Mar 17

A Look Back—Yosemite Waterfalls

Photograph of Bridalveil Fall and Half Dome in Yosemite Valley, CaliforniaI am sure many millions of photos have been taken from this very same viewpoint, but this was my first trip to Yosemite in the spring. I was amazed by the volume of water going over the falls. May 23, 2006.

Feb 17

A Look Back—Empty Highway

Photograph of a farm road and clouds near Marina, CaliforniaThe yellow line of the road led my eye to the clouds in the distance. Taken with the 17-55mm lens, April 2006.

Feb 17

A Look Back—Mustard

Photograph of bright yellow mustard plants and clouds near Marina, CaliforniaMustard begins to appear in February along the central California coast. It is an invasive plant but very colorful. April 1, 2006.

Feb 17

A Look Back—Farmland

Photograph of farm land, rows and clouds near Marina, CaliforniaThe morning after a rainstorm near Marina, California. The day was sparkling and the lingering clouds caught my eye. April 1, 2006.

Jan 17

A Look Back—Santa Cruz Sunset

Photograph of a building at sunset in Santa Cruz, CaliforniaI don’t shoot many urban scenes or architecture, but this sunset was too nice to pass up. Taken February 24, 2006.

Nov 16

A Look Back—Clouds Over Marina

Photograph of dramatic clouds over Marina Beach in Marina, CaliforniaClouds from a winter storm over Marina Beach in Marina, California. Taken with a 24-120mm lens, February, 2005.

Oct 16

A Look Back—Moss Landing Sunset

Photograph of the sun setting at Moss Landing Beach in Moss Landing, CaliforniaThis was near the beginning of more than a decade of inspiration found at the beaches, the jetty and the slough near Moss Landing, California. I was attracted by the colorful cloud reflections from the wet sand. Sunset, December, 2004.

Oct 16

A Look Back—Strawberry Field Sunrise

Photograph of the sun rising over the Gabilan Range and reflected from plastic covering strawberries in Salinas, CaliforniaThis is one of my favorite shots. The sun is rising behind the Gabilan Range and is reflected from plastic covering the rows where strawberries will be planted. Taken with the 24-120mm lens near Russell Road, Salinas, California, November, 2004.

Sep 16

A Look Back—Oakland Waterfront

Photograph of clouds, and the Oakland waterfront looking from Berkeley, CaliforniaThe cranes on the waterfront in Oakland looked like prehistoric creatures rising up out of the morning clouds and fog. Many of the shots I took in 2004 were in JPEG format. If had known more at the time, I could have captured more detail with a higher quality format. Oh, well.

Sep 16

A Look Back—Hume Sunrise

Photograph of sunrise at Hume Lake, CaliforniaWhat a difference a few minutes make! This was taken just 20 minutes after the shot in the previous post