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Visit the Cuba gallery of images by Jeanne Sturgis to see a small glimpse of the beautiful country for yourself.

NE Explorer Jeanne Sturges Gets Cuba Editorial in Tulsa World

NE Explorer Jeanne Sturges Gets Cuba Editorial in Tulsa World. This past April, a small group of Natural Exposures Explorers traveled to Cuba on a so-called person-to-person educational permit. Little did we know that eight months later President Barack Obama would make the United States and Cuba so newsworthy. Obviously, it…

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Cnet reports Flickr and Yahoo have caved on selling Creative Commons photos as prints.

Flickr Feels the Internet Heat Stops Selling Creative Commons Prints

Flickr feels the Internet heat stops selling Creative Commons prints. Flickr does what’s fair and right by removing all Creative Commons photos from their wall art sales program. In case you missed the commotion, read the Wall Street Journal original report from almost three weeks ago about Flickr’s new program to sell…

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Daniel Cox, Ed Charbonneau, Henry Mawani, Fred Kurtz and Jim Heywood pose for a photo in the Text Book Store they visited to purchase text books for a Masai school in Kenya.

The Gifts of Books for Kenya School Kids

The Gifts of Books for Kenya School Kids. Kenya is just around the corner and once again we’ll be working with our local Kenya guides to supply textbooks to a local school  in Kenya. On our last trip two years ago, our group donated $1000 to one such lucky school. Henry…

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Lucky Winner of the Lumix FZ1000

Lucky Winner of the Lumix FZ1000. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all Natural Exposures’ Explorers Blog readers and any others who visit us here on the Corkboard. We started this beautiful snowy morning here in Montana sending out our most recent NE newsletter to all the folks who have…

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One of the tests subjects takes time off from work to play with a ball at the San Diego Zoo polar bear exhibit.

Polar Bears Have Smelly Feet

Recently, scientists have discovered that polar bears have smelly feet. Not sweaty-gym-socks-smelly, but scent-trail-smelly. Turns out polar bears paws leave a chemical trail wherever they go. Other polar bears can glean information from those scent trails. Megan Owen, research scientist for the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, wrote for…

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Tree Frog Photo by Zach Webster

Inspiration from a Young Photographer

The majority of guests who travel on NE invitational photo tours are full-fledged adults, retirees or those with full-time careers, who have a passion for nature and the art of photography. But from time to time, we have the pleasure of hosting someone from the younger generation, usually a seasoned traveler who is…

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Flickr Selling Your Photos With No Compensation To You If You Agreed To Creative Commons

Flickr Selling Your Photos With No Compensation to You If You Agreed to Creative Commons! Well, I hate to say I told you so, but Yahoo, which owns Flickr, has just done what I’ve been worried about from Facebook and other social media sites. Flickr is now selling prints from the hundreds…

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Lumix FZ1000: Is It The Only Camera You Need?

John, Not sure what you are referring to when you ask about “the present (P.) 4/5th sensor size?” Are you thinking about 4:3 proportions? The 1 inch sensor in the FZ100o is considerably smaller than the Lumix sensor in the Lumix Micro Four Thirds (MFT) cameras. Image below is for comparison.…

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Multi billionaire Mark Cuban is taken to task by The Verge. What are your thoughts on Net Neutrality.

Net Neutrality. I’m Trying to figure this out. What’s your opinion?

Net Neutrality. I’m Trying to figure this out as an artist, journalist, and business person. THE VERGE puts billionaire Mark Cuban on the hot seat over Net Neutrality. I have to say I’ve been confused on the Net Neutrality issue. I’ve been reading all I can on this subject to…

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A page of some of Kevin's beautiful photography from the Outdoor Photographer guide to Mylio. Click on this link to get your copy.

Mylio Memory Evangelist Kevin Gilbert on TheGrid

Mylio Memory Evangelist Kevin Gilbert on TheGrid. A few weeks ago I heard from a friend of mine, Kevin Gilbert, about a new project he’s working on called Mylio. What is Mylio and why should you care? Mylio stands for My Life Organized and it’s a new photography program to…

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