Monthly Archives: September 2013

Chicken !

There are many ways to craft a life outside the 9-5. Food is an important part of the equation and this chickens job is egg production.

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Green Bikes in Healdsburg

Healdsburg is north of San Francisco in the wine district. Well known in Healdsburg are the hotels bright green bikes. A great way to explore the wonderful town and grape fields.

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Depth of field

Perhaps this is a selfish post, but I love what a great lens can do to an image. In this case a interesting blur for background that amplifies the color and sharpness of the flower. I was reading how to … Continue reading

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Plane

In England, where I grew up, you get around in a car or train. Personal planes, and the ability to land practically anywhere feels like a very new and extravagant treat. Our friend treated us this weekend and here in … Continue reading

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Cloudy Baylands

The Baylands nature preserve is a short cycle ride from Palo Alto. It is a terrific resource for birds, humans and photographers. This shot, towards NASA, catches a cyclist taking a rest on a rare gloomy day.

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Sunlight

Sometimes the most amazing sights are just outside your front door. This beam of morning light transformed the bush outside our study.

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Fighting the California fires…

The fires are raging in Yosemite and there are helicopter teams working flat-out to help control them. This Blackhawk is equipped with a 900 gallon Bambi bucket connected to the line running down the picture. ┬áMust get close to the … Continue reading

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