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Anna's Hummingbird_090317_3
Anna's Hummingbird_090317_1
Anna's Hummingbird_090317_2
Dragonflies Maiting
Beck's Wren
Butterfly feeding on cone flower
Cormorant v Fish_sequence_2 of 3
Snowy Egret_landing
Snowy Egret_breeding
Snowy Egret Couple
Snowy Egret-perched
Egrets Nesting_6
Hungry Baby Egret_2
Young Egret Getting Ready to Fly
Hungry Baby Egret_1
Balanced Rock - Arches National Park
Courthouse Towers_2 - Arches National Park
Three Gossips - Arches National Park
La Sal Mountains Pano
Canyonlands National Park - Island in the Sky
Canyonlands National Park - Island in the Sky
Canyonlands National Park - Island in the Sky
Alone
Temple among the forest
Sunset at Glacier Point, Yosemite - Pano
Sunset at Glacier Point, Yosemite_2
Sunset at Glacier Point, Yosemite_3
Sunrise at Tunnel View, Yosemite
Waiting for the sun to rise at Tunnel View, Yosemite
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Poppies
Black Throated Grey Warbler
Anna's Hummingbird 5
Anna's Hummingbird 2
Anna's Hummingbird 1
Monarch Butterfly 1
Monarch Butterfly 1
Squirrel with acorn
Gray Fox_1
Gray Fox_2
Coyote Hills Regional Park_1
Coyote Hills Regional Park_2
Egret in-flight_1
Egret in-flight_2
Blaze
Graffiti among the decay
A foggy afternoon at the Golden Gate Bridge
Cross within the decay
Heron mom & baby(_C7D8010)
Heron mom and babies (_C7D8219)
Heron with branch for nest - 3 (_C7D8658)
__John Ford's Point, Monument Valley__
Rain God Mesa, Monument Valley
Swamp_1
Anna's Hummingbird_3
Hummingbird_2
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Acorn Woodpeckers
Acorn Woodpeckers
Acorn Woodpeckers
Stowe Community Church
Emily's Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge Sunrise
Golden Gate Bridge
Muir Woods_1
Muir Woods_7
Muir Woods_8
Muir Woods_6
Muir Woods_5
You looking at me?
Dodge
Morning nap
Morning perch
Island in the Fog
Fishing in the Fog (BW)
San Francisco
San Francisco - BW
San Francisco Sunset
San Francisco Bay
Corn dogs and rides at the county fair
Try your luck at the county fair midway
41st Street Lifeguard Station, Miami Beach
Winter Reflections
Super Moon_August 10
Wind turbine farm_2
Wind turbine farm_1
Patterson Pass Sunset
Sunset Glow
Sunflower field 2
Sunflower field 1
Las Vegas by Day
Las Vegas at Night
Central Fire Station, Singapore
First Light
Shoefiti
Japanese Garden (1)
Japanese Garden (2)
Abandoned Barn
Sparrow
Me and my shadow
Livermore Valley Sunset_1
Livermore Sunset_4
Abandoned View
Sweetbriar Waterfall
Sacramento River
Harbor Seal
The Night Sky
Livermore Sunset_2
Window Art
Window Treatment
Fields of Sunflowers
Sunflower
Bay Bridge
Yosemite Chapel
Lunar Eclipse
El Capitan
Bus Grunge
Pigeon Point Lighthouse
Bicycle
41st Street Lifeguard Station, Miami Beach
Abandoned
Dandelion
Bay Bridge After Dark
Solitude
Sunset
Egret
The Hunter
Super Moon Over San Francisco 1
Feeding Time
Heron with branch for nest - 2 _C7D8435)
Heron with branch for nest - 1 (_C7D8405)
Anna's Hummingbird 6
Anna's Hummingbird 4
Anna's Hummingbird 3
Christmas Cows

