This Sunday I woke up very early (4:40 AM) to drop my wife off at the San Francisco Half Marathon in which she was running. Being up before sunrise I thought it would be worth a try to go out looking for wildlife photo opportunities. Fortunately wildlife abounds here in the San Francisco bay area and it only takes a short drive to get to an area you might cross paths with wild animals. After dropping my wife off I de
While in White Sands New Mexico this was one of the tallest dunes I came across. The late morning lighting seemed to really give this dune a great shape and tonal range. One of these days I have to make my way back to White Sands National Monument. Of all the places I’ve visited it still remains one of my favorite places to photograph. [tags]White Sands National Monument, White Sands, landscape, photograph, pho
Photographing wildlife is an awe inspiring experience. With many subjects its easy to get lost in their beauty and power. When it comes to large predators if they look back at you, you instantly realize where you are on the food chain. [tags]San Francisco, zoo, wildlife, photography, Sumatran Tiger, Panthera tigris sumatrae[/tags]
This evening I attended the Fotovision.org lecture on “The Legal Landscape of Street Shooting“. The panel included: David Greene, Executive Director of “The First Amendment Project“ Pondra Perkins is a Staff Attorney and Environmental Advocacy Fellow at “The First Amendment Project“ James Wheaton, co-founder of the “The First Amendment Project“ This was by far one of th
No matter what type of photography interests you, whether its landscape photography, nature photography, street photography, people photography or any other type of photography its essential to always be prepared. Over the years I’ve learned that being prepared is itself an art form. The art of preparedness is seldom just a generic chore and can require quite a bit of creative thought.
There are no shortage of Red-tailed hawks in my area, but getting a good shot of one has proven to be a real challenge. This weekend everything seemed to fall into place as I finally found myself in the right place with the right lighting. To say these birds are incredible would be an understatement.
Sunset lighting on the Golden Gate Bridge as seen from Baker Beach. For those that are curious this was taken last year. More of my Golden Gate Bridge photos can be seen in my gallery. See More Golden Gate Bridge Photos [tags]San Francisco, landscape, photography, Golden Gate Bridge, photo[/tags]