Today's archive find and addition is from a desert hike in January 2013. My friend Hans I were trotting back on an old path above the Palm Wash canyons. Earlier, we had enjoyed a walk inside the slot canyons (some of those photos are here: Curved Walls) and now we were on the way back … Continue reading Palm Wash Slot Canyon from Above
On a recent, spontaneous visit to Broken Hill at Torrey Pines State Preserve it saddened me to see two of the smaller Torrey Pines on the hill dying. I don't know what is causing it, but with California's ongoing drought I would assume the lack of precipitation is one reason. The two photos below were … Continue reading Dying Torrey Pines
I'm getting a bit tired of all the frolicking about "fast" m4/3 (micro four-thirds) or other crop sensor lenses that are so much lighter and so much more compact than their full frame equivalents, and how people are wondering what Nikon or Canon will "do about that." Lately, Olympus's 40-150mm/2.8 telezoom gets a lot of … Continue reading Could someone do the FULL math, please?
The Face of Hyatt. Sorry about the terrible tongue-in-cheek caption. But hey, I like the pretty dramatic black & white conversion (red filter, you know?), so in a way, it's a homage. 🙂
An old photo from 2008 that I recently rediscovered and newly interpreted in black & white. The birch trees' trunks were illuminated by direct sunlight and stood in stark contrast to the approaching dark clouds in the background: I miss moor and heathland. There's nothing like it here in Southern California. The coastal lagoons … Continue reading Birches and Approaching Rain II