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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.


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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


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Aug 16

A Look Back—Pampas Grass

Photograph of pampas grass at sunrise in Prunedale, CaliforniaPampas grass is an invasive plant in our area of Monterey County, but I liked the way it looked with the rising sun behind. Taken early morning in March, 2004.


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Jul 16

New Mexico—Ghost Ranch 4

Photograph of a Mesa, cottonwood trees and redrock cliffs at Ghost Ranch near Albiquí, New MexicoA closer view of one of the mesas near Ghost Ranch.