Backpacking Backpack for Photographers

The backpacking backpack has evolved over the years as both the philosophy of long distance hiking and technological advancements allowed for lighter, simpler packs. Large heavy backpacks made from metal and canvas and stuffed to the brim gave way to simple frame-less bags made from ultra light materials and packed with a minimalist mindset. Backpacking … Read more

Cold Therapy

Submersing yourself in cold water has several benefits including increasing metabolism (short term effect), increasing metabolically active brown fat (long term effect) and stimulating luekocyte (white blood cell) production. I am primarily interested in reducing inflammation. Decades of sitting with poor posture has made me continuously stiff and sore. Although a movement practice involving mobility … Read more

Nepal, Three Passes Trek

In May of 2022 I spent 26 days hiking in Nepal with family and friends. The group included my girlfriend, my 70 year old mother, my brother and his girlfriend, and her brother. Experience ranged from extensive worldwide remote travel to just local low altitude hiking. Several of the group had never been above 12,000′. … Read more

27 Days in Patagonia

In May of 2022 I traveled to Patagonia with Mark Adamus for a multi week adventure to explore and photograph the Fjords of Patagonia. A trip report is coming soon…