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Finally, the vineyards and hills were lush green and storm clouds moving nicely through the sky Wednesday night. So I drove out on Highway 227 and on Corbett Canyon Rd. to get some shots of the beautiful Central Coast vineyards. Wine here around San Luis Obispo is a serious matter, with thousands of acres dedicated to the art of wine making. The vineyards were dry as a bone until a few weeks ago. Now everything is green and gorgeous. Glad I got out.
Just for kicks. Never know when I'll need a blurry image for backgrounds :)
Got out last week and shot the Golden Gate Bridge from various angles over a couple mornings. Can't get enough of this bridge. I could shoot it a thousand times and get a thousand different photos. Waiting for that time wen the quality of light, clouds, mist, etc. is just perfect.
just a couple of shots of W at the park. good quality of light that afternoon.
Had a great time a couple of weeks back at Shell Beach with Windjammer. Here are some favorites. Beautiful beach, great sand, energetic child :)
Using fonts the right way is a skill few understand and even fewer master. I'm trying to understand it myself so I can use fonts better in my PowerPoint presentations, on my website, and in critiquing work.Read More
Putting things into perspective is always so hard to do -- both in life and in the physical world. Here's an example of our galaxy's vastnessRead More
I dug up a couple of shots from behind the scenes of a couple of weddings I've shot. It reminded me of all that goes on behind the scenes of a studio shoot, and the things you don't see of on-location shoots (like very gusty wind in San Francisco).
There are only a few things that will get me up early in the morning two of which are golf and good light. This morning it was good light.Read More