Tag: california

Eclipse Viewing

It seems as if every other photographer wanted to capture the eclipse itself. I found my family to be just as interesting.

Lake Berryessa Spillway Flows Again

A decade ago, I captured the photo above at the Lake Berryessa Spillway, also known as the “Glory Hole.” The spillway is designed to direct overflow water beyond Monticello Dam, and unlike most, this one is a giant funnel that creates a hole in the lake. Seeing it in person is quite interesting, like you’re ...

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Pudding Creek Trestle at Sunset

The Pudding Creek Trestle in Fort Bragg, California once carried lumber by train, and has since been refurbished as a walkway.

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Sunflower Sunset

Usually when I visit my mom at the farm, I take it real easy. And I certainly did that on this week’s visit. But I also told myself I would try to do some photographing while here. One evening, my mom and I headed to a field of sunflowers in time to catch the sunset. ...

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Dixon High School Fireworks—July 4, 2016

For July Fourth, my mom took me, my daughter, and my niece on a new adventure: the city of Dixon’s fireworks show. The parking turned out to be full at Hall Park, but a generous man directing traffic advised us to head down to the Dixon High School parking lot. The school is where the ...

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Dogs Enjoy Sunset Walks, Too

Photographing a sunset in Fort Bragg, California, I was pleasantly surprised when a dog and its owner wandered along the cliff edge. Thank you, mystery dog-walker! If you like the work I do, please consider signing up for my low-volume newsletter that I use to announce new projects, items, and giveaways that I think my ...

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Density: Redwoods Panorama

One of the things that’s hard to wrap your mind around in the Redwoods, especially on a first visit, is just how dense these massive forests are. This is a panorama stitched from 13 photos, shot at Stout Grove near Jededih Smith Redwood State Park Campground. Be sure to view this one larger at Flickr ...

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Middle Falls, McCloud River

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Chris Breen: About the Beach Photos

My friend Chris Breen takes wonderful photos from the beach that is 10 minutes from his house. In fact, it seems as if he posts one every time I’m stuck in my office on a deadline, which (a) makes me long to be at a beach, any beach; (b) makes me silently curse Chris for ...

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