Spring Snowstorm in Yosemite

I went to Yosemite this past weekend with my friend, John, in hopes of photographing Yosemite Valley in fresh snow. A 100% chance of rain was predicted for most of the day on Saturday with snow forecasted over the evening and morning hours. It didn’t quite work out that way as it didn’t rain at …

Pacifica

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 …

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 …

Calaveras Big Trees

We left the Bay Area knowing that it was probably going to rain a little bit. My original plan was to camp somewhere along the Sonora Pass but I had no desire to camp at that high of an elevation during a storm so I decided on Calaveras Big Trees State Park. It was raining …