Anna's Hummingbird_090317_3

Taken at Coyote Hills in Fremont, CA

Anna's Hummingbird_090317_1

Taken at Coyote Hills in Fremont, CA

Anna's Hummingbird_090317_2

Taken at Coyote Hills in Fremont, CA

Dragonflies Maiting

Taken at Coyote Hills in Fremont, CA

Beck's Wren

Taken at Coyote Hills in Fremont, CA

Butterfly feeding on cone flower

Cormorant v Fish_sequence_2 of 3

Snowy Egret_landing

Taken at Lakeshore Park in Newark, CA

Snowy Egret_breeding

Taken at Lakeshore Park in Newark, CA

Snowy Egret Couple

Taken at Lakeshore Park in Newark, CA

Snowy Egret-perched

Taken at Lakeshore Park in Newark, CA

Egrets Nesting_6

Taken at Lakeshore Park in Newark, CA

Hungry Baby Egret_2

Taken at Lakeshore Park in Newark, CA

Young Egret Getting Ready to Fly

Taken at Lakeshore Park in Newark, CA

Hungry Baby Egret_1

Taken at Lakeshore Park in Newark, CA

Balanced Rock - Arches National Park

Taken at Arches National Park in Moab, Utah

Courthouse Towers_2 - Arches National Park

Taken at Arches National Park in Moab, Utah

Three Gossips - Arches National Park

Taken at Arches National Park in Moab, Utah

La Sal Mountains Pano

Taken at Arches National Park in Moab, Utah

Canyonlands National Park - Island in the Sky

Canyonlands National Park - Island in the Sky

Canyonlands National Park - Island in the Sky

Alone

Temple among the forest

Taken at the Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Sunset at Glacier Point, Yosemite - Pano

Sunset at Glacier Point, Yosemite_2

Sunset at Glacier Point, Yosemite_3

Sunrise at Tunnel View, Yosemite

Waiting for the sun to rise at Tunnel View, Yosemite

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Muir Woods National Monument. I didn't notice the sunburst until I reviewed the image in-camera. Happy surprise. Unfortunately I moved in the process and had a tough time finding it again.

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Muir Woods National Monument. I didn't notice the sunburst until I reviewed the image in-camera. Happy surprise. Unfortunately I moved in the process and had a tough time finding it again.

Poppies

Black Throated Grey Warbler

Anna's Hummingbird 5

Anna's Hummingbird 2

Anna's Hummingbird 1

Monarch Butterfly 1

Monarch Butterfly 1

Squirrel with acorn

Gray Fox_1

Gray Fox_2

Coyote Hills Regional Park_1

Coyote Hills Regional Park_2

Egret in-flight_1

Morning walk at Shadow Cliffs, Pleasanton CA

Egret in-flight_2

Morning walk at Shadow Cliffs, Pleasanton CA

Blaze

Graffiti among the decay

A foggy afternoon at the Golden Gate Bridge

Cross within the decay

Heron mom & baby(_C7D8010)

Heron mom and babies (_C7D8219)

Heron with branch for nest - 3 (_C7D8658)

__John Ford's Point, Monument Valley__

Named after a Hollywood director who made John Wayne famous. Local Navajo stand by with their horses to ride up to the point so tourists can take the iconic shot.

Rain God Mesa, Monument Valley

I was going through some of the hundreds of photos I hadn't processed from a recent trip to Monument Valley and came across this one. I think the black and white provides a more dramatic feel of the Rain God Mesa. According to the guide, it marks the geological center of the park. Navajo medicine men pray and give thanks to the Rain God, who stored water for the people.

Swamp_1

Anna's Hummingbird_3

Hummingbird_2

Sandhill Cranes

It was not a good fly-in experience this year - I'm assuming it was a little late in the season. Last year we visited this location and there were hundreds of cranes - this year very few. Between the lighting and the limited cranes I thought it was going to be a bust but thankfully I was able to salvage a few captures.

Sandhill Cranes

It was not a good fly-in experience this year - I'm assuming it was a little late in the season. Last year we visited this location and there were hundreds of cranes - this year very few. Between the lighting and the limited cranes I thought it was going to be a bust but thankfully I was able to salvage a few captures.

Sandhill Cranes

It was not a good fly-in experience this year - I'm assuming it was a little late in the season. Last year we visited this location and there were hundreds of cranes - this year very few. Between the lighting and the limited cranes I thought it was going to be a bust but thankfully I was able to salvage a few captures.

Sandhill Cranes

It was not a good fly-in experience this year - I'm assuming it was a little late in the season. Last year we visited this location and there were hundreds of cranes - this year very few. Between the lighting and the limited cranes I thought it was going to be a bust but thankfully I was able to salvage a few captures.

Acorn Woodpeckers

The acorn woodpeckers were very active the first morning of the new year - this is just a sampling of the fun activity I experienced on a very cold morning (at least for us in CA.)

Acorn Woodpeckers

The acorn woodpeckers were very active the first morning of the new year - this is just a sampling of the fun activity I experienced on a very cold morning (at least for us in CA.)

Acorn Woodpeckers

The acorn woodpeckers were very active the first morning of the new year - this is just a sampling of the fun activity I experienced on a very cold morning (at least for us in CA.)

