When Mary and I were in San Francisco in February, we went to see the Diane Arbus exhibit at the SF Museum of Modern Art south of Market. We enjoyed seeing the early works of Arbus, AND, I fell in love with Serra’s giant metal sculpture. I had my Sony RX 100 and it was plenty of camera for these photos. Here is what you might see.
Big Sur has had a tough year with fires, rock and mud slides, and a condemned bridge. We were able to make it into Big Sur a few months ago just after it opened up after some of the mud slides were cleared. Several of our favorite shooting locations were closed, but we really came for the Calla Lilies. Here is what we saw. Continue reading →
The California Poppy (Golden poppy, California sunlight, or cup of gold) is the state flower of California. One of the best places to see poppies in the world is the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, CA. Here is what you might see: Continue reading →
The Poppies and other wild flowers at Diamond Valley lake are terrific right now. The problem is the people are not. The wild flower trail is closed this weekend because people are “trampling” the flowers trying to get selfies and family photos, even after the being told “to stay out of the flowers.” It was appalling to see, Anyway, if they open up the trail again, this is what you might see. Continue reading →
With the record rain fall in Southern CA, we are having a “every ten year” super bloom. Because we were in Big Sur last week, we missed the peak at Anza Borrego. We are planning on Antelope Valley next weekend. Yesterday, we did a quick hike at Chino Hills State Park. Here is what you might see. Continue reading →
Pioneertown started as a live-in old west motion-picture set that was built in the 1940s. The set was designed to provide a place for the actors to live while using their homes as the main street in an old western movie. Here is what you might see. Continue reading →
One of the strangest and most interesting “museums” we have ever seen is just a few miles off of CA Highway 62 in Yucca Valley. It is easy to visit on the way to or from Joshua Tree. Here is what you will see. Continue reading →
Mary and I last saw water in Barker Dam in 2009. With the drought in CA these past eight years, this particular photo has been elusive. However, once you see this reflection shot, it’s like crack for photographers. You want to make this photo over and over again. We recently went to Joshua Tree two weekends in a row to try to get the best photo we could. Here’s what happened. Continue reading →