A few weeks ago I read about some amazing Crystal Caves discovered in Mexico and was blown away by the photos! (Thanks Raoul via Twitter) This week what little skepticism I had of this story is now gone seeing as how National Geographic is now reporting the discovery as well. Check it out. The first site actually has more photos and larger ones at that. Giant crystal cave in Mexico – Cellar.org Photo Gallery: G
3710 miles, 4 days at the Social Media Summit, 3 deep dish pizzas, 2GB of images and 1 conference presentation later I’m back home. Chicago was great, but nothing beats being home in San Francisco. Trip photo highlights to be posted soon.
A few days ago my wife came back from Starbucks and on her cup of coffee was sleeve with an advertisement for the new GMC Acadia. “Welcome to Acadia. The crossover from GMC” Like most people I didn’t think much of this at first. After all we’re bombarded with tons of marketing messages everyday and most of us have learned to filter much of this out. Except on this day I also passed a GMC Denal
2007 Waiting Period Ends Without Surf Word from the organizers of Mavericks is the season is over for big waves and the contest has been called off. Although sad I’m glad to see that there wasn’t a compromise with sub-standard waves fueling the contest. In that regard I feel the premiere status of the contest was preserved. Until next year.
One of the more challenging things about day-to-day life is getting sucked into the minutia of our daily routine and losing touch with the amazing environment that surrounds us. Earlier this week I had the great fortune of being able to step away from my normal routine to photograph Yosemite National Park. Photographs will be forthcoming in the coming days, but I had to share that seeing fresh snow in Yosemite valley
A very neat development to report this week. I’ve had some of my Golden Gate Bridge photos spotlighted in the San Francisco Chronicle, the largest newspaper here in the San Francisco bay area. They have a “Flickr Pickr” page as part of their “96 Hours” section where they highlight local photographers on Flickr. The write up is quite flattering… Thanks John! See the full write up on
As a follow up to my Top 10 Most Annoying Photo Critique Comments post I’m going to be posting a running series on photography terms and definitions. Some of these terms will be pretty straight forward and others will be new to most. The idea is that perhaps this will boost the vocabulary of those that make critiques and provide greater understanding behind much of what we see in photography. The first entry in
A couple of weekends ago I was lucky enough to see a female Kestral hunting in Sonoma County. I’m not much of a bird photographer so I learned a lot in the process of capturing this and a few other images. More images from this day can be seen here.