Review: Columbia Tuk Mountain Shirt

[Editor’s note:  this review was originally published on July 13, 2017.  I added an update on September 18, 2017 — it’s in blue font at the very end of the post.] After 7+ years of regular wear, I recently had to retire my favorite travel […]

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Photo essay: Crater Lake & the Oregon Coast

Here are some pictures from a recent week long vacation to Crater Lake National Park and the middle/upper Oregon coast.  Absolutely beautiful area and one of my favorite places in the world. *A special thanks to Aaron and Brendon of Photog Adventures for your advice […]

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How to take video

This topic addresses a huge pet peeve of mine.   Video is the new photo.  Nearly everyone has a very competent video cam on their smartphones, and people are using these versatile devices more than ever to take tons of videos on their travels. So […]

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Off to the Oregon Coast!

I’ll be taking some time off and spending the next full week+ in and around the Oregon coast with Mrs. Lite Adventurer.  In my short 30 some-odd years on this earth, I’ve been lucky enough to visit a ton of different places with my small […]

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The best travel camera

I’m frequently asked both during and after my travels about my opinions on which camera is best for vacation photos. I’m a self proclaimed camera nerd and love taking pictures, so this is a subject I enjoy talking about. The answer, like most things, is […]

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A Photo Essay: Bonnaroo 2017

Just a quick post today to share some pictures from my recent time at Bonnaroo.  It didn’t rain, and the weather was about the best you could ask for considering that the event was in Tennessee in the middle of June.  What a great time; […]

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Off to Bonnaroo!

This week I’ll be taking some time off and heading to the Bonnaroo music festival with 2 of my favorite people in the world:  Mrs. Lite Adventurer and my best friend from college.  None of us have been before, so we’re excited for four full […]

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