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Reine in the rain

With all my travels around the world, it’s safe to say that this one, thus far, has thrown my body clock for the biggest loop. Despite getting to Reine two days ago, I couldn’t get into a normal rhythm. Part of it has to do with the fact that the sun doesn’t actually set in this area from May – …

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Iceland on my mind

First of all, I’ve gotta give a big fist bump to Iceland Air for providing in-flight wifi all the way from Portland to Iceland for 7 Euro. I just flew from JFK to PDX yesterday and paid $40 for pitiful service from Gogo, so this is a breath of fresh air. So today, Nicole and I kick off a two week …

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Sony announces the A7R II, RX100 IV, & RX10 II

Aside from visiting my family in NYC for the past few days, the main reason why I am here is to attend a very special press event held by Sony to announce the much sought after a7R II Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and major updates to the RX100 IV and RX10 II. There have been months of anticipation and speculation about …

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Times Square From Above

I miss the Times Square of my youth. Sure, it was a bit seedier, although it’s still seedy, just in a more family-friendly way. Maybe seedy isn’t the right word to best describe the area when I was younger. Grittier, maybe? It wasn’t always a place that you really wanted to be at and while that may still be the …

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Prelude to the Palouse

You wouldn't think that photographing the rolling hills of the Palouse would be challenging. Well, at least I didn't. However, I quickly learned just how complex a 360-degree panoramic view of small rolling hills can be to make sense of. I've got a longer form post that will showcase more of the photos from this trip but it's high time ...
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Experiencing the Falls Creek Waterfall

Getting to Falls Creek Falls involves a very healthy 1.7 mile (one-way) hike that starts off pretty moderately and then becomes a steady and ongoing incline for about 2/3 of the trip. While the majority of the trail has you set relatively far and above Falls Creek but there are a handful of areas where the main trail deviates closer ...