I shot these pictures back in July 2004 near the Lucas Wharf Restaurant using my new Nikon Coolpix 5700. Back then I rarely felt brave enough to photograph people — it’s something I’m still working on, but I’ve come a long way. I’m actually a little surprised I managed to make these shots; but now I’m really glad I did. […]
Higher Elevations, Summer 1987 When we weren’t traveling to the coast or fishing in our own backyard, The Big Guy and I liked spending a day or two up in the mountains — especially during the summer when the temperatures were uncomfortable in the valley. Back then our house had only an old “swamp cooler” and sometimes it just wasn’t […]
When you’re hiking along a hot, dusty trail on a summer day, it’s always wonderful to come across a cool stream running across your path, bubbling and singing as it drops down to the lake below. The combination of welcoming shade, colorful wildflowers, and sometimes even a few nice, sweet berries makes it possible to continue on down the trail. […]
Up in the mountains there’s so much beautiful and impressive scenery to shoot. But it’s also fun to look for the small details. Hidden lake: Granite Lake small fry: Curious local:
Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: July 30, 2017 End of the road at Brown’s Ravine. This road leads to a parking lot and a launch ramp: Horse watering trough at Folsom Lake:
It was nice and cool in the mountains at 8700 feet (2651 meters) where The Big Guy and I went hiking today. Kind of hard to come back to the valley heat!
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of July 26, 2017 This week, share something that satisfies you. Every year The Big Guy buys the yearly pass to our State Park system. Most of the time he uses it to launch his bass boat at the various lakes in our area. But he’s been telling me for awhile […]