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Enchanted Rock: Sitting on Top of the World

The Texas Hill Country begins a little way west of I-35 between San Antonio and Austin, and from here extends a large area of rolling hills and valleys with limestone canyons, clear-water rivers, and a few scattered small towns. Most of the … Continue reading

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The Seasons of My Life

When I was born in 1941, life expectancy was 63 years for men and 66 for women. Medical advances and healthier lifestyles have paved the way for greater longevity. With my 74th birthday approaching in August, how much longer will … Continue reading

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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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High Winds Can Damage Your RV

High winds can be unsettling, whether you’re driving an RV or parked in an RV park or campground. Winds can be unpredictable, loud, and damaging. Before you take to the road, check the weather reports for the areas you’ll be driving through. … Continue reading

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Take Only Memories, Leave Only Footprints

Get more out of life—take a hike! Now that we’re well into spring and getting ready for summer, it’s prime time to get out on the trail and enjoy the colorful wildflowers, wandering wildlife, and breathtaking views of the natural world. … 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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