Month: January 2016
The Bull Elephant Seal
The bull Elephant Seal is a massive mammal. The Southern Elephant Seal male adult can weigh more than two SUVs at up to eight thousand pounds and have an overall length of 20 feet. These behemoths reside in Antarctica. The images below are of California’s Northern Elephant Seals and can weigh a mere 4,000 pounds…
Get Creative By Blending or Stacking Images
When I was on the California Coast recently, I decided to take numerous exposures of the exact same scene and then blend them in a software program. I also used these jpegs to produce a time lapse video which can be viewed here But I wanted to see what you could produce if you blend…
Bowie’s Music Was Great But …………….
Photo was taken in front of his home in 1971 just before he hit it big in the US. Photo courtesy of the NY Times
Not So Foggy Agriculture
More pics from California’s vast farm country.
Images from California’s San Joaquin Valley and its nut trees(mostly almond)
Pacific Ocean Time Lapse Video
It’s 45 seconds of the surf along California’s rocky coastline. Watch in HiDef at Full Screen
Black and White Pacific
Some B & W’s from California’s magnificent Pacific Ocean. I may just move there. Cambria is a nice town with great coffee and not far from Paso Robles’ wine country. Click on image to start slideshow.
So said Dr. Frankenstein about the monster. And that’s what I said yesterday to my Canon DSLR Camera. Back in the end of October while photographing the fall colors in the Eastern Sierras, my camera fell off from the tripod it was suppose to be mounted to. It not only fell off into some soft…
Sunrise On the Pacific
Normally we photograph the setting sun, not rising sun on the Pacific Ocean. But, I woke up around 5am and decided to check it out. In the winter, the sun actually rises more from the Southeast, not East. So I was able to get a vantage point where the color from the sun would be…
Grove Of Oaks
Found this little grove of Oak Trees in a small pasture near Paso Robles, California. Unfortunately they were behind a barb-wire fence, limiting my access. The grass was really green!