Tag Archive: road trip

The First 10,000 Miles (part 3)

What I Learned From Life On The Road (Part 3) Well I was born a rambler friends, and I intend to die that way.” — Townes Van Zandt Sorry it’s been so long, folks.… Continue reading

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The First 10,000 Miles (Part 2)

What I Learned From Life On The Road You cannot count the miles until you feel them.” — Snowin’ on Raton, Townes Van Zandt It’s funny: I don’t feel like we’ve been on the road… Continue reading

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The First 10,000 Miles

What I Learned From Life On The Road (Part 1) Livin’ on the road, my friend, was gonna keep you free and clean. Now you wear your skin like iron, and your breath’s… Continue reading

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How To Travel All The Time… Forever

Ellen and I get asked all the time, “How do you do it?!?” With baffled looks, most people begin to wonder whether we are trust fund babies or maybe secret oil barons. Well… Continue reading

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Planning An Epic (International) Road Trip // SCOTLAND

Trying to plan road trip can be intimidating for the uninitiated.  But planning an international road trip can be downright terrifying. There are so many unknowns when hitting the open road in a foreign… Continue reading

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Neutral Density Filter Basics

— andrew   Take your photography to the next level… check out my exciting, NEW workshop dates:   Isle of Skye // S C O T L A N D // 2016 Highlands // S C O T L A N D // 2016… Continue reading

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#scotlove

Well, it happened again. I kind of expected it, but still it hit me like a ton of bricks. I went and fell in love with another place… Sorry Wyoming, South Sudan, Beirut,… Continue reading

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Welcome To The New

I had a new design concept for my workshops and the new site last week… and on a wild hair, I completely redid my slatonworkshops.com website in just a few days.  And I absolutely… Continue reading

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Hurry Up And Wait

I remember this old adage being used frequently when I was an assistant to several commercial photographers in Dallas and Austin in my younger days. “Today will be a lot of ‘hurry up and… Continue reading

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5D MK III // Field Review / Everglades

Before the Canon 5D MK III came out, I remember talking shop with a few other photographers about whether the change would be significant enough to justify purchasing a new camera body.  I… Continue reading

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everglades // non-traditional fall colors

Color!  This time of year I start to think in terms of reds, oranges, and yellows.  But unfortunately, I will not be spending my autumn in the mountains in 2013. However, it was… Continue reading

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One Shot Monday // A Primal Fear

If I had just one shot today to hold your attention, would this do it? This image can illicit a great deal of fear for a great many people.  The Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake… Continue reading

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A Dusk at the Beach

Near the end of my trip, I needed a little beach time. I found Bonita Beach in Bonita Springs, and it was perfect… just what I needed. I spent the afternoon and evening… Continue reading

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the river of grass

They call the Everglades “the river of grass”, and a few weeks ago, I witnessed why. Now just to clarify, the Everglades is not just limited to Everglades National Park.  The area is… Continue reading

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PINS selects

Elle and I traveled to Padre Island National Seashore this weekend to enjoy the ocean. Beach camping proved a bit more difficult than our usual locations… but it was great prep for the… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // equipped

“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.” Ansel Adams   Equipment It cannot be said enough… the equipment is only as good as the photographer using… Continue reading

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flashback | everglades

It was thirteen years ago…. I sat at a crappy, college-student computer, playing around on a new website called “Priceline”. Back then, all you could do was bid on flights. And so it… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // the plan

“To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” Leonard Bernstein Once I’ve made a decision on the destination, the real planning begins… I chose my route… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // the destination

“One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” Henry Miller  The first thing, and sometimes one of the toughest to determine when planning a road trip… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // intro

It is said that “the road goes on forever”, but I prefer to think of it as having both a beginning and an end. And the place to start and finish is always… Continue reading

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guadalupe mountains // an overnighter

Another quick stop I made on the road trip was Guadalupe Mountains National Park, on the border of Texas and New Mexico. Yet another first for me.  I mean, I’ve passed this park… Continue reading

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