A few of my friends have suggested I create a photo book to share with friends and family. Small quantities of books are now possible with on-demand publishing, but the cost is high and it takes considerable time and effort with text and layout. Continue reading Story Behind the Images
With over 110 years of experience and as a leader in knife industry, Buck Knives has announced its new products for 2013, with a strong focus on its American Commitment to manufacture its products in the U.S. The line-up includes two new series, several survival/tactical knives, and a range of hunting, fishing, camping/hiking, and everyday knives. Each knife encompasses the quality and craftsmanship Buck is known for and is covered by Buck’s Forever Warranty. Continue reading Buck Introduces New Knives for 2013
The third edition of Rocky Mountain Outdoors for 2013 is ready to download. New in this edition is Jack Olsen’s homage to Glacier National Park, Virginia Staats’ timely article about the power of punctuation, and Al Perry’s tips for photographing the northern lights.
Annapolis, Maryland photographer John Hanou is RMOWP’s newest member, thanks to a nudge from president Al Perry. John tells us that his photographic interests include landscapes and cemeteries, and that in addition to photography he writes and lectures. His professional credits include fine art photography and other books including A Round Indiana: Round Barns in the Hoosier State; The Angel of Angel Hill: A Visual Journey of Smith Cemetery; Mourning Blooms, volumes 1 and 2; Light is Life; and Lilly’s Wake.
It’s nice to have friends, and Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers & Photographers is fortunate to have some well-placed friends in the outdoor recreation business community. We welcome three new additions to our circle: Bear & Son Cutlery, T-REIGN Retractable Gear Tethers, and RESTOP Personal Portable Sanitation Systems. Continue reading RMOWP Welcomes New Corporate Friends
Former RMOWP member Harold (Hal) Shymkus of Espanola, NM, died December 13 following a brief illness. Hal, 86, participated in RMOWP activities for several years, including the 2001 conference in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Continue reading Hal Shymkus Dies