Entries by Matt Meisenheimer

The Majestic Redwoods | Landscape Photography

The Redwoods are the giants of the forest. They are the tallest trees on Earth, with some growing beyond 350 feet and reaching ages of 2,000+ years. Each May, we visit the Redwoods during our Coastal Oregon & California’s Redwoods workshop. The timing for the workshop is carefully planned around the possible Rhododendron bloom, which […]

On a Seascape-based Workshop this May? The Following Tips Will Have you Primed for Success!

Seascapes and ocean scenes are some of my favorite landscapes to photograph. They are also some of the most challenging scenes to approach – from a technical and creative standpoint. Backcountry Journeys has three trips in the Pacific Northwest this May, itineraries packed with scenes of the most breathtaking coastlines in the world. Our Olympic […]

F-stop gear DuraDiamond™ Series | What’s New | Video

Matt Meisenheimer discusses his new f-stop gear DuraDiamond Series Tilopa 50L and how it compares to his previous model Tilopa. The new pack series from f-stop gear is designated by its new material, DuraDiamond™, which is stronger, lighter, and more weather-resistant. There are also some great new features, like updated pockets, strap locks for tripods, […]

Life on the Edge | Kauai Video

Kauai’s Na Pali Coast, where mountains meet the sea, is one of the most dramatic and beautiful coastlines in the world. The following is a short video of our guide Alex Hansen, shot on location, as he explores and photographs this coastline as the sun sets over the Pacific. Backcountry Journeys visits Kauai: The Garden […]

New Release: Nikon Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S

With big releases at the end of Q4 2021, Nikon has finally filled out the Z series lens lineup with very formidable lenses. Many are considered the best in their class and Nikon continues to impress with their quality output for the Z series. The monster release of the Nikon Z9 foreshadowed that high-end, telephoto […]