For those tracking… Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 was released. Check the Adobe Labs site for the latest download. I’ve been using Lightroom on and off again since version 1 was released. I’ve been impressed with the flexibility of the application and the web/slideshow export features. I even uploaded a gallery of my images to the Lightroom Gallery site. If you haven’t tried it… it’
This past weekend I was treated to a very relaxing weekend in Bodega Bay by my wife for our 1st wedding anniversary. Last year at this time we were in Mendocino and I had taken this photograph “Sunset at Jughandle State Reserve“. Although we weren’t treated to weather as nice as last year, we were very fortunate to be treated to several wildlife sightings. During our brief weekend trip we crossed pa
Its an exciting weekend here in San Francisco as its Fleet Week and that means the Blue Angels are performing. It used to be that the Blue Angels would return to San Francisco every year, but that has not been true the past 4 years as they now visit every other year. Like clockwork I make it out to get my best photo of the performance. Having photographed numerous Blue Angel performances here in San Francisco it neve
Had a chance to get out and take advantage of an approaching front of stormy clouds at sunset this weekend. I ended up wedging myself into the rocks and braved a few scares of larger waves reaching me. I timed it so that my bravery coincided with a turning tide to minize any risk. Ironically it was only upon leaving and climbing over some rocks far from where I had been that a large wave got me slightly wet. Luckily
The last few evenings I’ve been forcing myself to break out of my routine to get down to the beach at sunset. Around this time of year San Francisco has its summer and this evenings summer sun was worth enjoying. For those of you that aren’t familiar with San Francisco… the normal summer timeframe is often foggy and cold especially at the beach.
Photos from Day 12 of my trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have been added to my web site. Although the weather on this day wasn’t magical, the flat lighting allowed for some great shooting, photographically speaking, of elusive wildlife and amazing arctic wildflowers. By far the cute factor for the subjects photographed on this day outweighed all the previous days combined, although as is apparent fr
“A US District Court Judge yesterday issued a ruling in the case, National Audubon Society v. Kempthorne, stopping a proposed oil lease sale opening nine million acres for drilling including near Alaska’s Teshekpuk Lake. Interior had scheduled the lease sale for September 27.” If you’re unaware of the plight of this area then please reference the following sites to learn more. It is extremely