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Anne McKinnell
Works at I traded in a traditional career and home for a life on the road. I currently live in an RV and travel around North America photographing beautiful things. I write about photography, travel, and how changing your life is not as hard as it seems.
Attended University of Victoria
Lived in Victoria, BC
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Yes, he does look like he's getting right into the rhythm. Great shot
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Overwhelming the smaller beauty
All of this geological history and remarkable scenery at Western Brook Pond, in Gros Morne National Park, overwhelms the smaller beauty you can find when walking out across the marshy bog on the way to the lake. Your mind, so excited by the glimpses of the adventure to come, can overlook the beauty at your feet.

Read the story behind the image on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2011/09/30/overwhelming-the-smaller-beauty/
#10000photographers #hqsplandscape #grosmorne #nationalpark #newfoundland #landscape #landscapephotography  
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This beautiful picture has been shared at +HQSP Landscape. Thanks for your contribution & have a nice day!
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How to Protect Your Camera in Extreme Weather
If you love to photograph nature, you surely know how unpredictable, and often hostile the elements can be. While we may get a sniffle or a chill from bad weather, the electronics inside our cameras are much more sensitive.

Read my latest article on Digital Photography School:
http://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-protect-your-camera-in-extreme-weather/ #photographytutorial #photographytips #photographytipsandtechniques #digitalphotography #10000photographersaroundtheworld #10000photographers #dPS #phototips #camera  
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thing is Anne, there's just some things, like family, that you don't borrow on.  The critical thought really, is that without my camera I keep experiencing the frustration in moments of potential.  Thank you for being patient with my odd-ball like hitting the scene. I'll never let her go again!
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Lake Superior, Michigan.
During the trip out, I was struck by the rugged power of the landscape with its sharp edges, carved out caves and fallen boulders so I tried to bring out those elements in the images.

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http://annemckinnell.com/2011/08/04/leave-your-camera-in-its-bag/
#10000photographers #hqsplandscape #lakesuperior #michigan #rocks #landscape #landscapephotography  
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so beautiful
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The Dancing Egret at Salton Sea, California
There are endless photo opportunities at the Salton Sea, California, and I never tire of watching the comings and goings of the birds. A stop on the pacific flyway, all sorts of birds come to rest and eat here.

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http://annemckinnell.com/2015/05/12/the-dancing-egret-at-salton-sea-california/
#10000photographers #hqspanimals #saltonsea #california #egret #animal #animalphotography #animallovers #wildlife #wildlifephotography  
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What a beautiful image.
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Miner’s Beach Lake Superior
We arrived on the southern shores of Lake Superior in Michigan and set up camp in a town named Munising. After doing a little research I found out there was an interesting waterfall somewhere on Miner’s Beach where the water falls onto layers of sandstone before sliding into the lake.

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http://annemckinnell.com/2011/08/02/miners-beach-lake-superior/
#10000photographers #hqsplandscape #waterfall #waterfallphotography #lakesuperior #michigan #landscape #landscapephotography  
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+Bork TI I agree, I did take the boat tour of pictured rocks (the sunset tour actually) and it was gorgeous!
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Campbell’s Cove PEI
One of Prince Edward Island’s gorgeous red sand beaches is Campbell’s Cove, located on the south eastern shore.

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http://annemckinnell.com/2011/09/05/campbells-cove-pei/
#10000photographers #hqsplandscape #princeedwardisland #PEI #beach #canada #seascape #seascapephotography  
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Amazing! 
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Mission Mountain Range, Montana
The drive from Palouse, Washington, to Glacier National Park in Montana has to be one of the most scenic drives I have ever taken. The Mission Mountain Range just high out of the prairie grasses and I was lucky to see it when there was both snow on the peaks and spring wildflowers in the valley.

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http://annemckinnell.com/2011/07/04/mission-mountain-range/
#10000photographers #hqsplandscape #montana #mountain #landscape #landscapephotography  
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nice
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Egret landing on Salton Sea, California
I love to just find myself a comfortable place to sit with a good view, be peaceful and quiet, and wait for the birds to come to me. They usually avoid people at first, but I find if I stay in the same place for awhile they get used to me and pretty soon I have a fantastic up-close perspective.

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http://annemckinnell.com/2015/05/12/the-dancing-egret-at-salton-sea-california/
#10000photographers #hqspbirds #egret #saltonsea #california #bird #birdphotography #animal #animalphotography #wildlife #wildlifephotography  
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 Hai very nice photo  Thanks
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Malpeque Bay
Such a lovely sunset. It was a sign of things to come…

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http://annemckinnell.com/2011/08/29/summer-fun-on-pei/
#10000photographers #hqsplandscape #sunset #canada #princeedwardisland #landscape #landscapephotography  
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Ya
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Western Brook Pond, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland
Imagine being able to take a boat trip through Yosemite ... that's what Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park reminded me of.

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http://annemckinnell.com/2011/09/27/western-brook-pond-gros-morne-national-park/
#10000photographers #hqsplandscape #grosmorne #nationalpark #newfoundland #landscape #landscapephotography  
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Contrabando, Texas
Doesn’t this place look like it belongs in an old cowboy movie? That’s because it does! It’s an abandoned movie set known as “Contrabando” located right along the Rio Grande in Big Bend State Park, Texas.

Read the story behind the image on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2012/04/16/contrabando/
#10000photographers #hqsplandscape #bigbend #texas #contrabando #landscape #landscapephotography  
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Used to visit Big Bend when I was a kid. You have the boiling hot desert floor to the coolness of the mountains with elevations of well over a mile high. Love it.
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Outdoor photographer, writer, nomad.
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Hello! I'm Anne and I have a new life. 

I traded in a traditional career for a new life as an outdoor photographer and writer. I live in an RV and travel around North America photographing beautiful places. I write about travel, photography, and how changing your life is not as scary as it seems. 

Follow my journey on my blog: http://annemckinnell.com/blog

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I changed my life. It's not as hard as I thought it would be.
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    1987 - 1991
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