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Sunrise at Mesa Arch in Utah

Discovering Canyonlands National Park

Sunrise at Mesa Arch in Utah

Updated 04.01.2013 Canyons, mesas, two rivers, deep gorges—boomer travelers won’t know where to look first when visiting Canyonlands National Park. Four distinct areas, Island in the Sky, Needles, Maze and the rivers, both the Colorado and the Green, provide active travel adventures combined with photographic opportunities galore. Situated in Southeastern Utah on the high desert of […]

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Feeding a butterfly at Greathouse Butterfly Farmn Earlton, Florida

Celebrate Spring with Florida’s butterflies

Feeding a butterfly at Greathouse Butterfly Farmn Earlton, Florida

Updated 03.15.2013 Springtime brings images of flowers blooming, bees buzzing and butterflies flitting around the garden. If you’re a boomer traveler planning a spring break in Florida, don’t spend all of your days sitting on the beach. Save some time to celebrate the season with Florida’s butterflies. Begin your visit at Greathouse Butterfly Farm in Earlton, just […]

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Discovering Arizona’s slot canyons

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Updated 03.01.2017 Water Holes, Lower Antelope, Upper Antelope. Are these the names of hiking trails? No, they’re Arizona slot canyons located on the Navajo Reservation near Page, Arizona. Alan and I discovered the photogenic gems while on a photo workshop. But you don’t have to be a boomer photographer to enjoy exploring canyons carved by nature’s […]

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Talking about photography

Marc Adamus supervises Alan

    Today, Alan and I are in South Africa taking thousands of photos while on safari. As I take a look back at My Itchy Travel Feet’s first six months, I see that photography has been popular with blog visitors. Many of you were interested in taking a photography workshop as a way to […]

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Cape Kiwanda, Oregon

Arranging a one-on-one photography workshop

Cape Kiwanda, Oregon

Updated: 4.20.2016 Last September, I found myself holding onto Alan’s hand as I inched my way down a steep, sandstone path to a view of the ocean crashing against an Oregon cliff. Why? Because photographer, Marc Adamus, was leading us to the perfect location for an afternoon photo shoot. How did we arrange a one-on-one workshop with […]

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Arizona Slot Canyons

Take a Photo Workshop to See Nature’s Beauty

Arizona Slot Canyons

Updated: 4.20.2016 Baby boomer photographers, have you considered a photography workshop vacation? If you’re a landscape enthusiast, workshops provide instruction while introducing you to choice photo locations (the right spot at the right time of day). Many workshops allow the spouse to come along for a minimal charge. When Alan signed up for Jim Altengarten’s […]

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Sunrise at Mesa Arch in Utah

Is your camera ready for that dream trip?

Sunrise at Mesa Arch in Utah

Like many baby boomers, Alan and I both take digital photos on our travels. I use a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18. Along with an 18X optical zoom lens, it offers enough settings to allow high quality photos which I sell along with my travel articles. Alan’s Canon 5D is a professional grade camera. And, sometimes, his shots […]

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