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.

SDR2 by T.M. Schultze

January 2019 Photo of the Month

My January 2019 Photo of the Month is SDR2, taken along the San Diego River in Santee, California. Continue reading

LM7 by T.M. Schultze

Honest Assessments For 2019

One of many resolutions would be to process my images faster. I took this January 2018 and processed it January 2019.

LM7. One of many resolutions would be to process my images faster. I took this January 2018 and processed it January 2019.

To the people who take the time to read my blog posts, thank you and Happy New Year to you! Now, let’s talk some resolutions. Continue reading

MNP1 by T.M. Schultze

December 2018 Photo of the Month

My December 2018 Photo of the Month is MNP1, a photograph taken in Mojave National Preserve. Continue reading

LM3 by T.M. Schultze

My Favorite Photographs of 2018 (12 Images)

Creating my post for my favorite images of the year is one of the best ways I get to write at the end of the year.  Taking a tour through my Lightroom catalog and sorting by year, label, and rating, I selected the photographs that meant the most to me in 2018. Continue reading

2018 In Music

CREDIT: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Stagecoach

CREDIT: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Stagecoach

Note:  My 2018 Track Selections Are At The Bottom Of The Post – but please read the entire thing! Continue reading

Perhaps My Last Christmas Trip To Joshua Tree National Park

Yep, People Get Their Cars Stuck Parking Like This (Taken Christmas Eve)

Yep, People Get Their Cars Stuck Parking Like This.  Do Not Do This. (Taken Christmas Eve)

As many of my friends know, I have been visiting Joshua Tree National Park every Christmas for a long time.  2018 was my 13th consecutive year celebrating the Holiday in the park.  Things sure have changed. Continue reading

November 2018 Photo of the Month

My November 2018 Photo of the Month is MC1, taken at sunset of the Colorado River’s Marble Canyon in Arizona. Continue reading

Ten Albums That Made An Impact

A couple friends recently made posts about the 10 albums that affected them. See Alex’s list at this linkSee my friend Jeff’s post here.  This was great for a couple reasons. I am also nostalgic about the music I have listened to over the years, especially with an overflowing rack of CDs. The second was also to remind people that Facebook sucks and they will vacuum up the data from your personal posts and build more data on you. In addition, as Alex said, #SayNoToWalledGardens. Continue reading

October 2018 Photo of the Month: SDR1

My October 2018 Photo of the Month is SDR1, taken at a pond along the San Diego River in Santee, California. Continue reading

LM3 by T.M. Schultze

September 2018 Photo of the Month: LM3

My September 2018 Photo of the Month is LM3, a black and white photography of Garnet Peak from Foster Point in San Diego County’s Laguna Mountains. Continue reading