Spotting wildlife in its natural environment is always exciting — but I certainly know from my own experiences that capturing them with a camera can be frustrating if you can’t zoom in close enough. Our South American traveler back in 2000 was most likely using a compact point-and-shoot camera. It was great for general photography, but the penguins and elephant […]
I discovered this fairly large (and noisy) raft of California sea lions soaking up the sun and taking a break from the wild ocean waves just off the Caspar Headlands in late May. The spot is a few minutes’ drive south of Fort Bragg in Mendocino County.
Today, June 8, is United Nations World Oceans Day; the UN General Assembly created this day of observance in December 2008 by passing Resolution 63/111. To celebrate our beautiful, amazing, and life-giving oceans, I thought it was only fitting to share a few of my favorite images from trips to the Sonoma coast over the past year. The ocean covers […]