Getting the Shot
As someone who loves to take photos, I'm used to being the one composing the frame rather than the one appearing in it. Upon coming back from my Montana trip, however, I found that my photog partner (AKA Mom) had some interesting shots on her digital camera. Specifically, she took great interest in shooting photos of me shooting photos. At first, they just made me laugh, but then I realized how much I like them.
I sometimes take for granted the weird positions I'll twist myself into when composing a shot. I often don't even notice what I'm doing with my body as I'm framing something.
It was plenty warm out, but I had the windbreaker on for crawling around in the
In the forest's graveyard
Gorillas in the Mist
By far, camera gear composed the bulk of my carrying load.
The three liters of water came in second, and then the rest was mostly medical and other 'emergency' gear.
My light load for when I wasn't on the trail (I realize that sounds
"Hm... shoot this in visible or IR?"
I restrained myself from hosing anyone with that can of bear spray
Prone: not just for rifles
When you're hiking in the mid 90's, there is nothing on Earth better than some
shade and a cold stream