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
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[…]
The challenge of photographing planes with propellers is that you need a slow enough shutter speed to capture the blur of the propeller, but not so slow that the rest of the plane is a blur. When photographing the airshow at Planes of Fame, I put my camera in shutter priority mode and selected a Read more about Photographing the Planes of Fame Airshow[…]