Spring is in the Air

Darlingtonia Californica enjoying a shower in the spring sunshine.  Canon 1Dx MkII, 50mm EF 1:1.2

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Ma-le’l Dunes in Springtime

These magnificent dunes are only a 10 minute bike ride from home- I often get distracted on the commute from work and stop for a brief stroll across this piece of surreal, ever-changing landscape. The lush green pastures and fluffy clouds give away the fact that these photos were taken much earlier this year in …

April Fools Duck

Literally, a duck in my yard on April 1st. As far as I know, not a prank. I'm not entirely familiar with duck species, and thus was taken aback by the appearance of the Muscovy drake with red puffy skin covering much of the face. I snapped these photos; realizing this was a domesticated bird …

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 …