2nd Annual Worldwide Photo Walk

Join me for the 2nd Annual Worldwide Photo Walk! I have the privilege of being selected by the Worldwide Walk organization as the leader for Santa Rosa this year. I am looking forward to showcasing a part of our city with fellow photographers. The purpose of this walk is to get groups of photographers from […]

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Ghostly Skaters

Ghostly Skaters

In this photo I was playing with my flash settings and second-curtain sync (aka. rear-curtain sync) on my Canon 30D. What this does is fires the flash at the end of the exposure and not at the beginning. This gives the effect that the subject is moving forward. And by placing a tissue in front […]

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Quick Tip: The Magic of Polarizing Filters

If there were one tool I deem necessary for travel photography and outdoor shooting in general it would have to be a Polarizing filter. Polarizing filters work their magic by eliminating stray light and glare from reflective surfaces, which in turn greatly amplifies color saturation and allows for unobstructed views of whatever is  lying beneath […]

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Tubular Fun

Tubular Fun

I was looking back though my older achieves and came across this photo. I like the energy efficient friendly bulbs in this marquee in Las Vegas. The spirals of the florescent tubes caught my eye and had to take a few photos. Ok, you know me better than that. I took many photos of the […]

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Dawn Patrol

Dawn Patrol

This year’s Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic was fantastic. The weather was perfect and all balloons got to launch. There were balloons everywhere. We got there early so that we could capture the dawn patrol launch.  It an awesome sight to see the flame light up the balloons against the dark early morning sky. […]

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Raptures

Bird Rescue

I have driven past it hundreds of time and made a mental note that I should visit someday. In fact,  I did visit them about 10-12 years ago. And we were there 5 days earlier to drop off a baby quail that our neighbor rescued from their cat (see Squirrel TV for details). What the […]

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fairways wedding

Fairways Wedding

I was at the Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club this last weekend shooting environmentals of a wedding event and as I was leaving I looked down the aisle one last time and I found a great pattern of chair shadows and a trail of rose petals on the green grass. Just had to get […]

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Remember me

Remember me

Memorial Day, a day in which we take to remember all the men and women that have gone before us. These men and women served their country to protect our freedom and our way of life.  As I walked through the cemetery I could only be humbled by the sacrifices that each one has had […]

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Purple Iris

Fun with flowers

It’s interesting how opportunities present themselves. This shot was taken in my studio of a flower bouquet I gave to my wife. When she placed the arrangement on the counter a sun beam coming through a window back lit the flowers and caught my attention. By now I don’t need to tell you all what […]

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