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 | 2017-12-16T19:34:10+00:00 December 6th, 2013|Travel, Utah|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 | 2017-12-16T19:34:21+00:00 October 17th, 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 | 2017-12-16T19:34:23+00:00 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 | 2017-12-16T19:34:25+00:00 April 17th, 2012|Climbing, Pennsylvania|2 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 | 2017-12-16T19:34:27+00:00 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 | 2017-12-16T19:34:28+00:00 February 21st, 2012|Photography|0 Comments