Photography in Paradise

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BIRD AND WAVE FEST IN LA JOLLA

BIRD AND WAVE FEST IN LA JOLLA

The mass of birds in the area is getting better every year. The pelicans from Mexico have moved north because there is better fishing here that came with the El Nino climate season. I wonder if immigration checked their Green Cards? The prediction was that we were...
BIRDS AND WAVES

BIRDS AND WAVES

This morning was good for bird photography and waves. The waves were large but the few surfers I saw were not have much luck with their rids. A lot of wipeouts resulted in short rides. THere was a small flock of Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) sitting on the edge of...
A DAY WITH SEALS

A DAY WITH SEALS

Went to check out the pelicans and ended up photographing the seals at Casa Cove formally known as the “Children’s Pool” that was built for the children to have a safe place to be at the beach in La Jolla. But the seals have taken over, mostly the...
INFRARED PELICANS

INFRARED PELICANS

Testing out my Canon 1DsMK2 Infrared conversion this morning. The sky was overcast so the Infrared was very weak. The pelicans are very numerous lately and their flight formations are wonderful to watch. When shooting Infrared the actual ISO is a lot less than what...
THE STORM HAS PASSED

THE STORM HAS PASSED

The weak storm blew through with more wind than rain. My camera was blasted with wind and sand in just a few minutes at the beach. The pelicans were tossed about as as the last remaining clouds. The wave were not large but one on top of the other with more white foam...
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