Jul 17

A Look Back—Cloud Detail

Photograph of dramatic clouds over Fremont Peak near Salinas, CaliforniaA shot from the same morning, a few minutes apart. Taken with a 70-200mm zoom. Jan 28, 2007.

Jul 17

A Look Back—Dramatic Clouds Over Fremont Peak

Photograph of dramatic clouds over Fremont Peak near Salinas, CaliforniaA winter storm brought dramatic clouds to the area in January of 2007. I found the nearest high point, Manzanita Park, to capture as much of the sky as possible. The highest peak in the distance is Fremont Peak. It was the first place in California where the American flag was raised.

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.