A Day at the Ranch

 I’ve always felt that the buildings and trees at Pierce Point Ranch have character as they are extremely weathered. The foggy weather was an ideal complement in my opinion. So much of travel and landscape photography including my own uses the same color palette (sunrise / sunset colors) that I’ve learned to enjoy photographing in dreary …

The Eighth Wonder of the World

 Teddy Roosevelt once called Burney Falls, “the eighth wonder of the world”.  While there is some stiff competition for that title, Burney Falls didn’t disappoint. I’ve seen a number of waterfalls in my lifetime and Burney Falls is one of the best for sure. It’s not a large waterfall nor has a large volume of …

Favorite Photos From 2013

 This is my 4th year of participating in Jim Goldstein’s Annual “Your Best Photos Blog Project” highlighting my favorite photos of the year. You can see my selections from 2012, 2011 and 2010. 2013 for me was the most exciting but also one of toughest years of my life. 2013 started off with me having …

Low-Hanging Fruit Photography

 As mentioned in the previous post, I recently visited Lake Tahoe for the first time. The obvious thing to do would be to post an Emerald Bay scenic photo with deep blue water but I’m not going to do that this time. Don’t get me wrong, I had a great time enjoying the world-class view …