweaking you can do to a digital image is almost endless. You have many choices when it comes to photo editing software but finding the right one for you is not always easy. Not every photo editing program is … Continue reading

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Organizing Photos: Transfer Images to Computer

Are you in control of your metadata? Do you know what you have, and can you find it? Standardize your Workflow Have a plan for how images move from the camera to the computer. Establish an approach and then stick … Continue reading

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Organizing Photos

The Digital Photography and RVing series will now focus on the second of the three steps of digital photography: Organizing and editing photos. You’ve taken photos with your new digital camera. Now what? Digital Workflow You can download your photos … Continue reading

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Concluding Photo Tips/Suggestion

Specks of Dust First of all, let’s clear up one point: Dust on your lens will rarely show up in the photo because you’ll always be focusing much farther than the front element of your lens—the location of the dust. … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Memory Cards & Histograms

In today’s post I discuss the use of memory cards and histograms. Memory Cards Ensure that you always have sufficient memory capacity for your digital camera. But how do you know how much is enough? As a quick rule of … Continue reading

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2013 Fall Foliage Forecast

The harvest moon made its appearance last week ushering in the autumnal equinox and the official first day of autumn on September 22. This is the time of year where the landscape explodes with vibrant colors of red, yellow, and orange. … Continue reading

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