#BEERFORSB: Huge Turnout For Benefit to Aid Victims of Mass Shooting

Posted by on Dec 26, 2015 in art, business, culture, news, photography | No Comments

Hundreds turned out for today’s 12-hour fundraiser at Hangar 24 in Redlands to benefit the victims and their families of the December 2 mass shooting at Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. Castle Pines, a band from Corona, was among the acts to perform during the event. Lead singer Leandro Barrientos peeled off his shirt […]

Forest Falls, CA: The Sound Of Mountain Water

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in art, culture, environment, photography | No Comments

I made my annual Thanksgiving pilgrimage to Big Falls this morning and managed to make a nice picture for my trouble. Every year, I am reminded of a line from Wallace Stegner’s The Sound of Mountain Water: “Something will have gone out of us as a people if we ever let the remaining wilderness be destroyed … […]

Rendezvous Back To Route 66: Where The Cars Are The Stars

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015 in business, culture, news, photography | No Comments

Keeping with my theme today of making pictures at the extremes of the day, I ventured into downtown San Bernardino late this afternoon to visit the third annual Rendezvous Back to Route 66 car show. Held the last two years at San Manuel Stadium, this year the event returned to the streets of downtown after being run out […]

Santa Fe Photo Workshops: Where The West Was Won

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in art, culture, education, photography, travel | No Comments

On our second day of Santa Fe Photographic Workshops’ “Location Photography and Lighting” with Joe McNally, we ventured a short distance out of town to Eaves Movie Ranch, a western town built for filming and apparently popular with the growing New Mexico film/movie industry, having served as the backdrop for various western-themed productions. My goal […]

Santa Fe Photo Workshops: Getting Acquainted, Getting Busy

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in art, culture, education, photography, technology | No Comments

Week before last I had the opportunity to attend “Location Photography and Lighting” taught by Joe McNally at Santa Fe Photography Workshops in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I used to do a lot of environmental portraits, but not so much anymore, and wanted to brush up my skills and learn some new tips, tricks, techniques and […]

Redlands, CA: Mary Poppins Trumps Weekly Market Night

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in business, culture, photography, travel | No Comments

I ventured into Redlands Thursday for Market Night. I wanted to continue to road test a new lens I picked up recently. With the opening of Mary Poppins at the Nearby Redlands Bowl, the weekly event was cancelled. I found this couple, enjoying their cocktails on the porch at The State, a relatively new restaurant. […]