Duck Portrait

My dad and I were doing some photography (me from the ground, him from a drone) at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco yesterday. I was just experimenting with camera techniques, and this duck portrait turned out far better than I expected. Here are a couple of other bonus bird shots I got […]

Another Tam Sunset

The East Peak of Mount Tamalpais is one of my favorite places in the bay area to catch a sunset, and I found myself back up there one evening in late August after a day of hiking with a friend. It had been an incredibly hot day inland, so we fled west for some relief. […]

The Smoke is Clearing

Today brought a huge improvement in air quality, at least towards the southern end of Sonoma County. I took this opportunity to drive up the west side of Sonoma Mountain, near the edge of the burned zone from the Pressley Fire, and watch the sunset. The air was still smokey enough to produce some brilliant […]

17 Mile Drive at Night

It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to post some new pictures, and while I haven’t shot much in that time, I did get a few opportunities. These images come from Pebble Beach, California, in August. During a rare (for that region) warm evening, I drove down 17 Mile Drive, admiring the nighttime […]

Summer Rain

The last week has brought a few episodes of unseasonable rain, which is helping to keep everything green. I saw this succulent this past weekend in Monterey after an unexpected downpour.