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California OA Collecting

When I first got into collecting, it was quite popular to collect California OA Lodges.  This came from geographical interest, as well as the excellent and legendary OA Green Book.  The Green Book was one of the first guides to include actual photographs with their listings.  The book now is a collector’s item, and the … Read more

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Collecting

My Collecting Pages. I should not be building another patch collection. Stop me from doing this. Collecting Pages tmschultzeT.M. Schultze is a San Diego-based photographer, traveller, and writer. He writes, photographs, and draws things of the outdoors that have inspired humans for thousands of years. He co-authored the Photographer’s Guide to Joshua Tree Park which … Read more

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2016 Double Vigil Golf Classic, A Few Images

2016 Double Vigil Golf Classic Wadford Cup

2016 Double Vigil Golf Classic, A Few Images

This weekend, I co-photographed the 2016 Double Vigil Golf Classic, which is an annual Scouting charity tournament.  It was held at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa in Southern Phoenix near Tempe.  It was an excellent day to make images, with warm but mild temperatures and party cloudy skies.

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Photography’s Role In Developing OA History

Ribbon Cutting to open the 2015 NOAC GEO Museum by T.M. Schultze

Photography’s Role In Developing OA History Using photography to develop a local OA history is important.  Images are a well-known resource and an under-appreciated asset.  The written record provides the core facts and information about a Lodge’s history.  Supplementing that record with a photographic record provides perspective and presence. There should be two separate goals to … Read more

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Order of the Arrow Pages

Most of these Pages recount personal experiences, things I have learned over the years, and thoughts I want to share about a program that has been important in my life.  All Pages should be considered rough drafts as I suspect I will have more to say, revise, and change over time. Articles Background To My … Read more

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Naruwan Taiko Drumming Performance (14 Images)

Taiko Drummers

At a Scouting event held locally in San Diego’s Mission Bay (San Diego Youth Aquatic Center), the Naruwan Taiko performed in front of over 500 people.  Their performance was excellent.  In hindsight, I should have set up video to share with everyone.  I did create still images of this very impressive group in action.  Below … Read more