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Happy Independence Day!

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Happy Independence Day from all of us at Backcountry Journeys! Each…

The Anchor Method

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Composition is such an important aspect of landscape photography.…

Night Skies of Joshua Tree National Park: Trip Report

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Joshua Tree is a spiritual place. Here, ancient granite boulders,…

Join the BCJ Facebook “Tribe” Family

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Have you heard the rumors? The official Backcountry Journeys'…

Take Sharp Photos Even When It is WINDY!

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Later this week, Matt Meisenheimer and I are headed to Southern…
Ben Blankenship

Trip Report: Night Skies of the Southwest II – March 2021

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Few landscapes are as dramatic as the United States’ southwest…

Follow the Path of Zion’s Past

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On Oct 7th, 1919, a telegram arrived at Mammoth Hot Springs,…

What Makes a Photograph “Good?” – BCJ Photo Guides Chime In 

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We all love to create images, and as serious photographers, it…

IBIS: Understanding Image Stabilization

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You’ve likely heard the term 'IBIS,' or have heard about image…

Reasons to Photograph in your own ‘Backyard’

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Why not? Ok, ‘why not’ won't be tallied as an official reason…

Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic

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With temperatures that are so hot if touched by a human hand…

Raising a Toast to Matt Meisenheimer

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It must be “promotion season” here at Backcountry Journeys…

Leading Lines: How Simple Geometry Can Improve Your Photography

Make no mistake – photography is an art form. It is a creative…
Kenton Krueger

Bokeh, You Say?

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Bokeh is one of those photography terms familiar to some, and…

Trip Report: Canyons of Utah: Zion & Bryce – November 2020

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Utah is an interesting place to visit. Offering a wide variety…