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Creating A Historical Archive

Creating an archive is easy, but maintaining and improving an archive is the hard part. I would like to share some of what I have learned over the years. What Is An Archive? Once you save your first photograph, you have created your first Archive. In contemporary times, this could be something as simple as … Read more

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Thanks

After 30 years with the Order of the Arrow, I want to thank so many people who were there along the journey.  This is not a complete list – trying to reflect on everybody who had a significant part of 3 decades is going to take some time.  More names will be added. This list … Read more

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Why Photography

Life is a visual medium.  Since the dawn of homo sapiens (and probably before) our dominant sense has been sight. Consider somebody telling a great campfire story.  To process the tale, you typically create a mental image.  Even when you can’t see something, your brain demands an image. Writing remains important.  You know the saying, … Read more

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About

T.M. Schultze has been a member of the Order of the Arrow for 30 years.  Inspired by the ceremonies of his Ordeal, he became involved in those events himself before running for leadership positions.  He has served in many positions as a youth and Adviser, including Lodge Chief and Section, as well as Lodge Adviser … Read more

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Disclaimer – Guide To OA Photography

The Guide To OA Photography was prepared by the author in his personal capacity.  The opinions expressed in this guide are the author’s own and do not reflect the views of the Boy Scouts of America or the Order of the Arrow. Order of the Arrow Pages tmschultzeT.M. Schultze is a San Diego-based photographer, traveller, … Read more

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Index – Guide To OA Photography

Cover Title Thanks Disclaimer (42 Words) About The Author (103 Words) Foreword Why Photography (62 Words) Photography Basics Photography Best Practices Photographic Research Presenting Your Work Order of the Arrow 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 … Read more

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Legend of Tahquitz – Chris Warack Version

The Rock —- TAHQUITZ!  Many stories, tales and legends are told about this this rock.  Tonight I share with you the true story of Tahquitz. Many years ago, the Soboba Indians lived in this valley, and called our camp their home.  The Soboba’s lived in peace and were prosperous.  They had no enimies (sic), and … Read more

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Legend of Tahquitz – Jim Fairchild Version

The Cahuilla Indians believe that Tahquitz, a devil-spirit, lives in these San Jacinto mountains, and has evil powers.  He likes to make strange noises and groans to terrorize the people.  He possesses unique abilities to assume all kinds of disguises and to entice men, women, and children to his cavern as slaves.  Worse yet, sometimes … Read more

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1990 Philmont Trek

PSR Itinerary Day 1 – August 2:  Six-Mile Gate to McBride Canyon Day 2 – August 3:  McBride Canyon to Dan Beard (stopped in Indian Writings) Day 3 – August 4: Day 4 – August 5: Day 5 – August 6: Day 6 – August 7: Day 7 – August 8: Day 8 – August … Read more

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1997 Philmont Trek

Day 1 Six Mile Gate to Ponil Day 2 Ponil to Baldy Mountain Day 3 Baldy Mountain to Upper Dean Cow Day 4 Upper Dean Cow to Cimarroncito Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Tooth of Time to Base Camp BSA Pages tmschultzeT.M. Schultze is a San Diego-based photographer, traveller, and writer. He writes, photographs, … Read more