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Welcome to Visual Adventures, your comprehensive photography resource. Follow Mike Hagen’s blog and regular newsletters for reviews and advice on photographic techniques, digital manipulation, and the latest gear. Improve your skills and learn how to capture images of superior quality through our hands-on workshops and guided photo adventures. Connect with a supportive community of other photographers, and challenge yourself with our monthly GOAL (Get Out And Learn!) assignments. At Visual Adventures, our purpose is to teach you how to bring your vision, your passion, and your equipment together to create stunning stills. We won’t rest until you’ve achieved your goals!

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The Nikon Autofocus System eBook is Live

Posted September 4th, 2015 by

Our newest book, The Nikon Autofocus System, is now available for sale as an eBook over at the RockyNook website. Use coupon code NIKONAF to get 40% off the eBook when ordered from the Rocky Nook website: The Nikon Autofocus System The hardcopy version will be ready for deliveries in November, 2015. You can pre-order your hardcopy at the RockyNook site or at Amazon.com. Book Description With today’s advanced camera technology, achieving focus on a photographic subject seems like it should be a straightforward task. But many photographers know that it can be deceptively difficult, especially when shooting moving


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Tanzanian Safari Workshop

We’ll be photographing the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and at private luxury tent camps throughout Northern Tanzania. All with private Land cruisers, professional wildlife guides, catered meals and excellent accommodations. Yes, it is a long ways off, but start planning now for the trip of a lifetime! We are limiting the size to 12 participants, so…

Galapagos Photo Adventure

Join us for the photo trip of a lifetime on a custom expedition yacht to one of Earth’s most treasured locations! Trip dates September 13-20, 2015

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