Photography in Paradise

peeking from behind the sensor

THE GREEN ROOM

Some wonderful waves tonight with the back sunlight. The waves are rolling in at bout 7 to 8 food at low tide. The sun came out for a little while as the next wave of the current stom moves in tonight. Took these with the Canon 400mm DO lens and a 5DMK2. My next post...

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AFTER THE SORM WAVES

The stom passed through and now it is very cold. The thermometer this morning was 28 Degrees. I wonder if the Sea Gulls can read signs. Can you?

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WINTER WAVES AND STORMS

I love this time of year at the edge of the ocean. Approaching winter storms texture the sky with storm clouds and the waves are larger than usual. The strong morning side lighting adds wonderful dimension to the view. I have been using a Canon 1DsMark2 that has been...

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KENDO ROCK ART

I collected some beach lava rocks that are wave tumbled on the Oregon beach and then assembled them in a bonsai bowl in a manner that represented a descriptive adjective. Rock power versus the energy power found in Kendo marshal art. How do you like it? Steve Lu added...

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UNDERWATER CANON C300 BY GATES

Canon EOS C300 Cinema in a a Gates underwater housing. WOW! Of course the camera body is only $15000.00 then you add the Tokina 10-17 lens for another $700.00 and then the Gate new underwater housing with monitor and you are broke. But the is the best video you can...

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DOVE ADVERTISING

Dove product advertising in the San Diego Photodistrict Studions this morning at 4am.. A live video broadcast production by Path 1 Communications represents the industry standard in first response, mobile satellite communications and broadcast support. Made up...

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THE LAND OF GIANTS

Sequoia is a genus of redwood coniferous trees in the Sequoioideae subfamily, of the Cupressaceae family. The giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) is the world's most massive tree. The Sequoia tree with a height of 286 feet or more, a circumference of 113 feet or...

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UNDERWATER PHOTO SHOW

The 13th Annual San Diego Undersea Film Exhibition is coming to the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall on Friday and Sat evenings, October 5th and 6th at 7pm. Tickets are only $15.00. Tickets are available at www.. This is a great event and lost of fun with a chance to...

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TRAVEL TO SAN FRANCISCO

I drove up to San Francisco to see Huey Lewis and Joe Cocker bands and met with them back stage. Great concert. More on that later. The drive up was fun. I avoided the traffic jam on 5 north but taking Hwy 33 that is parallel to 5. The souther end of the road is...

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WHALE OF A DAY

Al Bruton and I took the boat out today to see if we could find the blue whales that have been hanging off the coast of San Diego for the last 10 days. On Friday I went to the Torrey Pines beach in the early morning and I saw three blue whales about 500 yards off...

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NEXUS NIKON D800

I spent the morning in the studio photographing the new Nexus D800 housing. HTis the the lightest weight housing of any of the housings that are our there and really helps reduce the stress on your arm and helps with your buoyancy too. The housing is neutral in the...

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SEA LION HUMOR

Sorting through some old images of seals I saw some humor in them. Thought I would share a few.

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15 MINUTES IN THE YARD

Took a brak from the yard work to spend 15 minutes taking a few shots of the flowers and plant life. THe yard is always a good lace to explore and free the mind from other things. I am hoping my pumpkins with do better this year but I had a slow star getting the seeds...

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INTERIOR ART

Installing a new print mounted behind 3/8" plexiglass on to a tile wall. This is a flush mount and not the usual where there is a wood frame on the back of the print to give it a floating look. The wave is La Jolla Cove on a big winter swell.The print was printed and...

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LIQUID CAPTURE

Today was the opening reception for the Oceanside Museum of Art exhibit: Liquid Capture-Masters of Underwater Photographic Art. Images from around the world taken by many photographers were shown in this special exhibit.

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CLASSIC CAR CLUB of AMERICA

The San Diego chapter of the Classic Car Club of America hosted an antique car show on the lawn in front of the Rancho Santa Fe Inn this weekend. Showing were the best of the best in collectors from the west coast. The 1936 black Bentley convertible was also the big...

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