Explore the gadgets and gizmos that can take your smartphone photography to a new level. If we flash back to the inaugural Viewfinder, we took the position that the best camera for any shot is the one in your hand. And that, my friends, is usually our
Animating your photography brings life to stills. A number of years ago, I spent time in Livingstone, Zambia, as part of a two-month trek through Southern Africa. My job for the week was to document adrenaline sports in the area. This included rafting the Zambezi River, flying
High Adventure with the Whole Family Starts with the Right Camera Gear We’ve all heard the phrase, “pics or it didn’t happen,” at some time or another. Technology and social media have made it easier to connect to others and share photos and videos while traveling. Whether
Compression, f-stop, and bokeh: what does it all mean, and how can your outdoor photography lenses accomplish it? In previous Viewfinders we’ve discussed what I feel are the most important elements of creative photography: distilling a scene into its various components, how to frame a unique composition
Birds, Whales, and Much More Overlanding isn't just about the drive, and many of those who enjoy it have interests that perfectly pair with life in the wilderness. Beyond vistas and natural formations, an interest in wildlife goes hand in hand with a love of the outdoors.
Photographing the animal kingdom … without becoming part of the food chain A midday sun beat down on the northern reaches of Australia’s Top End, tapping the desiccated soil for any remaining moisture and sending the mercury toward the century mark. We were somewhere between Cairns and
700 Years of Life on the Mesa To wrap up our celebration of National Parks Week, We're rounding out our spotlights with one last destination to add to any road trip. Mesa Verde National Park is home to a diverse array of wildlife, the site of deep
LAND OF THE BLUE SMOKE It's National Park Week, which means it's time to highlight some of these special places sightseers hold dear to their hearts. Great Smoky Mountains National Park has the attention today for being America's most visited national park. The ancient mountains that border