Shelters adrift

Throughout the last few years as I’ve been hiking the trails in my area, I’ve noticed some landmarking trends that seem to come and go in popularity. There was a time when I used to see stacks of rocks practically covering Mississippi Bar, and now (thankfully) I see them more rarely. Much less common but in some ways more interesting […]

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Crossing creeks

Lately I’ve been shooting a lot of spring wildflowers; but I’ve also been having a lot of fun shooting another springtime feature, the many small creeks that feed into Natoma and Folsom lakes. I can’t always find out the names of these tiny (and often temporary) waterways, and they’re not always easy to access — especially with so much poison […]

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California wildflowers

If I’m hiking near Lake Natoma or Folsom Lake in the springtime, there’s just no way I’m going to pass by the gorgeous wildflowers without making a photograph. Some of these flowers I’ve come to know by name, but others remain a mystery to me. I consider it a bonus if I can identify them online and find out that […]

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