Trip Report: Great Smoky Mountains in Autumn - October 2019 

The sun was yet to rise but even in the predawn, the fog is evident.…

Understanding Exposure: A Comprehensive Look into Shutter Speed

Three components come together to create an exposure – aperture,…

New Trip: Botswana: Land of Giants 

Africa is a continent unlike any other. For photographers, like…

The Wildlife Spectacle of the Pantanal 

While the Amazon Rainforest may have all of the notoriety, it…

Trip Report: Polar Bears of the Alaskan Arctic - Sept/Oct 2019

Late September at Backcountry Journeys always brings with it…

New Trip: Autumn in Grand Canyon Country 

After the successful completion of our inaugural Southwest Monsoon:…

The Sony A9 II: The Best Wildlife Camera Body Available?

The Sony A9 is Sony’s flagship full-frame sports and wildlife…

12 Tips for Creating Great Landscape Photographs

Creating compelling landscape photographs is not easy. It takes…

Trip Report: Yellowstone & Grand Teton in Autumn - Sept/Oct 2019

“If a year was tucked inside a clock, Autumn would be the magic…

New Releases: Nikon Z50 & More

It has been a while since we last checked in on some new releases…

Quaking Aspen

We’re entrenched in the autumn season, and colorful fall foliage…

Trip Report: Yellowstone Wildlife Safari - October 2019 

Yellowstone National Park is exciting in any season. No matter…

Squirrel Monkeys of Costa Rica  

They are incredibly cute, and a ton of fun to watch as they move…

1:1 Online Post Processing Sessions

It is with great excitement that Backcountry Journeys is now…

Trip Report: Glacier National Park in Autumn - September 2019 

When it was great, it was GREAT! And, when it was not, it was…