Trees


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Jan 18

A Look Back—Tenaya Lake

Photograph of Mountains and colorful trees at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite Beautifully sculpted granite frames Tenaya Lake. I used a telephoto lens to compress the scene a little. Another favorite shot.


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Jan 18

A Look Back—Tuolumne Meadows 2

Photograph of trees, clouds and boulders Tuolumne Meadows, YosemiteThe same location, seven minutes later. October 5, 2008.


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Nov 17

A Look Back—Columbia River

Photograph of the Columbia River in OregonMy first view of Oregon’s magnificent Columbia River. Not far from here begins the famous Columbia River Gorge with its dramatic waterfalls.


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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—Lupine

Photograph of lupine flowers in front of an oak tree, Prunedale, CaliforniaA favorite location, a neighbor’s pasture down the road. In some years, the field is filled with lupine. Not too many in April of 2007, but I liked this patch in front of the oak tree.


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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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May 17

A Look Back—Flowers and Pine

Photograph of a pine tree and small pink flowers in the Sierra Nevada mountains in Kings Canyon National Park, CaliforniaSo often the Sierras in summer are dry and dusty. In July of 2006, there was enough moisture for these delicate flowers to thrive. Taken in Kings Canyon National Park in the central Sierra Nevada.


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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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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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Nov 16

A Look Back—Prunedale Lupine

Photograph of an oak tree surrounded by lupine in Prunedale, CaliforniaA good year for lupine in Prunedale in May, 2005. This field is only a short distance from my house and has been a favorite subject over the years.