Sonoma Coast, December 2004 I spent most of this Christmas holiday trip playing with my Nikon Coolpix 5700 — exploring the depths of color in stones and shells sprinkled with sea water and experimenting with the varied settings while shooting a gorgeous view of the sunset. I still can’t decide which version I like better.
The famous race of the Confidence and the Queen City, while not featured by gunfire, nearly ended in flames so far as the latter vessel was concerned. The Confidence, of California Steam, burned Philadelphia coal, imported at some expense; the Queen City, which belonged to the Marysville outfit, depended upon the cheaper and more plentiful local supply of wood. So […]
If I could tell you about red i would sing to you of fire sweet like cherries burning like cinnamon smelling like a rose in the sun — Dixie Dawn Miller Goode
Kitchen, bakery, and millstones: The interior rooms, probably finished in 1842/43, contained a large kitchen to feed the dozens of fur trappers, tradesmen, and others who lived there or frequently visited — California’s Olden Golden Days blog
The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of November 15, 2017. Show us your interpretation of today’s theme, “Experimental.” Venturing out to experience the near-total solar eclipse last August felt like an experiment, although I wasn’t prepared to risk damaging my new camera by actually pointing it at the sky. Instead, I sat on the bluffs above Lake […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week. This topic is fairly self-explanatory. Let’s see how creative you can get with this topic. I’m looking forward to what you all decide to post.