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Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm ReviewGear ReviewsPhotography
May 7, 2017

Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f/4-5.6 R – Telephoto Lens Review

The Olympus M.Zuiko 40-150mm f/4-5.6 R lens is the definite budget telephoto offering for Olympus…
Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm reviewGear ReviewsPhotography
April 28, 2017

Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R Lens Review

The Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R lens is the standard kit lens provided with…
best fuji lenses landscape photographyGear ReviewsPhotography
March 8, 2017

Best Fujifilm X-Mount Lenses for Landscape Photography

Our top choices for Fujifilm X-Mount lenses are the Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS…
best panasonic lenses landscape photographyGear ReviewsPhotography
February 19, 2017

Best Panasonic Micro Four-Thirds Lenses for Landscape Photography

Panasonic's micro four-thirds cameras are some of the most powerful and innovative cameras on the…


8 Most Underrated & Least Visited National Parks & Monuments in the West

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To aid in experimentation with obscure National Park exploration, I’ve compiled a short-list of some…

Hiking the Inner Basin Trail near Flagstaff, Arizona

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The Inner Basin is one of the coolest (figuratively and literally) places in Arizona to…
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Mooney Falls: Adventure and Lore at the Mother of Waters

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At a place where Havasu Creek cascades straight off a 196-foot cliff, Mooney Falls is a perennially-flowing…

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