Tag Archives: California

A Yosemite Adventure… Just Not in Yosemite…

Did you ever have one of those trips that was planned out in a certain direction but as it got underway, the world changed out from under you and you took a different path than planned… and it turned out … Continue reading

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Photographing THE House – Part One

My colleague at City College, Sudie Phillips is the department chair for the cosmetology program located in the same building as our photo program.  Several weeks ago she told me that her husband was nearing completion on a house he … Continue reading

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Location Scout for Field Trip Part 4

Last day and loose ends from the coast location scout… The day of a photo trek that I always hate to see arrive… arrived… the day to head back.  We headed out fairly early though at least it was not another … Continue reading

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Bristlecone Pines and the Canon 5DS-R

Last Thursday through Sunday (July 9-12) we did the annual Bristlecone Pines Photo Workshop/Tour and ascended into the rarefied air of the White Mountains in California to visit these oldest living organisms on the planet.  I love it there: the … Continue reading

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Semester Break Part 2: Rails and Rust

On Wednesday, June 3rd, photographers Lee Peterson and Mike Uriel and I went to the Orange Empire Railroad Museum (OERM) in Perris, CA.   It is considered to be one of the best train museums there is and since we’ve had … Continue reading

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Brooks Teachers Conference 2014

Last year’s experience at this workshop was so fantastic I immediately signed up for another go and certainly have not been disappointed that I did. The first meeting was by the pool/courtyard of their “new” (to them) campus on a former … Continue reading

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Location Scout to Bodie and Mono Lake

  Steve Burns and I left Friday for a location scout up 395 to the eastern Sierras to look into locations and possible lodging for workshops into this region.  Of special interest to me was the potential for fall colors … Continue reading

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