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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

The Best Panasonic Lenses for Landscape Photography

Panasonic's mirrorless cameras are some of the most powerful and innovative cameras on the planet.…


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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