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The night provided a bit of adventure, the morning was comprised of a beautiful walk (Rick) / run (Meg) around Brandywine Falls, and the day was full of asphalt.

Adventure:  As we were settled in for a good night’s sleep, a bright light alerted us that something was amiss.  Park Rangers directed us to park in an RV lot across from the park entrance (Cuyahoga Valley National Park is nestled into a somewhat...

Day 1 – Monday, August 28, 2017

To complete The National Parks Journey, we must stay on plan:

5:15 wake-up. 

6:00 wheels up.

Captain Megumi (Meg) Voight is setting the pace – fill the gas tank at Costco and we’ll be at Mammoth Caves National Park by 9:00 – done.

The park was established as a national park on July 1, 1941. It became a World Heritage Site on October 27, 1981,...

Our memories make us who we are.

Our memories are the stories of us. They’re the bridge to our past that links us to our grandparents, parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, and friends. Like treasured heirlooms, our memories teach us that the bonds of family and friendship need to be cherished above all else. Sharing those memories enriches our lifeby bringing us closer to our loved ones.

Those photographs lying in a shoebox are...

Saturday, July 15, is PADI Women Dive Day and to celebrate, Vivid-Pix offers free software and, when you use it, you’ll raise money for a good cause.

Vivid-Pix is commemorating the contributions of women scuba divers by raising money for two great causes in conjunction with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Women Dive Day Saturday, July 15. The third annual global event strengthens and supports female divers through adventure...

In out last post, we covered some terminology and tips on taking photos in water. In this article, we'll cover camera settings.

Using Preset Shooting Modes Underwater

Mode Settings create a combination of adjustments that are pre-designed for specific conditions. Some of the cameras we used had underwater mode settings. If the camera you select has these, the are well worth experimenting with and using. Of course, there...

It is a hard life, but we took it upon ourselves to take off to a beautiful tropical location so we can help you get great vacation photos.

Our goal is to help you find out which phone or camera is best for your vacation photos, with particular focus on the feature that attracts much of the attention . . . taking them into the water — many without the necessity of additional waterproof protection.


In preparation for the vacation season and summer fun, Vivid-Pix and professional photographer and instructor, Sandy Sondrol, went to a tropical paradise and tested more than a dozen smartphones, camera, and underwater housings to help you get better vacation photos.

View/Download the photo comparison chart


Get Better Vacation Photos with this Free eBook

This extensive, first-time review of automatic settings, manual settings, internal filter modes, and external filters, across such a...

For some - including our nation's active duty service members serving abroad or otherwise away from home - this holiday season can be bittersweet.

Part of the joy of the holiday season is gathering the entire family together to share good food, gifts and fond remembrances of the year that is coming to a close.

However, for some - including our nation's active-duty service members serving abroad or otherwise away from...

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