Photography in Paradise

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A GOOD HARVEST

A GOOD HARVEST

Our harvest of pistachio nut have been processed by Setton farms this year and they turned out very nice. Very tasty as Setton dry roasts the nuts in sea salt. 30 grams of shelled nuts has 170 calories, no trans fats, 21% Lipides, 0% cholesterol,12% fiber, 2% Vitamine...
IN THE GREEN ROOM

IN THE GREEN ROOM

The waves in Cayucos today are green. The wind is blowing off shore at 25-30mph and with the sun out the air temp is 68F. The is no one on the beach except a few surf fishermen and one or two surfers and one lite surfer. There are lots of birds in the water and the...
END OF THE STORM

END OF THE STORM

I left the office tonight about 4:30 to avoid the traffic and saw the storm opening up after dumping an inch of rain. I headed to the beach and parked to watch the clouds pass overhead. I looked in my rear view mirror and saw this double rainbow over the lagoon. I...
LUNAR ECLIPSE

LUNAR ECLIPSE

This was the last Lunar Eclipse of 2011 at 6a.m. this morning. Fortunate that the sky was clear but the temp at the beach was 38 degrees and the wind made it feel even colder. I didn’t have gloves and my hands were so cold it was very difficult to operate the...
LOW TIDE SUNSET

LOW TIDE SUNSET

After work today I wandered down to the beach to watch the moon rise and see the sunset. There was no wind and no waves, it was glassy and flat and cool crisp air. I used the Canon 24mm TS lens and took a few pictures with the 5DMK2. Due to the angle of the...
REBEL’S DAY OUT

REBEL’S DAY OUT

Shelly Brinton’s horse Rebel is a wonderful horse and very well trained by Shelly. He is very gentle but has a spirit that lives up to his name. She brought him out from New Hampshire a few years ago because her job took her to San Diego. He enjoys our temperate...