Author Archives: Neil

Exploring Locally

With travel being somewhat restricted due to the Covid-19 pandemic, I have taken the opportunity to explore several local areas that offer somewhat different photographic experiences. With all of the areas being within a 10-minute drive it is easy to … Continue reading

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Planning Helps

In late April or early May, I had a couple of concepts for photos I wanted to take near the downtown area of St. Albert, Alberta. One was to line up the Sturgeon River, Children’s Bridge, and the rising sun. … Continue reading

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Death Valley 2020

Early in March, along with a group of my camera club friends, I visited Death Valley National Park. Rather than give a detailed account of our trip, I thought I would share a few of my favorite photos along with … Continue reading

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My Big Announcement!

My new website is now live at neilmillerphotography.com For sometime I have debated the merits of setting up a separate website to host a portfolio of my photos. While I can set up a gallery in WordPress (such as the … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Williams to Amboy

For my final day of this Route 66 adventure I wanted to be in Amboy, CA just a bit before sunset so that I could photograph the new Roy’s sign during blue hour – but more on that later in … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Winslow to Williams

I got up early to catch my hotel for the night, La Posada, in the early morning light. Built in 1929 as a Fred Harvey House, this is a beautiful railway hotel in Winslow, AZ. The hotel was designed by … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Albuquerque to Winslow

As I wait out my 14 days of self-isolation following my return to Canada from the US, I have an ideal opportunity to continue the tale of my Route 66 journey last December. Just after leaving Albuquerque, NM one comes … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Santa Fe to Albuquerque

Santa Fe is a beautiful city rich in Spanish-style architecture. The shops and galleries in the region of the Santa Fe Plaza give testament to the extensive artistic community that calls this city home. A very enjoyable hour or two … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Amarillo to Santa Fe

Back in December I continued the Route 66 exploration I started last year. On this trip I drove to Amarillo, TX in two days (stop-over in Albuquerque) then spent 5 days working my way back to Needles, CA. By the … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Sunrises

I have to admit that I’m not an avid early-riser. However, if I have something specific planned, I really don’t have a problem getting up at 4:00 am, say, to drive out to Joshua Tree National Park for a sunrise … Continue reading

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