Photography in Paradise

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SCRIPPS PIER MORNING

SCRIPPS PIER MORNING

While waiting for the first winter storm to arrive I wandered down to the Scripps pier in La Jolla around 7:30 this morning. I wanted to test the Canon 50mm f1.0 lens and the 10 stop neutral density filter. I also used the Canon 15mm fish eye and Sigma 8mm circular...
YOSEMITE ADVENTURE

YOSEMITE ADVENTURE

Yosemite National Park on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain is filled with rare local geologic formations carved by glacier activity leaving a dramatic canyon and steep grant walls.  As the seasons alter the lighting the park has become a...
BACK TO THE BRISTLECONES

BACK TO THE BRISTLECONES

Dave King and I had out annual Back to the Bristlecones adventure with some students and friends. I traveled with Mike Uriell and Shelly Brinton, AKA. the mountain goat. We stop pen the old mining town of Randsburg on Hwy 395 on the way north to catch some morning...
SUPER LOW TIDE

SUPER LOW TIDE

Got up at 4 am to see the low tide at the Scripps pier in La Jolla. It was dark and cloudy and the moon was not shining through the cloud layer as I had hoped for this morning. The tide was so low it was possible to walk out under the pier for two thirds of its length...
ADVENTURES IN SAND & DIRT

ADVENTURES IN SAND & DIRT

As an adjunct to David King’s class (http://ndktravels.wordpress.com/) my friend Mike Uriell and I went to Death Valley. Mike had never been there before so it was a first time adventure, for him and it turned out to be complicated too.nex The drive to Baker...
BACK TO THE TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM

BACK TO THE TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM

This morning Dave King and I drove east in the rain and wind to the Transportation Museum in Campo near the train museum to investigate the possibility with the owners to have a night class for student there. We got the approval for May. No exact date yet. Anyone who...