Thursday, March 27, 2014

Be like water

Near Mirror Lake, Yosemite National Park

"Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves."
~Bruce Lee~

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Yosemite Eternal Light

Yosemite Valley View (El Capitan and the Merced River)


In the beginning of March we made a last minute trip to Yosemite National Park. We were planning on going to Death Valley and then heard a storm had moved into the Yosemite Valley.  I had gone to work very early on a Friday morning 3:30a.m. and didn't get home until 4p.m. that day. We packed in a hurry, dropped Sparky off at boarding and headed out. Driving through Southern California we had some hard rain and crazy wind. I'm very glad that Serena took over driving later that evening as I was dead tired. We arrived just outside of Yosemite in the town of Oakhurst at around 3a.m., pulled off the road and took a nap. We made it to tunnel view just in time for sunrise and some beautiful fog in the valley.

I am quite a bit behind in editing my photos. The last month or so has been crazy for me at my regular day job (I wish landscape photography was my only job, anyone want to sponsor me?:) ). We will be going to Maui very soon, so even more editing to catch up on. I have also bought a new gadget for cleaning your camera sensor so will give a full report on that. So much to do, so little time, but I'm having fun and that's what counts in life right?!

I hope you enjoy this shot from Valley View in Yosemite. The sun was peaking in and out of the clouds. Perfect weather to take photographs. Take care until next time... 

Monday, February 17, 2014

Petroglyphs

Full panel petroglyphs
I like to call this one 'The Hunter'
Another view of the upper portion

 All of these petroglyph photographs were taken in Southern Utah. I will not reveal the exact location of any petroglyph due to the continued destruction of these beautiful historical etchings left to us by the Anasazi and their predecessors.

 When I go out to photograph a landscape I always check to see what petroglyphs are in the area for me to visit. I like to sit and admire these etchings and wonder what many of them mean or symbolize. I've seen some pretty good artistry particularly when you think these guys were etching these into stone. Below is one of my favorite panels that I photographed. It has so many things going on. Anyway I hope you enjoy these, I will show you a few more in the future.


Saturday, February 15, 2014

Into the Sun

"Into the Sun"  La Jolla, CA

“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun”
~ Pablo Picasso

Monday, January 27, 2014

North Rim Grand Canyon +

North Rim Grand Canyon

Here are a few more shots at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon from last year. Hope you enjoy them. I can't wait to go back!

North Rim Grand Canyon

North Rim Grand Canyon