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Darwin didn’t have a camera, but he would have made a superb photographer.  His sketches and lengthy descriptions of animals in the Galápagos reveal a traveler who observed everything with curiosity and recorded in colorful detail. We should all learn from him. To this day, I am more of a traveler with a camera than…

Wet Landing

Like witches, cameras fear water. I know this because I have killed several (three?) very expensive cameras by taking them to the far ends of the Earth and then using them in a light drizzle. There were no survivors. Aware of my own less-than-fatherly track record, I took special precautions with my new Nikon D600.…

My New Camera

Ladies and Gentlemen, for this next assignment, I will be breaking all of my own rules. Those of you who follow my travels regularly know that I a man of habit. For example, 1) I never divulge my destination or travel plans ahead of time, 2) I always work alone, and 3) I typically travel…