10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid the ‘I wish I would have moments’

The (Semi-Regular) Roaming Lama

So many times I’ve returned from trips and experienced that sinking feeling when you see a photo of something that was within walking distance or a short drive from where you were but for whatever reason you just missed it. It happens to the best of them but here is an article to help us all avoid those moments and make the best of the time we spend in an unfamiliar place.

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

Photo of the Day – Sunrise at Mather Point

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You wouldn’t think it but the Grand Canyon has to be one of, if not the, hardest places to photograph in the world. You’d think that since it is such a beautiful place that it’d be easy to take a good shot but therein lies the problem….the vastness and size of it is a large part of…

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Cat Nap


During the five year old’s swim lesson this morning, I captured this picture of a mom cat napping. I can’t blame her, being a parent is fun but utterly exhausting at times. One needs to sneak in cat naps while the kids are busy. I find myself doing the same thing. It’s like we are in the army, sleep when you can because you never know when you may get the chance again.

A Precious Moment

A Precious Moment

Our eldest daughter 3 years ago…

Precious Moments
by Judy  Auclair

Why is it we realize just how precious...
     only after they have passed?
These wonderful treasures 
     we can never again revisit.
Except for the fleeting moment, 
     they no longer exist.

Oh, these precious moments, 
     how I want to capture them
And forever hold them in my heart, 
     my mind, my soul!
Keeping them as fresh and alive 
     as when they first occurred.
Allowing me to feel your arms, 
     taste your kisses, hear your love.
From that first precious moment 
     till eternity...and beyond.
Your love, the most precious of all things ever...

It is unconditional
It is all encompassing
It is my most valued treasure...
Totally irreplaceable...

Pure ecstasy!

From that first precious moment. my love,
When my eyes saw you bathed in a golden light
You forever captured my heart and soul...
Entwined it with yours
For all eternity.

Your gift of love to me is unequaled
And I offer to you, my darling, my love.
It is all I have, but with each precious moment that passes,
It grows so much, under your sweet care
And I know that you treasure it also.

We are making so many precious moments, my darling,
And we will continue to do so,
For all eternity
For our love is more than a precious moment,
It is just precious
Always and forever!