Mono Lake Panoramic

Right before we went for the fish tacos, we hiked this cool volcano trail adjacent to Mono Lake and got this panoramic view of the whole landscape. Mono Lake is much bigger than just the South Tufa area that seems to attract all the photographers. Click on the above photo to see a larger version. …

Devils Postpile

Devils Postpile is one of the more surreal California landscapes that I’ve encountered. We stopped by the columnar basalt on the way to Rainbow Falls just after the crack of dawn. Unfortunately it was not long after this point that I realized I had left something out in our campsite in the Lake Mary area …

The Best Fish Tacos Are From a Gas Station?

There are several dishes that I consider myself a connoisseur of and fish tacos are one of them. The majority of fish tacos that I’ve tried have been average to awful to put in bluntly. In the awful category, you’re likely to feel sick from an oil overdose after eating the fish taco. There are …

Sierra Heritage Magazine Cover

My photo, Owens River Sunrise, is featured on the cover of Sierra Heritage Magazine. The magazine is currently on the newsstands if you wish to check it out. It’s a great magazine that’s been around for many years. Speaking of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, I am planning on a trip to Yosemite Valley this fall. …

Those who cannot remember the past…

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – George Santayana / Spanish-American philosopher. I’ve posted this photo before but was reminded of it after attending a party last week. Let’s just say that one person was getting into anti-government rants which bled into a very misguided opinion that desegregation was a …

The Journey is the Destination

Travel photography is not about F-stops, HDR or the size of camera-sensor pixels. Travel photography is about the experience. My first visit to the Eastern Sierra region was in the summer of 2004 when my friend and I took a three-day camping trip to Mono Lake / Bodie and Bishop. It was quite the trip, …