Lives in United States VT, United States
Joined on Dec 11, 2009

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    Sunrise, Hunger Mountain: Started at the trail head at 3:15 to watch the sunrise.  This is always worth it!  Always different and always lovely.
Waterbury, Vermont
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    I always bring layers, even to work.  ;) Thanks for all the tips!
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    This is SO helpful.  I was thinking 80d with the 100-400 would be best but thought I’d ask.  I can’t even magine not bringing the 16-35 but I will not take it to Katmai.  And good to know you are ...
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    Your pictures are amazing!  I realize it may rain the whole time but I am hoping for a bit of a break.  Two weeks is too short but I have a pesky day job that gets in my way.  😊
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    Thanks SO much for your reply.  I am on it with the rain and the mosquitoes although the caribou hide comment gives one pause.  😉. I’ll be camping at Wonder Lake, right at the base of Denali so I ...
  • Created discussion thread Alaska
    i am headed to Alaska in a couple of weeks.  I have a few questions but would appreciate ANY tips or advice.  I plan to spend one night, about 30  hours, at Katmai National Park, camping.  I have ...
  • Yep—- yell “Hey Bear” every minute or so and you should be good.  Bear bells are useless.  You might feel silly but it works.  I hiked alone there and was fine.
  • Replied in Sunrise C&C
    I really enjoyed reading the comments.  It wasn't the sky that drew me to the image but rather the space around the rock, framed by the reflection of the mountains and the tree.  I thought there ...
  • Submitted a challenge entry Vermont Milky Way
    Taken from tent site #6 ont he shore of the Green River Reservoir, Hyde Park, Vermont.
    Placed 5th in the challenge. Taken from tent site #6 ont he shore of the Green River Reservoir, Hyde Park, Vermont.
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    Thanks for taking the time to offer feedback everyone!  I agree it is a bit blue.  It was also helpful to get feedback about the understated quality of the image.  I think I do like this better, ...
  • Replied in Sunrise C&C
    I like the crop so much better!  I liked the way the tree framed the rock but I can see the crop makes for a much better image.  Thanks for taking the time to offer some critique!
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    Thanks for the feedback everyone. I found it really helpful  I really liked the crop without the tree.  I'll keep at it!  :)
  • Created photo thread Sunrise C&C
    Hello, I lurk on this forum a lot and have so much to learn!  I am transitioning from a hiker who takes some decent snapshots to a photographer who likes hiking.  In any case, this shot was from ...
  • Created discussion thread Milky Way C&C
    Hi, I am pretty new to astrophotography and am just really going for night landscapes with the milky way.  I have as many questions about processing as shooting.  Anyway, here is one from this past ...
  • Wow!  Thanks for this.  Looks like a  lot of useful information.  Very interesting about ISO.  Thanks for posting!
  • As a long time backpacker, I'd think about your goals for the trip.  If you are going with the aim of getting amazing photos that you can print or sell, go for IQ.  If you want to enjoy the trip a ...
  • I love this!  Having hiked a lot in the Rockies, I think it captures the essence of those mountains.  Thanks for posting!
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    Just before dawnIMG_5774
  • These are beautiful!  I was there in May and did the Damnation Creek Trail first thing and there was not a drop of fog.  Conditions must just be variable.  that last one is just spectacular!
  • Hello all, I was very late to the  6d party and did not purchase one until this past winter.  I got it used with a used 24 - 70mm f/4 lens.  Oh man, I total love it!  Please don't put this camera ...
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