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Best Photographs 2015

San Diego View From Iron Mountain

Best Photographs 2015

A couple of my local San Diego friends, Alex Kunz and Joseph Smith, have made their own Best of 2015 posts with 12 of their best images from this year.  This inspired me to look over my images and come up with a set of my best photographs 2015.  Presented below are some of my best images.

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Overlooked 2015 Photographs

Overlooked 2015 Photographs I have a lot of overlooked 2015 photographs.  Much of this comes from taking the images but not getting around to processing them at home!  I get busy just like everybody, so I thought I would make this post and show a few that I have overlooked. The Hungry Hippo This is … Read more

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My Artistic Heroes

My Artistic Heroes

Above my desk, I have a photo wall with these 9 photos.  I use it to remind me what artists can really accomplish when they have the focus and determination to be great.  I can’t say I can do anything in this life to match their accomplishments, but I can use the ideals from their success to make me a stronger and more focused artist.

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Right Outside My Front Door

Reflective Clouds, Santee Lakes, by T.M. Schultze

Right Outside My Front Door

Amazing light over Cowles Mountain at Santee Lakes
Amazing light over Cowles Mountain at Santee Lakes

I am privileged to live next door to Santee Lakes, which I have mentioned numerous times.  It is a great place for walking, wildlife, and peace.

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Christmas Eve Moonrise Joshua Tree

Christmas In Joshua Tree

Christmas Eve Moonrise Joshua Tree

Christmas Eve Moonrise Joshua Tree
Christmas Eve Moonrise Joshua Tree

Christmas Eve Moonrise Joshua Tree is my newest image taken from my 9th consecutive year camping in Joshua Tree National Park.

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Christmas Eve From Joshua Tree

Sunrise From Mastodon Peak, by T.M. Schultze
Christmas Eve From Joshua Tree
Christmas Eve From Joshua Tree

Spending Christmas in Joshua Tree National Park is a personal tradition for me.  On that note, I will be out in the park on the 24th and 25th, so I am showing this image from last year’s Christmas morning in Joshua Tree.

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Round Mountain Clearing Storm

Round Mountain Clearing Storm

Round Mountain Clearing Storm

Round Mountain Clearing Storm
Round Mountain Clearing Storm

Round Mountain Clearing Storm was the result of a November trip to East County San Diego when a storm was clearing.

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Santee Lakes Overlook December 20

Santee Lakes Overlook December 20

Santee Lakes Overlook December 20, 2015

Santee Lakes Overlook December 20
Santee Lakes Overlook December 20

I made this Santee Lakes Overlook December 20 image while celebrating the holidays with my daughter.  She gave me about five minutes to head out my front door and make this image at sunset.

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Trinidad Sign Simpson’s Rest

Trinidad Sign From Simpson's Rest

Trinidad Sign Simpson’s Rest

Trinidad Sign Simpson's Rest
Trinidad Sign Simpson’s Rest

Photographing the Trinidad Sign at Simpson’s Rest was a lot of fun.  Each day spending the holidays with my family in Trinidad, Colorado, I climbed the City’s iconic overlook called Simpson’s Rest.  This bluff was named after an early resident named George Simpson.

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Fishers Peak Sunset

Fishers Peak Sunset

Fishers Peak Sunset

Fishers Peak Sunset
Fishers Peak Sunset from Trinidad, Colorado

Fishers Peak Sunset is another image I made this week from my parent’s home in Trinidad, Colorado.  The light was beautiful, and this was the last bit of light that existed before the evening.

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