Stowe Community Church

Emily's Bridge

Located in Stowe Vermont, Gold Brook Bridge is not your ordinary covered bridge. This bridge is also known as "Emily's Bridge," due to the fact that it is haunted by a ghost named Emily. There are many stories of how Emily died on the bridge. One story is that she was supposed to elope with a lover who was meeting her at the bridge, and when he didn't show, she hung herself from the rafters. Another version of this Vermont legend also starts as a love story. Emily met a man who stole her heart, and the couple made plans to marry. The fateful day arrived, and Emily went to the church in her beautiful red wedding dress ready to give herself to the gentleman in holy wedlock. The groom never arrived, and the jilted bride took the family wagon in a frenzy of anger and sorrow. She was merciless on the horses, and whipped them until they were traveling at an incredible pace, planning perhaps to confront the faithless groom. As she approached the bridge, she failed to negotiate the turn right before the bridge and drove the horses and carriage over the bank and onto the rocky brook below. Both the horses and Emily were killed in the accident. There is no written historical evidence that Emily ever existed, however. The first mention of the bridge being haunted by someone named "Emily" came after 1968 when a high school student wrote a paper on the subject claimingthat while he/she was using a Ouija board on the bridge, an entity presented itself named Emily. Other people using Ouija boards have reported that an entity has identified itself as Emily and said that she was killed on the bridge by her finance's mother. Source: http://www.emilysbridge.com/

Golden Gate Bridge Sunrise

Golden Gate Bridge

Muir Woods_1

Muir Woods_7

Muir Woods_8

Muir Woods_6

Muir Woods_5

You looking at me?

Dodge

Morning nap

Morning perch

Island in the Fog

Fishing in the Fog (BW)

I've posted both a color and black and white of this image - not sure which I like better. Do you have a preference?

San Francisco

Taken from Twin Peaks

San Francisco - BW

San Francisco from Twin Peaks

San Francisco Sunset

Taken from Grizzly Peak

San Francisco Bay

Taken from Grizzly Peak

Corn dogs and rides at the county fair

Taken at the 2014 Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, CA.

Try your luck at the county fair midway

Taken at the 2014 Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, CA.

41st Street Lifeguard Station, Miami Beach

Winter Reflections

My second visit to Yosemite and Mother Nature smiled down at me - on a Thursday in early November I captured the Fall beauty of Yosemite and on Friday, Mother Nature provided me with a light overnight snow shower. If you are familar with Yosemite, this is from the beach just below the Swinging Bridge.

Super Moon_August 10

Wind turbine farm_2

Wind turbine farm_1

Patterson Pass Sunset

Sunset Glow

View of wind turbines visible from Patterson Pass Road in Livermore California.

Sunflower field 2

Sunflower field 1

Las Vegas by Day

Las Vegas at Night

Central Fire Station, Singapore

First Light

This was taken a few years ago at Yosemite National Park. I took so many images that morning - that very still morning after an overnight snowfall - and didn't process them all. Found this little gem as I was looking for an image for my annual Christmas card. HDR using Photmatix.

Shoefiti

Japanese Garden (1)

Japanese Garden (2)

Abandoned Barn

Sparrow

Me and my shadow

Livermore Valley Sunset_1

It's a rare occasion to see any interesting skies in the tri-valley area during the summer. Not only did we have clouds this summer evening, the formations and colors were quite dramatic. This is one of 5 images from that evening.

Livermore Sunset_4

It's a rare occasion to see any interesting skies in the tri-valley area during the summer. Not only did we have clouds this summer evening, the formations and colors were quite dramatic. This is one of 5 images from that evening.

Abandoned View

Taken along the Sacramento River at a friend's family cabin in Sweetbriar.

Sweetbriar Waterfall

Taken near a friend's family cabin in Sweetbriar.

Sacramento River

Taken along the Sacramento River at a friend's family cabin in Sweetbriar.

Harbor Seal

Took this from a "Whisper Tours" boat at the Elkorn Slough in Moss Landing.

The Night Sky

Interesting cloud formations and colors over the valley.

Livermore Sunset_2

It's a rare occasion to see any interesting skies in the tri-valley area during the summer. Not only did we have clouds this summer evening, the formations and colors were quite dramatic. This is one of 5 images from that evening.

Window Art

Taken at Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo in Carmel, California.

Window Treatment

Taken outside the Carmel Mission

Fields of Sunflowers

Sunflower

Bay Bridge

Yosemite Chapel

Lunar Eclipse

El Capitan

Bus Grunge

Was out shooting Japanese Gardens and came across this old bus - thought it would make for an interesting sequence.

Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Bicycle

41st Street Lifeguard Station, Miami Beach

Abandoned

Over the years, the mills around my home town have been abandoned. Although some have been restored and rezoned for apartments and condos, there are many more that just are just waiting to be torn down, or worse, fall victim to arson.

Dandelion

Bay Bridge After Dark

Solitude

Sunset

Egret

The Hunter

Feral cat with the "catch of the day"

Super Moon Over San Francisco 1

Feeding Time

Heron with branch for nest - 2 _C7D8435)

Heron with branch for nest - 1 (_C7D8405)

Anna's Hummingbird 6

Anna's Hummingbird 4

Anna's Hummingbird 3

Christmas Cows