Author Archives: Jenny

About Jenny

Wandering photographer and balloon pilot with a Great Dane and a trailer. Trying to create happier and healthier lives for Great Danes and their humans. Happy dog, happy life!

Bryce Canyon National Park

I written about a number of National Parks and Monuments which are dog friendly, unfortunately, not all of them are friendly.  Bryce Canyon is a gorgeous park in southern Utah known for its brightly colored hoodoos. Visiting the park at … Continue reading

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison, CO

Gunnison gets a 3 paw park rating since it has 2 trails open for pets; additionally pets are allowed at all of the overlooks.  The canyon is over 2700 feet deep, and you can access it from either rim, however … Continue reading

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Basic photography class revisited

One of the assignments in my high school photography class was a high contrast photo taken with only natural light, no strobes allowed.  The point of the exercise was to teach basic metering techniques. As the morning sunlight fell on … Continue reading

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New ebook from Craft&Vision

For those photographers who are trying to take their photographs to market there is a new ebook for you from the Craft&Vision folks.  It is called Growing the VisionMonger 2, because it is the second in the series by Corwin … Continue reading

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4 of the best National Parks to take your dog

Here is my first step into the ebook market.  If you have been following this blog you will know that I have a series of posts dealing with traveling with dogs to National Parks.  I have taken the 4 best … Continue reading

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Patrick and Jake

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Now that Christmas is over I can show these photos.  This is Jake, he was adopted from a horse rescue by Patrick and is now a very happy horse. Patrick was given a photo shoot as a gift but his … Continue reading

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Last wallpaper of the year

Here is the desktop wallpaper for December, the last one of the year. This is one of the surfing dogs waiting for the right wave at the Loew’s surf dog event held in Coronado, CA.

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Badlands National Park, South Dakota

While the Badlands National Park is a beautiful park that you should not miss visiting, it is not overly dog friendly and gets only a 1 paw rating.  There are no trails that dogs are allowed on, they are only … Continue reading

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Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, 3 paws

The Niobrara River valley in western Nebraska suffered a severe drought about 19-20 million years ago.  This drought caused the deaths of hundreds of animals as they gathered around shallow waterholes.  In the early 1900’s the fossil remains of these … Continue reading

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Fort Laramie National Historic Site

Fort Laramie was established in 1834 as a fur trading post.  It was abandoned in 1890 after becoming the largest and best known military post in the Northern Plains area.  It is located in eastern Wyoming off of state highway … Continue reading

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