In April I went with a timelapse photography meetup group to Death Valley National Park. Death Valley rarely gets rain so we were very fortunate to be there during a stormy weekend. We got rained on at the motel in Beatty, Nevada, but not in the park itself. The storm clouds were all around us Read more about Photographing Death Valley National Park[…]
I’ve not created a blog post in over a year so I’d thought I catch up with one that covers all my photo adventures for the year. Some are landscapes, some are architecture, some critters, some old, some new, some color, some black & white, some HDR, some creative license…. Most were taken on Meetups, Read more about 2015 Photo Adventures[…]
A walk down Olveras Street in Los Angeles is full of color.
This Japanese Garden is in Van Nuys as part of a water treatment facility.
Indoor + Low light + no tripod = Auto ISO otherwise known as High ISO Outdoors + Harsh light + no tripod = Creative post processing
The California trek was full of beautiful subjects to photograph, guided by two excellent mentors in Michael Schwarz and Dave Black, kept on track by Michelle Cast, our group leader and shared with a fun and interesting group of fellow trekkers. After a morning spent meeting our mentors and learning the technical aspects of light Read more about Mentor Series Trek – California[…]
Nuts, Lavender & Alpacas. Sounds like a strange combination, doesn’t it. It was one day in the life of a So Cal Explorer. The meetup started at Bates Nut Farm. Turns out they don’t grow their own nuts anymore, but they have a store, petting zoo and fields to explore. They also hold weddings and Read more about Nuts, Lavender & Alpacas – A Day in Valley Center[…]
Photographing The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California is a funny concept to me. A ranch overlooking the Pacific ocean plants 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus in every color imaginable then charges an admittance fee to admire and photograph the results:) Only open for a few weeks a year, it gets a big crowd wanting Read more about Photographing The Flower Fields[…]