10 Tips for Better Adventure Travel Photography

Being able to share photos from your adventure travel is part of the fun in my opinion, It's one thing to tell your friends about your trip, but being able to show them takes it to a whole new level. That being said, when creating photos while traveling or adventuring in unforgiving environments it is

By |March 16th, 2016|Photography|1 Comment

Preparing for Park City

If you pay any attention to me on Twitter or Instagram, Im sure you have seen me talk about #Omniten or #TryingStuff and wondered what that's all about, or maybe you havn't been wondering at all. Well for those of you that have been wondering, #Omniten and #TryingStuff are two hashtags used by members of

By |December 6th, 2013|Travel, Utah|0 Comments

GoPro Hero3: The Sports Camera You Dream About

This one caught me as a bit of a surprise. GoPro, the leader in cameras for extreme sports just announced the third incarnation of their wildly popular HERO camera, simply called the HERO3. The specs for this thing is off the chart. Boasting features like built in wifi, an f/2.8 6-element lens, better low light

By |October 17th, 2012|Featured, Gear|0 Comments

Pearl of the Stars

I have been on quite the astrophotography kick as of late, and today's photo is no exception. Since I am heading to Joshua Tree National Park in a few week, and I will be camping, I wanted to make sure I had the skills I needed to properly created a photo of a lit up

By |October 17th, 2012|Photography|0 Comments

She Walks Her Own Way, and No One Can Stop That

Last weekend I hosted the first ever Scranton Photo Walk. The turn out was incredible and I can't thank everyone who attend enough. After the even winded down and the sun started to set I really began to focus on one of my favorite challenges, low light photography. Here, my new friend, Brooke looks towards

By |August 6th, 2012|Photography|0 Comments

Lone Tree In A Field Of Boulders

I hopped from boulder to boulder looking for the angle that showcased the grandeur of this field of boulders and the loneliness of this single tree growing from the field. I crouched down and lined up the tree where I wanted it and fired off some frames. I sat back and took in this beautiful

By |June 29th, 2012|Photography|0 Comments

A Boat And A Boulder

Daily Photo - A Boat And A Boulder It was an exceptionally nice November day in Pennsylvania, so we knew we had to take an extra long lunch and climb on some local boulders. Here, John is doing some traversing while a Kayaker down in the reservoir is watching. 2011 Patrick Gensel - Creative Commons

By |April 17th, 2012|Climbing, Pennsylvania|2 Comments

Traveling Solo – The Sleep Deprived Traveler

As some of you may or may not know, last year I decided to do a little nomading (I made that word up). My plan was to travel across the US of A via the four wheel method. I departed Northeast Pennsylvania on July 29th 2011 with my frequent travel pal Bill and we were

By |March 27th, 2012|Travel School|0 Comments

V Dub

Overcoming Obstacles Battling adversity is part of life, we all do it, some better than others of course, but usually we all find one way or another to triumph. The reason I am mentioning this is because fellow adventure junkie Brendan Leonard shared a great story about the topic over at his blog. Check it out on

By |March 1st, 2012|Photography|0 Comments

Look At This Mess You’ve Made

I am looking for some inspiration as to what I should review or teach next on this blog. So if you have any gear, locations or books you would like to see reviewed, or anything you would like to learn about related to travel, or photography, please feel free to email me your suggestions. Patrick

By |February 21st, 2012|Photography|0 Comments