Mono Lake and Musings on Travel Photography

So I’ve been thinking about this blog post and putting it off because I didn’t have an angle, a theme or a cohesive idea to pull it together.  As with a lot of my writing it just needed time to brew, like a good pot of French Press coffee.  (Four minutes with 200 degree water... Continue Reading →

I’m not Ansel Adams but…

An online photographer friend said that he doesn't do much black and white landscape work because he feels he needs the color to be there because it was there.  I agree with him up to a point.  No, I'm no Ansel Adams, but I do like how a black and white photograph can work when... Continue Reading →

Desert Visitor – me!

To many people the word desert conjures up images of dunes, rippling sand, cactus and brutal temperatures.  While some of that might be true, many deserts are far from that.  Their lushness and color just might surprise you.  Even though I've never lived near one, I've always loved the desert.  High desert especially.  That's one... Continue Reading →

Strange Photos from the West

To paraphrase Clutch a bit. I'm back. Phew. Challenging was the watchword for this vacation.  Between the weather and the accessibility issues, my photography skills were put to the test.  Sometimes I passed, sometimes I failed, but overall it was a good trip.  I just heard a weather update for the Eastern Sierras and the... Continue Reading →

The Intimidation Factor

Finally we've decided on where we're going on vacation in May.  We've booked the airline flights and have a general idea of where we'll go when we land.  Unfortunately it's only one week, but we've had great vacations before with only a week.  So, where are we off to? Eastern Sierras!  Mono Lake!  Mountains...desert...wide open... Continue Reading →

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