Author Archives: T.M. Schultze

About T.M. Schultze

T.M. Schultze is a San Diego-based photographer, traveller, and writer. He writes, photographs, and draws things of the outdoors that have inspired humans for thousands of years. He co-authored the Photographer's Guide to Joshua Tree Park which can be purchased here.

Leaving San Diego Immediately: Goodbye Everybody

I am making this blog post because I wanted to let everybody know that this weekend I am leaving San Diego for good. Continue reading

CV1 by T.M. Schultze

Cloudscapes and Social Distance

I am staying inside but I am aware of the beautiful clouds outside!  So on that note, I have decided to work on the archive and share some of my favorite cloud photographs. Let’s call them Cloudscapes. Continue reading

MTRP57 by T.M. Schultze

Unprocessed Sunday (On Monday): Visions of Mission Trails

This is the latest from my Unprocessed Sunday series, posted a day late and covering a favorite locale, Mission Trails Regional Park. Continue reading

LM115 by T.M. Schultze

March 2020 Photo of the Month: LM115

My March 2020 Photo of the Month is LM115, taken in early March during a rainstorm clearing the Laguna Mountains in San Diego County. Continue reading

Billy by T.M. Schultze

2020 Is The Lost Year

2020 Is The Lost Year.  Perhaps the best way to reflect on a lost year is to seek some normalcy and post a few of the many unprocessed photographs from the last couple years. This should be part of my Unprocessed Sunday series that I have been meaning to get to. Continue reading

Potato Chips, Ranked

Potato Chip First Ballot Hall of Famer

Potato Chip First Ballot Hall of Famer

This is the complete and unassailable ranking of potato chips, one of the best creations in the history of humanity and one of the things I am most passionate about in life.  Failure to agree completely with this list means you are totally wrong and there is no hope for you.  This is like my complete and unassailable list of overrated rock bands, but in chip form.

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JT150 by T.M. Schultze

February 2020 Photo of the Month: JT150

My February 2020 Photo of the Month is JT150, taken as a storm was clearing over Pinto Mountain in Joshua Tree National Park. Continue reading

WND20 by T.M. Schultze

January 2020 Photo of the Month: WND20

My January 2020 Photo of the Month is WND20, another sunset photograph from San Diego’s Windansea Beach. Continue reading

Kobe Bryant Inscription

Processing Kobe

Kobe Bryant Inscription

My friend Dave Harrell left this inscription on the wall at the Lakers HQ memorial for Kobe Bryant.

The first text came in that said “RIP Kobe.” It was to a basketball-oriented texting group, and I simply assumed he was referring to Lebron passing him in career points the night before.

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JT145 by T.M. Schultze

December 2019 Photo of the Month: JT145

My December 2019 Photo of the Month is JT145, a black and white looking East as the Christmas storm that brought snow to Joshua Tree was coming in. Continue reading