California quail

I normally have a very difficult time getting close enough to photograph the local quail; they’re extremely shy and are usually fleeing long before I even notice their presence. Many times when I do manage to shoot them, they’re hiding in the bushes so I don’t exactly have a clear view. It’s all rather frustrating to me — mostly because […]

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Wildflower walk

I’m still working my way through the many photos I shot when we visited the New York Creek area of Folsom Lake the other day. All of these images were shot, with varying degrees of success, with my Canon Rebel T1i and a 50mm lens. I’ve labeled all the flowers I’m fairly certain of; I’m still trying to identify the […]

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On a windy day

What can you do on a blustery day on the Northern California coast? A day when the cold wind blows so hard it’s impossible to cast a line into the water, hard to even go for a hike along the coastal plain, difficult to wrestle a car along the winding shoreline highway. One thing you might do is bundle up […]

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