My April 2016 Photo of the Month is Figueroa Mountain Valley, an image made North of Santa Barbara during a clearing storm.
April at Ocean Beach River Channel Here is a collection of images I took in April at the Ocean Beach River Channel. My friends in the San Diego Photo Club photograph every bird possible in San Diego County, so I thought I would add a few images for my own collection. As always, clicking on … Read more
Skipping The San Diego Fair Photo Contest I have decided to skip the 2016 San Diego Fair Photo Contest. I was a little hesitant to write this post, because I don’t want to take away the hard work done by the contest judges, or the many participants and ribbon-winners each year. I did feel I … Read more
A Pictorial Tribute To My Grandfather Arnold Ray House (10/24/1938 – 04/13/2016) Yesterday, my family said goodbye to Arnold Ray House, a great man, a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandparent, and great grandparent. I will say a little more about my grandfather below, but I wanted to share some images from throughout the years. Clicking … Read more
A Morning Clearing Storm at Figueroa Mountain This morning, I spent a stormy Spring morning up at Figueroa Mountain north of Santa Barbara near Los Olivos, California. While I was a little late for the California Spring wildflower season in 2016, I knew that California Poppies tend to bloom late and I could take advantage … Read more
Hollenbeck Canyon In April This morning, I travelled past Jamul to visit Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area with my good friend Alex Kunz. The California Chaparral is overlooked throughout Southern and Central California, but it is a unique plant community and ecosystem only found in this area of the world. Adapted to a mild and dry … Read more