For the birds

Wanting to escape the triple-digit heat of the Central Valley a couple of coastal trips were on a order. We settled on the Sonoma Coast’s Bodega Bay. The quaint seaside town is best… Continue reading

Red Sky at Night

Smoke from wildfires burning in the region left a smudge in the night sky giving the moon rise a fiery tone. I was too late getting into position to catch the sun’s disk… Continue reading

A touch of color

Journalism photography doesn’t lend itself to artistic expression very often but when it does I try my best to let the artistic side show through. Covering the local Fourth of July balloon launch… Continue reading

Snow day

Recent rains have sent  torrents of water pouring through creeks and streams. The downpour flooded Uvas Canyon Park where I had been planning a trip to see the waterfalls.  Luckily a friend called… Continue reading

Refuge

An early morning trip with the family brought the wondrous sights and sounds of the San Luis and Merced National Wildlife Refuges. Arriving before sunrise at the San Luis refuge the 28-degree temperature… Continue reading

Winter song

The rain and cold has arrived and with the change in season I made my last trip to Isenberg this season on Sunday to watch the sunset across the wetlands. The cranes were… Continue reading

The Morning Show

The first day of winter is still a couple of weeks a away yet the weather has turned cold and cloudy. I made on last trip to watch the sunrise at Isenberg this… Continue reading

Heavy Metal

I finally had a chance to go to my first airshow in years. The navy Flight Demonstration Team the Blue Angels was headlining  a day of aerial performance that include flights by Fifi,… Continue reading

First light

With storm clouds looming on the horizon I decided to take my chances and packed my gear a for an early morning sunrise adventure at Isenberg. Awake at 3 a.m. and on the road by 5… Continue reading

Change of season

November. The warm nights of October have slipped away as fall fades to winter. The days are getting shorter and long shadows are cast across the grass and reeds surrounding the wetlands. At… Continue reading