La Jolla CA

..a place where you can see the collision of the two worlds up close. Prickly pear cacti line the top of steep bluffs dropping away to the crisp cool blue waters of the Pacific Ocean...

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Springtime in the Trinity Alps

I returned from an overnight backpacking trip into the Trinity Wilderness last weekend with more photographs to share.  I had never hiked this particular trail system before, and it was an amazing journey through some of the most scenic wilderness in Northern California.  Although I only ventured 10 miles into the mountains, the trail is …

Water Fall

All the focus is on the droplets suspended in motion underneath this concrete ledge fountain.  I shot this while jogging in the park; using the Nikon D5100 w kit lens.   I think the black ledge makes a good text background for marketing media applications.  

View from Hikshari Trail

Snapped this at one end of a former crossing over the water where Elk River meets Humboldt Bay. I liked the pattern on the closest wooden pier, and the colors; contrasting black, greens and grays. The Hikshari trail is Eureka's newest section of waterfront trail; open for bikers, hikers, and dog walkers.  http://lostcoastoutpost.com/2013/mar/2/come-walk-new-trail-bay/  for more …

Greener on the Other Side…

Tranquility of the setting, and the sun peeking from behind scattered clouds made me pause for this shot along a jogging route. Oddly enough, the "restricted area" is part of a zoo.. nothing too dramatic; but the shot can make many statements, however it may be manipulated.  Happy Trails!      

Piccolo Ranocchio

This little critter caught my eye at a remote rail station in southern Puglia, near Carovigno. Calmly emerging from cover from the scorching italian sun, he remained perfectly still in the cool dusk air for a series of shots. I opted for the one best showing the iridescent eye color in detail.