Published Work

Gale Straub's published photography and writing.

Published Work

Photography & Writing


founder, editor & writer: She-Explores

website for women in the Outdoors

Selected Articles:

Gear Reviews: Our Sleeping Situation;   Ecco BIOM Hiking Boots

Landmark Photo Essays: Cutler Coast, Maine;  Olympic National Park; Rocky Mountain National Park;  Belknap Mountains, New Hampshire

Feature Articles: Safety on the Road


Contributor: Huckberry

Lifestyle Journal

The Love/Hate Relationship with Vanlife - Prose and photography contemplating love in a small space.

Just Passing Through - Prose and photography providing tips on how to stay creatively motivated while traveling.

Lessons from Close Travel - Compilation of women's experiences traveling with a significant other.




Women of the Wild - Interview with two entrepreneurs making the outdoors their playground.

5 Female Artists to Follow on Instagram - Recommended artists, their work and select quotes.

An Artist's Stunning Tribute to Our National Parks - Interview with Sarah Coyne, artist behind "Post for the Parks."



lifestyle outdoor 

The Patagonia Worn Wear Tour - Piece on Jay Nelson and the materials that make the story of the Patagonia Worn Wear Tour. Co-authored with Jon Gaffney.




Travel Inspiration Website

Travel Guide: York, Maine - Short prose and photography

Travel Guide: Portsmouth, New Hampshire - Short prose and photography

Journal: From List or Lists - Photography



Parks Project

Apparel company to support parks system

Field Notes: White Sands - Prose and photography on history of White Sands National Monument (with Jon Gaffney)



Mile High Clothing CO.

Apparel Company

Explorer Series - Photo Essay on Glacier National Park (with Jon Gaffney)