My Journal - My Journey

Dreams Do Come True – Mindi Abair

September 4, 2015 Concert Photography

Since I started this little change of life 10 years ago. I had 3 goals...well really.... dreams because I really didn't think they would happen. I wanted to write and have a book published. That came true in 2010 with…

Hospitals Beach

September 3, 2015 Landscapes, Photography, Seascapes

Spent the evening out at Hospitals Beach in La Jolla. It was nice night I saw that some clouds would be in the area and it was the first time in a while that the tide would be at it's…

Tiny Subjects

August 30, 2015 Landscapes, Travel

I like Tiny Subjects...Just Sayin [caption id="attachment_1969" align="alignnone" width="900"] Tiny Subject[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1970" align="alignnone" width="300"] Vertorama Hot Air Ballon[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1972" align="alignnone" width="600"] Standing Water[/caption]

Close to Home

August 30, 2015 Landscapes

I have a favorite little Ranch Field that I go to when I know the sunset will be spectacular and I don't want to drive an hour I also have a favorite Fence there complete with Old Posts, Barbed Wire…

Of Milky Ways and Joshua Trees

August 30, 2015 Astrophotography, Night

Heaeded up to Joshua Tree National Park in Mid August for the Perseid Meteor Showers. Which promised to be "the best ever" Yeah Yeah Yeah, Head it "Billion and Billions" of time. It was  Fair. But the Sjy was dark…

San Andreas Fault and Joshua Tree Day 5

April 1, 2015 Landscapes, Travel

Day 5 Saw us check out the actual San Andreas Fault Line and then on and up to Joshua Tree Natioan; aprk For those of you that may have wondered what the San Andreas Fault looks like...well...it...looks like this Wayne…

Anza Borrego Desert Day 3

April 1, 2015 Landscapes, Travel

On our Third Day we headed over to the closer by Anza - Borrego Desert State Park of California We explored 17 Palms, The Pumpkin Patch and The Mud caves   17 Palms - A palm oasis that was the…

Death Valley Day 2

March 31, 2015 Landscapes, Travel

Neither of us could sleep so we got up and got dressed and headed over to the Dunes to watch the sunrise   Mesquite Flat Dunes Later in the morning we hiked out in Mosaic Canyon Down the Slide The…

Death Valley Day 1

March 30, 2015 Photography, Travel

Headed out to Death Valley with an Old Friend...Road Trip Found Roads Found Old Abandoned Mines Found Grand Vistas Found me... Innocence  Lost   Emmigrant Pass  Aguereberry Mine Camp Eureka Mine Aguereberry Point

I’m Dreamin of a White 6 Days After Christmas

December 31, 2014 Journal

"I'm Dreamin of a White...6 Days after Christmas and New Years Eve" Never in 19 years have I seen this in Southern California I just got into bed and notice that the street lamps looked funny in the rain...? Beautiful,…

Photography Artist Peter Tellone Sells Photograph for $7 Million

December 15, 2014 Black & White

Photography Artist Peter Tellone Sells Photograph for $7 Million Press Release, California, December 15, 2014 It was announced today that world renounced photographer Peter Tellone, has sold  a one off hand printed version of his image “Skeleton” to a  Fine…

The Importance of Lens Focal Length

November 17, 2014 Photography Lesson

The Importance of Lens Focal Length The importance of lens focal length and why it’s not something left up to chance. And why “Zooming with your Feet” is misconstrued and only partially correct. I thought these two images I shot yesterday…

The Silhouette

November 10, 2014 Black & White

"The Silhouette" With all the HDR, ND Grads and High DR Sensors...we often forget about the silhouette. Their simplicity and the story they tell. Here are 17 Stories Cardiff by the Sea

Cloud Walker

November 9, 2014 Wildlife

Fall Color – Eastern Sierra

October 22, 2014 Landscapes, Travel

Eastern Sierra - Undisclosed Location - Near Lee Vining We don't have amazing Fall Color in California, Where I live we have almost none. So it is nice to see SOME color. So at the end of my last day…

Yosemite – The Valley

October 22, 2014 Landscapes, Travel

Here are the rest from my Sierra/Yosemite trip. Such an absolutely wonderful trip that was much too short. Wish I had more time to just sit and observe. Lots of driving to get from one sxene to the next but…

Yosemite – Tuolumne to Siesta Lake

October 22, 2014 Landscapes, Travel

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Sunrise Stanislaus National Forest

October 21, 2014 Landscapes, Travel

"Sunrise Stanislaus National Forest" What might not be obvious from the beauty of the sunrise is that this area is completely...Burnt . This is the area of the "Rim Fire" last year's wildfire that consumed 257,000 acres of wilderness, taken…

Mono Lake NFS

October 21, 2014 Landscapes, Travel

As the first park of my Sierra/Yosemite trip. I stopped for the evening at Mono Lake in the Inyo National Forest. It's a pretty cool and odd place with all the Tufa formations that make this lake special and different…

Sierra Homestead

October 21, 2014 Landscapes, Travel

Near Lee Vining California

Lobstahs – The Art of Pricing Photography

October 14, 2014 The Business of Photography

Lobstahs - The art of pricing photography In talking with a  friend who is a wedding photographer on the East Coast about pricing and then a discussion about wedding photography pricing at a Kelby walk and finally talking to another…