Bucks County

FROM THE LOCALS BLOG

Ponds, Creeks and Picnics

by Sharon Cowell on March 30, 2017

Bucks County is a wonderful place to explore in a car, jeep, motorcycle or family minivan. I have found so many great places just by getting out there and exploring. One of my favorite pastimes is to pack some snacks or a picnic lunch, water and my phone so I can take lots of pictures of a great, “free” day of adventure…

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Winter Walks

by Justin DeRosa on January 20, 2017

Taking a walk through quiet, snow covered woods is one of my favorite ways to clear my mind. So, I thought I would write about a few of my favorite places to walk through the woods after a snowfall…

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Capturing Aerial Images of Bucks County

by Paul Loftland on December 13, 2016

I needed to get a bird’s eye view of landmarks and points of interest in Bucks County. This is possible with technology using unmanned aerial vehicles, a.k.a., drones, but I wanted to show a different view of Bucks County by getting high in the sky while taking video, 360 Virtual Reality panoramas and photos of locations in Bucks County. Since some areas are no-fly zones for drones, the only solution to capture these images was to take them from a helicopter…

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Bucks County From the Air

by Bob Krist and Ryan Mancuso on December 4, 2016

In the second installment of Visit Bucks County's video series with veteran National Geographic photographer, Bob Krist, we take you on a visually stunning view of Bucks County from a bi-plane. The project, "Bucks County: See Why the Locals Love It," features three, short, three-minute cinematic films to promote the county as a great tourist destination by using local characters in their element…

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How Composition Will Improve Your Picture Taking Skills

by Kathy Peoples on November 20, 2016

There's still time to get fall photos before the cold weather sets and winter comes to Bucks County. The last of the maple trees are now turning bright yellow, which is a great complimentary color against afternoon blue skies. You'll find lots of windy roads throughout beautiful Bucks County, Pa. Start learning to really see as an artist when you look through your camera and compose an image…

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Bucks County: See Why the Locals Love It

by Bob Krist and Ryan Mancuso on November 9, 2016

Visit Bucks County recently partnered with veteran National Geographic photographer, Bob Krist, on a video series entitled, "Bucks County: See Why the Locals Love It." The project of three, short, three-minute cinematic films promote the county as a great tourist destination by using local characters in their element. Filmed by 64-year-old Krist, also a New Hope resident, and 26-year-old Ryan…

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Paddle Boarding Obsessed!

by Elisa Baxt on September 12, 2016

What started as an interest in kayaking last summer has turned into a stand up paddle boarding obsession, and I have just the place for you go if you'd like to try it! I can't say enough positive things about the time I've spent at Driftwood Water Adventures, the kayak and paddle board rental stand at the edge of a spring fed lake at Falls Township Park in Lower Bucks County. Not only is Driftwood…

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