George H. W. Bush: A Life Of Public Service, 1924-2018

Posted by on Dec 1, 2018 in Events | No Comments
George H. W. Bush: A Life Of Public Service, 1924-2018

Bush’s 40-year career in public service included serving as envoy to China and head of the CIA under Ford. From today’s The New York Times: “George H. W. Bush was the best one-term president the country has ever had, and one of the most underrated presidents of all time,” James A. Baker III, the former […]

San Bernardino Nat’l Forest, CA: Will We Get A Good Snow Year?

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Destinations, Location Photography | No Comments
San Bernardino Nat’l Forest, CA: Will We Get A Good Snow Year?

In going through some old files, I came across this favorite from some years ago, showing a father and son thoroughly enjoying themselves at Snowdrift Snow Tubing Park a few miles up the hill in the San Bernardino National Forest. Recents rains and today’s low temperatures have me hopeful we’ll get a good snow year.

Think Tank Photo: Black Friday Weekend Specials

Posted by on Nov 23, 2018 in Photo Gear | No Comments
Think Tank Photo: Black Friday Weekend Specials

Our friends at Think Tank Photo just announced their Black Friday specials.  It will put its popular Airport Advantage Plus rolling camera bag on sale at 50% over Black Friday weekend. In addition, several of its most popular camera bags will be on sale at 40% starting on Black Friday and through December 2nd.  And […]

Riverside, CA: Looking Forward To Festival Of Lights

Posted by on Nov 23, 2018 in Events | No Comments
Riverside, CA:  Looking Forward To Festival Of Lights

I’m looking forward to checking out the annual Festival of Lights in downtown Riverside. Every year, shortly after Labor Day, crews begin the monumental task of decorating The Mission Inn for the event, which begins with the lighting ceremony the day after Thanksgiving and ends around New Years Day. It’s pretty amazing to me that […]

Think Tank Photo: BackLight In Stock Again

Posted by on Oct 31, 2018 in Photo Gear | No Comments
Think Tank Photo:  BackLight In Stock Again

Our friends at Think Tank Photo/MindShift Gear just alerted us that their very popular BackLight rear-entry backpacks are back in stock.  These may be the most popular backpacks in all of outdoor photography.  They come in three sizes (36 liter, 26 liter, 18 liter), two colors, and are extremely comfortable, especially when you are carrying […]

San Bernardino, CA: Where The Cars Are The Stars

Posted by on Oct 7, 2018 in Events | 2 Comments
San Bernardino, CA:  Where The Cars Are The Stars

               

Fall Arrives: Reminds Me of Geese Flying South For Winter

Posted by on Sep 22, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Fall Arrives: Reminds Me of Geese Flying South For Winter

Hard to believe that fall has arrived. I’ve got the windows closed and the A/C blowing while the temperature outside is in the mid-90s. The change of seasons this time of year always reminds me of Canada Geese flying south for the winter, as seen here in a photo taken early one January morning, with snow […]

Photo Gear: Profoto Introduces B10 OCF

Posted by on Sep 14, 2018 in Photo Gear | No Comments
Photo Gear: Profoto Introduces B10 OCF

Profoto has introduced the B10 Off Camera Flash (OCF). This versatile and powerful light is actually very compact—about the size of a coffee can—yet it provides up to 400 full-power flashes per charge. The B10 OCF comes with a Li-Ion battery, a 3A charger, stand adapter, protective cap and a case. A Duo Kit is also available with includes two heads, double […]