Colorful


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Sep 17

A Look Back—Pacific Grove “Magic Carpet”

Photograph of “Magic Carpet” ice plant flowers in Pacific Grove, CaliforniaA spectacular display of ice plant in Pacific Grove, California. The plant is a native of South Africa, Drosanthemum floribundum. It is sometimes called Magic Carpet or Rosy Iceplant. It makes a beautiful location for an engagement
shoot.


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Aug 17

A Look Back—Tree Bathed In Light

Photograph of a single tree in golden light near Mission San AntonioOn a trip to see the San Antonio Mission, we drove by this lone tree in a pasture bathed in golden light. I stopped the car in the middle of the road and shot this from the window. It is still one of my favorite shots. Taken March 31, 2007.


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Aug 17

A Look Back—Pacific Grove Echium

Photograph of purple echium against a stone wall in Pacific Grove, CaliforniaEchium, or the Pride of Madeira plants begin to bloom along the bike trail in Pacific Grove towards the end of winter. I liked this arrangement against the stone wall. Taken with a wide-angle lens on March 19, 2007.


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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.


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Jan 17

A Look Back—Artist’s Palette

Photograph of Artist’s Palette in Death Valley, California

Brightly colored rock at Artist’s Palette, Death Valley

A detail of the Artist’s Palette area of Death Valley. My first trip to Death Valley and the multi-colored badlands were glowing at sunset. Taken March 8, 2006.


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Jan 17

A Look Back—Orchard In Bloom

Photograph of an orchard, clouds, trees and farmland in Easton, CaliforniaIt is hard not to take a pleasing shot when hundreds of acres of fruit trees are in bloom. Taken with a mid-range zoom on March 4, 2006.


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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.


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Dec 16

A Look Back—Yosemite Color

Photograph of a trees in Fall colors lining a road in Yosemite ValleyOctober of 2005 was the first time I visited Yosemite during the fall season. The bright yellows contrasted with the rugged granite walls and the evergreen trees. I found the curve of this road appealing.


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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.


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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.