Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Sunday, October 25, 2009
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Bowling Ball Beach. The tide was still going out in this shot,not quite @ minis yet.You still can get very good results with some water surrounding the rocks.
This shot was taken with the setting sun and a minus tide!
Behind the scene shot of Photographers Bill Taylor, & Don Taylor amp; Sherman setting up for the shot.
Point Cabrillo Lightstation. Minutes earlier we were sitting in the car waiting for the rain to stop. Photography reminds me of fishing, you have to be patience.
This is a morning shot,We had to wait for the fog to clear before getting this shot.
Point Cabrillo Lightstation silhouette
Monday, October 5, 2009
This panorama of the famous San Francisco Victorians created a lot of conversation, most of the younger generation associated it with the television show full house. Others talked about visits at Alamo Square Park. One couple reminisced about living in the neighborhood.
Saturday, September 26, 2009
As I was walking I saw this young couple walking towards me and the young lady said, did you know that the falls are closed, I said no. There was a barricade about 100 feet from the falls but you could still see the falls. When I got to point where I could see the falls, I said to myself this is not the the falls I remembered. I turn back and started to get disappointed because the sun was going down fast. I went back to the parking lot and asked one of the workers at the lodged where is the waterfall that flows into the beach. He said, oh you mean McWay Falls. Its 10 miles south of here. Thats when I realized I was at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and not Juila Pfeiffer Burns State Park. I jumped in my truck and hurried down to Julia Pfeiffer Burns SP. When I got to the parking lot the sun was just setting. So I rushed down the 1/4 mile path to the water fall to this shot I got. The sun had already set, but I was able to get a long exposure.
I captured this shot from the observation area overlooking the beach.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
I entered a facebook photo contest hosted by John Batdorff. The catagories were for sunset, sunrise & night shots. I entered photos in all three catagories. I did not win but was happy to get a honorable mention for my San Francisco Baybridge sunset pano. This is a unique perspective of the Baybridge. Fellow photographer friend, Bill Taylor and I had to climb down the steep hillside under the Baybridge to get this shot. It was well worth the climb. I also took a night shot from the same location. See link San Francisco Baybridge Pano at Dusk
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
very good. I have attended all of the shows since it was first inaugurated in Sacramento. They added a few new acts, the airforce reserve jet car and Kent Pietsch a comedian flying stunt act. These acts added a new dimenson to the air show.
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The Thunderbirds soared by displaying precison and speed.
Pilot Gene Soucy & wingwalker Teresa Stokes put on an exciting show for the crowd. This was my favorites of the prop planes.
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California Capitol Airshow 2009
Thursday, September 10, 2009
I have been shooting the carnival rides at the state fair the past few
years. I was not going to go this year, but decided to go at the last minute when I notice the clouds. They always will add a dramatic effect to your pictures. See more California State fair photos here California State Fair
I attended the Sacramento Gold Rush Days over the Labor Day weekend. The streets of Old Sacramento are tranformed into scenes from the 1850. Its an interesting event that takes you back in time.
The gun fight is another interesting event that occurs during the Sacramento Gold rush Days.
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I made the mistake of going to Bodie over the labor day weekend, it is one of Bodie's busiest weekends of the year. Although it was busy, I was able to get this photo of the Swazey hotel.
The weather was nice, around 70 degrees. There was a bit of excitment on the way to Bodie while driving through Monitor pass there was a single car roll over accident. The road was blocked for an hour while emergency crews remove the person from the wreckage. The driver escape with non life threatening injurys.