Mentor Series Trek – California

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 – A Day in Valley Center

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

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[…]