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August 2009

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Giant Sequoia Tree Photo

My in-laws live year-round very near the south entrance to Yosemite National Park. It only takes a few minutes for me to drive in and reach the Mariposa grove of giant sequoia trees (Sequoiadendron giganteum), so I will often go into the park early in the morning and take a…
August 31, 2009

Gift from the Sea

A wave truly is a gift from the sea**. We are baking in a heat wave right now in Southern California, and the only respite is water. I have not been out to photograph waves for a really long time, so I decide to go out this morning since even…
August 30, 2009

A Note To Visitors

Please link to this website! Do you like these photos? I hope so! I've gone to a lot of effort to not only take these photos but put them on the web for you and others to enjoy. If you like them, please consider linking to my web site. That's…
August 8, 2009
Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale Pictures (Megaptera novaeangliae)

I was fortunate to assist Dr. Dan Salden of Hawaii Whale Research Foundation on the waters near Maui for quite a few years studying humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), and have some interesting photos that came from those efforts. North Pacific humpback whale, breach. Image ID: 00205 Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera…
August 5, 2009
Aerial Photography

Alien Spaceport Discovered In California

Last year on my flight home from Albuquerque (where I went to photograph birds at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge), our plane was driven off-course by a strange stream of magno-gravitronic pulses, and we found ourselves over an area of California not normally seen from commercial planes. The pilot…
August 1, 2009
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Bodie State Historical Park Photos

I recently made a banzai road trip run up to Bodie State Park, near Mono Lake, to make some photos. I got to the park gate about 30 minutes before sunrise, and to my delight found that only two other photographers were there that morning. Solitude, at sunrise, in one…
August 1, 2009