This past Sunday started off early. I was on the road with my friend at 3am to look for and photograph harbor seals. Getting to our destination, a coastal region north of Bodega Bay, well before sunrise we waited out first light only to find that there were no seals in sight. Disappointed we ended up traveling farther north to Salt Point State Park. There we found harbor seals, but not quite how we had hoped. Not wan
For those that enjoy great photography I wanted to pass on a link to a photo blog that I have been enjoying quite a bit as of late: Mystical Photography by Frederic Larson For those of you unfamiliar with Frederic Larson, a photographer I deeply admire, consider this your lucky day. Per his bio where this is most eliquantly detailed… he is best known for “intimate photos of nature – particularly of
The CEO of Adobe made news recently by announcing that Adobe is to take Photoshop online… CNET: Adobe to take Photoshop online If you’re like me you took a double take upon seeing this headline. Photoshop online?! This certainly seems like an odd approach and if you read this article in full you’ll even see that this model will impact Adobe’s new product Photoshop Lightroom. I have an interest
This weekend I decided to take advantage of some limited free time to pursue some wildlife photography. In the process of sorting through some options as to what to photograph I lured a friend into going out with me. The prospect of photographing native birds and sea mammals lured her like a moth to the flame. Our first choice of subject was elusive, the harbor seal (see Part II later this week). We drove to a few sp
CNET is reporting that the Bush administration is accelerating Internet surveillance efforts by pushing that Web sites keep records of images and/or videos in case police determine the content is illegal and choose to investigate. Justice Department takes aim at image-sharing sites It won’t be long before George Orwell vision of Big Brother is a reality… if it’s not already.
The clock is ticking on this years Mavericks surf competition. The time frame for the prestigious surf competition is between early January and the end of March. Only a couple storms have pass through northern California generating big enough surf for the event, but these swells did not align with favorable weather.Â With only a month remaining it leaves big wave surfing fans wondering if there will be a competition
I took this photo of the San Francisco skyline through the Golden Gate Bridge about two weeks ago on a semi-warm afternoon that turned to chilly evening. I was pretty please with how it came out. I think it might be one of the better San Francisco photos I’ve taken in sometime. I suppose that makes it a personal favorite of mine. After posting this on Flickr it would seem I’m not alone in liking this shot
I’ve been posting photos online since 1993 and have been utilizing a variety of online photo forums since 1998. In that time a lot has changed… digital has over taken film and Web 1.0 has given way to Web 2.0. The result has been a boom in photographers taking part in these forums. The advent of social media mixing with photo forums has been very exciting and sites like Yahoo’s Flickr have taken off