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Time to change things up again. Last week, we visited the very hot and dry Death Valley National Park. This week, we’re visiting the very hot and humid city of Granada, Nicaragua. I had the privilege of visiting Nicaragua last week and am still reeling from the experiences I had. On one of the days, […]

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Talk about changing things up. Last week, we were wet ‘n wild in the cool climate of Little Zig Zag Falls in Oregon. Now, we’re in the scorching hot and arid cauldron of Death Valley National Park in California. If you’ve never been to this amazing place, be sure to fix that. Just try to […]

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Embracing obstacles

After that wonderful time traipsing around the lush tropics of Hawaii, we find ourselves back in the good ol’ verdant lands of Oregon. This time, we’re going to visit Little Zig Zag Falls, just outside of the cutely named town of Rhododendron. The area is aptly named because of the zigging and zagging creek that flows down […]

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Last week’s episode of Photo Methodology focused on the beautiful waterfalls of Oregon and for this week, we’re going to turn our attention to the rugged, verdant landscapes of Hawaii’s Big Island. The Big Island is one of those places that offers up a beautiful visual just about anywhere you turn your head. One of […]

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I am a very lucky guy. I grew up in a household with parents who immigrated from Russia with absolutely nothing to their names and who worked so hard chasing the classic American Dream. They taught themselves English, found themselves jobs, and leaned heavily on their strong work ethic to earn for their family and […]

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Taken at Latourell Falls in the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

We’re going to shift gears from talking about the fiery skies at Balanced Rock to the watery spray of Latourell Falls in Oregon. If you’re coming from Portland to visit the beautiful waterfall circuit along the Columbia River Gorge, Latourell Falls will be the first that you’ll come across (shortly after the Vista House stop). It’s a great […]

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After working on a photo from Arches National Park in Episode #2 of Photo Methodology, I thought it’d be fun to keep the trend going. This time, we’re going to focus on the geological wonder called Balanced Rock. According to Wikipedia, the rock that is delicately balanced atop its base sits at 55 feet high […]

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