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North Dakota Indoor RV Park Keeps Oilfield Workers Out of the Cold

About seven months ago I reported that a group of Minnesota partners were planning an indoor RV park to house North Dakota oilfield workers five miles south of Watford City, North Dakota. When initially proposed, the idea prompted mixed reactions. … Continue reading

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Are You Prepared for a Medical Emergency While RVing?

Medical emergencies can happen while RVing just as easily as they can at home. Be prepared for an illness or injury away from home with the following checklist from Good Sam: Bring copies of your passport, driver’s license or ID … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Filters

A filter is a seemingly simple piece of glass that screws onto your lens in a rotating mount, and has an effect on your image. Filters come in various sizes according to the needs of your specific lens. Polarizing Filter … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Tripod, Cable Release & Camera Case

In today’s post I discuss the merits of using a quality tripod, use of a cable release, and camera cases. Use a Tripod A quality tripod is a basic part of any photographer’s kit. The tripod is the single most … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your RV Dreams Go Up in Flames

Ensure your family’s safety while traveling in an RV by following these fire safety guidelines. It’s crucial to know your location so emergency responders can find you in the event of an emergency. Be aware of your location and surroundings and … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Manual Modes, Shoot Steady & Raw vs. JPEG

In today’s post I discuss the merits of shooting in a manual mode, the importance of holding your camera steady, and weigh in on the Raw vs. JPEG debate. Manual Modes It’s often said that auto exposure is faster than … Continue reading

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Additional Photo Tips/Suggestion: Camera Manual & Mode Dial

You buy the latest digital camera available, come home, rip open the box, and then proceed to play with your new toy. You turn on the camera and try to figure things out. You briefly flick through the hundred or … Continue reading

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Good Sam Introduces Top Family RV Parks & Campground

More than 50 percent of RVers say spending more time with family is a the primary reason for hitting the road in a recreational vehicle, according to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association’s recent Campfire Canvass. Indeed, the fun and camaraderie … Continue reading

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Exposure Triangle: Shutter Speed & ISO

While aperture is responsible for controlling the amount of light that passes through the lens, shutter speed is responsible for controlling the length of time that light is allowed to hit the digital camera’s sensor. Shutter Speed The shutter determines … Continue reading

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Exposure Triangle: Aperture & Depth of Field

The concept of Exposure Triangle was introduced as a means of explaining how individual aspects of exposure—aperture, shutter speed, and ISO—relate to light and how it affects the final exposure of the photo. Aperture Lighting and composition aside, the thing … Continue reading

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