Banning, CA: “Hot August Nights” Steamrolls into Old Town

Posted by on Aug 9, 2020 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
Banning, CA: “Hot August Nights” Steamrolls into Old Town

Vintage car aficionados flocked to Old Town Banning on Friday for the first “Hot August Nights” car show. Sponsored by the Banning Chamber of Commerce and held concurrently with Banning Market Night, the event featured displays of vintage automobiles from across the Inland Empire, including the beautiful 1956 Chevy Belair displayed by Mike Mendoza of […]

Banning, CA: Men At Work

Posted by on Jul 11, 2020 in Commercial/Industrial Subjects | No Comments
Banning, CA: Men At Work

Some good news, some bad. First, the bad news: Two palms in my backyard were deemed by the HOA to be encroaching on neighboring properties. Now, the good news: I didn’t like the trees anyway. They were dirty and required too much maintenance considering how little shade they provided. Ultimately they will be replaced by […]

Banning, CA: Patriotic Pride on Parade

Posted by on Jul 5, 2020 in Events | No Comments
Banning, CA: Patriotic Pride on Parade

Despite the continuing Coronavirus pandemic, the patriotic pride of Sun Lakes Country Club residents was on full display this weekend during the annual 4th of July Cart and Float parade. I heard some grousing that the parade was smaller than usual and didn’t include classic cars, but this being my first July 4th here in […]

From the Archives: Hospital Photography Portfolio

Posted by on Jun 30, 2020 in Commercial/Industrial Subjects | No Comments
From the Archives: Hospital Photography Portfolio

A recent contact with the marketing and communications representative of a local hospital prompted me to review past assignments pertaining to healthcare organizations and the communities they serve. Click on any thumbnail to reach an attachment page with additional details about each image.

Banning, CA: Market Night Returns

Posted by on Jun 20, 2020 in Events | No Comments
Banning, CA: Market Night Returns

Banning Chamber of Commerce held their first Banning Market Night since the Coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of such large public gatherings. By all appearances yesterday’s event was a success: Most wore face coverings as mandated due to a recent spike in Covid-19 cases and appeared to enjoy being able to escape their homes for […]

Bobcats In My Back Yard: The Sequel

Posted by on Jun 2, 2020 in Location Photography | No Comments
Bobcats In My Back Yard: The Sequel

Sunday morning, I heard something scratching on one of the palm trees and a couple of crows were making a terrible racket in the back yard. I looked out and spotted not one, but two bobcat kittens, climbing on the tree. I grabbed my camera and caught this one in the act, while the other […]

Banning, CA: Bobcats In My Back Yard

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Banning, CA: Bobcats In My Back Yard

I’ve heard there’s lots of wildlife here in Sun Lakes. We back up onto hillsides covered in dense chaparral and there’s a field to the east of us so I shouldn’t be surprised. Bobcat and coyote sightings are almost a daily occurrence. I captured a few frames of this bobcat kitten standing on a fencepost […]

From The Archives: No Graduation Celebrations This Year

Posted by on May 13, 2020 in Events | No Comments
From The Archives: No Graduation Celebrations This Year

With mandates such as social distancing and no groups larger than ten persons during the current Coronavirus pandemic, we won’t be enjoying any graduation celebrations in 2020 like this one, taken on assignment for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, in 2012.