The International Kelp

Mexican Boys Carrying Giant Kelp Back to Tijuana, Border Field State Park, California This is the strand of kelp featured in the previous blog post. After the kids finished looking at Brian Auer’s camera, they ran over to the kelp and took it back home for a souvenir from America I suppose. I got a …

Border Field SP Seascape

Giant Kelp Seascape, Border Field State Park, California It was actually a very pretty day out. The clouds were hovering off shore with clean air quality and a nice quality to the sunlight. In terms of the geological evolution of this planet, the U.S. / Mexican border situation is irrelevant; waves continue to crash, kelp …

Showing Off the Digital Camera, Border Field State Park

Photographer, Brian Auer Showing Mexican Kids Pictures on Digital Camera, Border Field State Park, California, USA I was shooting some seascape photos of this big strand of giant kelp when Brian screamed, “Hey man turn around!” Then a split second later these Mexican kids showed up to look at his camera. I didn’t see the …

U.S. Border Fence

U.S. / Mexico Border, Border Field State Park, California Border Field State Park is actually part of the Tijuana River Estuary Reserve. There are kelp strewn along the beach and a part of the beach roped off for snowy plovers. If it weren’t for the complicated political situation, it would just be like any other …

So Close Yet So Far, Border Field State Park

Welcome to Mexico Cell Phone Text Message Last Saturday, La Jolla-based photographer Brian Auer and I went to photograph the U.S. border. Neither of us knew what to expect and turned out to be quite a surreal experience even while driving in. Frustrated Mexican Man Grabbing Tijuana Mexico International Boundary Fence, Border Field State Park, …

Border Line

I’ve been going through a lot of personal matters lately so I decided to escape from all the stress yesterday by going to Tijuana! Well actually the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge, California which is on the Pacific Coast along the U.S. and Mexico border. I’ve never been south of San Diego before and since …