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January 2016 Photo of the Month: Perfect Evening At Home

My January 2016 Photo of the Month is Perfect Evening At Home, an image I made just outside my home at Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve.

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Ending January With A Clearing Storm In Santee

Ending January With A Clearing Storm In Santee

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Oh no, my rainbow is gone!
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Great late light over Mission Trails and Lake 2
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That was all she wrote. A little nice light right at sunset, but the clouds were too low to light up after 15 minutes.

Driving back last night from Phoenix, I knew a quick storm was blowing in.  I made it over the mountains in East San Diego County before the rain set in.  Today was very rainy, but this storm was also particularly windy.  I saw many a tree flexing in the wind, and I wondered how many gusts it would take for the tree to finally break.

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2016 Double Vigil Golf Classic, A Few Images

2016 Double Vigil Golf Classic Wadford Cup

2016 Double Vigil Golf Classic, A Few Images

This weekend, I co-photographed the 2016 Double Vigil Golf Classic, which is an annual Scouting charity tournament.  It was held at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa in Southern Phoenix near Tempe.  It was an excellent day to make images, with warm but mild temperatures and party cloudy skies.

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January 29 Sunset From Santee Lakes

Perfect Evening At Home

January 29 Sunset From Santee Lakes Tonight, the January 29 sunset from Santee Lakes was spectacular.  By this time of year, I am getting home from the office with time to spare to catch the last light.  The high clouds this afternoon looked like they were setting up perfectly and it did not disappoint. Because … Read more

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Infrared Images

Infrared Images I love to make infrared images, but late last year, my trusty infrared sensor camera died. I didn’t realize how much I missed making these photographs! Most people know that the visible light spectrum is only a small part of the full light spectrum in the universe.  The full range of the electromagnetic spectrum … Read more

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Morning – Imperial Sand Dunes

Morning – Imperial Sand Dunes I am was on the way to Phoenix yesterday morning, so I spent a quick Morning at Imperial Sand Dunes.  On Interstate 8, out of El Centro, I was headed East when I found that good light was already hitting the clouds and I started planning for a good place … Read more

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Facebook Advertising

Facebook Advertising Recently, I co-authored the Photographers Guide To Joshua Tree Natuonal Park with my long-time friend and colleague, Jeremy Long.  We decided to use Facebook Advertising to make sales. One of the challenges in our first experience with self-publishing is simply letting the world know our book exists. Jeremy and I both have Facebook … Read more

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Santee Storm Clouds

Santee Storm Clouds This week, the El Nino weather system has really hit Southern California.  While most people were heading for cover, I knew that there would be small openings of really dramatic weather. Heading home from the office, I knew I had hit the jackpot.  I was armed with my backup camera body due … Read more

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More From Santee Lakes

More From Santee Lakes

More from Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve, the beautiful set of lakes just by my home.  The El Nino weather system has kicked in and  the rain is hitting California hard this week.  In the days leading up to this advancing weather system, the light was beautiful.

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Sunset Cliffs on New Year’s Day 2016

No Surf Beach Overlook Sunset

One of my favorite places to spend New Year’s Day is at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.  The park is located South of Ocean Beach, on the Pacific-facing side of the Point Loma peninsula.  Sunset Cliffs is a beautiful spot to photograph spectacular cliffs and awesome sunsets.

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