Yosemite National Park is a sight to see in the Spring. The scenery is of course stunning with full waterfalls, iconic formations and a good deal of wildlife. It’s been a while since I’ve been to Yosemite in the Spring primarily due to the crowds. I broke my streak of avoiding the valley during peak time and it was amazing even with late rains that bookended my short trip. Its no wonder that the park gets
This Weeks Friday Freebie iPad Wallpaper: Mavericks Big Wave Friday Freebie features an image to liven up your iPad display with images from my travels… all for free. Few activities contrast the power of nature with an individual man like big wave surfing. Most big wave locations are in exotic locations such as Teahupoo in Tahiti (Laird Hamilton takes on Teahupoo video) or Jaws in Maui (video of the biggest wav
This Weeks Friday Freebie iPad Wallpaper: Memorial Day Flag Friday Freebie features an image to liven up your iPad display with images from my travels… all for free. Today’s photo is not my typical iPad wallpaper photo. This coming Monday is Memorial Day and I thought I’d share a photo that fit the holiday. My sister in-law is overseas at the moment in Afghanistan serving with the U.S. Air Force and
If there ever was a photographers playground to learn something about yourself creatively White Sands National Monument is the spot. Every time I visit I find new landscape opportunities and more importantly I expand my ability to see creatively. 100,000 acres of wild dune fields might seem monotonous or overwhelming, but once you venture out into the void the isolation allows you to focus in a new ways. An added bo
This Weeks Friday Freebie iPad Wallpaper: Channel Islands Sunset Friday Freebie features an image to liven up your iPad display with images from my travels… all for free. California sunsets can be quite amazing. On a recent trip to Santa Barbara, California I was reminded of this with an amazing light show. For 8 years I lived in Santa Barbara and as much as I hate to admit it I often took them for granted. Ta
This spring I’ve finally made it around to exploring Alcatraz Island here in San Francisco. Even though my camera and I were pooped on by birds during my visit I’m aiming to go back again in the next couple of weeks… as long as the weather cooperates. Alcatraz is an incredibly fascinating location rich in history and legend and really captured my imagination. While I’ve often photographed Alca
This Weeks Friday Freebie iPad Wallpaper: Yosemite Abstract Friday Freebie features an image to liven up your iPad display with images from my travels… all for free. Abstract photography, one of my favorite photographic genres, as it is a reflection of how a photographer sees versus what he literally sees. Abstracts are a great form of creative escape as well, as they often break traditional photographic rules.
The Big Sur coast is an amazing site to behold with its turquoise water, monolithic spires of ancient rock eroded by constant pounding of surf. Truly an inspiring place for all, but especially for artists. Watching sunsets here is akin to witnessing the unveiling of a new masterpiece every day. The more I review my Big Sur photos the more I want to return. As for this photo it was taken after my Primitive Coast III