A Simple Portrait: Glamour In The Garage

Posted by on May 6, 2020 in Location Photography | No Comments
A Simple Portrait: Glamour In The Garage

Portraits can be produced virtually anywhere and need not be complicated. The objective of this portrait, to mark the subject’s 50th birthday, was to light her in such a manner as to minimize the lines on her face. It was created in a garage work area with an just an average height ceiling. Nuts and […]

Earth Day 2020: Feels Strange This Year

Posted by on Apr 22, 2020 in Location Photography | No Comments
Earth Day 2020: Feels Strange This Year

Earth Day feels strange this year. In years’ past, when I was working full-time as a photographer at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division, there would be a BBQ with displays of an environmentally-conscious nature and a tree-planting to mark the occasion. During this Coronavirus pandemic, we are mostly housebound, honoring stay at home […]

Banning, CA: Struck By The Orderliness

Posted by on Mar 21, 2020 in Location Photography | No Comments
Banning, CA:  Struck By The Orderliness

When I started looking for a new home at Sun Lakes Country Club, I was struck by the orderliness of the community. With few exceptions, every home was well-cared for, with neatly-manicured lawns and flower beds, no oil stains on driveways, quite literally nothing out of place anywhere! Yesterday, a group of neighbors and I […]

Banning, CA: “Pay It Forward” Pays Off

Banning, CA: “Pay It Forward” Pays Off

In early January, I listed my Highland home of 13 years for sale. It sold quickly, allowing me to downsize into another place I’d spotted that would meet my purposes perfectly in the Sun Lakes Country Club community in Banning. Since we couldn’t coordinate the respective escrows with great precision, I opted to spend a […]

Think Tank Photo Introduces Urban Access Sling Bags

Posted by on Dec 10, 2019 in Photo Gear | No Comments
Think Tank Photo Introduces Urban Access Sling Bags

The Urban Access Sling Bags from Think Tank Photo enables you to get to your gear quickly without taking off the pack. Innovative “Slings Both Ways” functionality allows you sling the bag over your left or right shoulder, depending on your preference. By simply switching the shoulder strap to either side of the bag, you can adjust the […]

SBD Air Fest 2019: Ready For Takeoff

Posted by on Nov 3, 2019 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
SBD Air Fest 2019: Ready For Takeoff

SBD Air Fest 2019 came screaming into town yesterday, bringing with it an air show, car show and evening concert all rolled into one. A neighbor shared an extra VIP ticket with me, so I enjoyed the event in fine style.   While some may object to the noise created by an airport, I’m not […]

San Bernardino, CA: Talkin’ Trade With China At SBD International Airport

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Events | No Comments
San Bernardino, CA:  Talkin’ Trade With China At SBD International Airport

San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) was the site of today’s China/San Bernardino International Trade Symposium, a showcase of SBD’s logistics and passenger airline capabilities and ideal geographic location within Southern California’s Inland Empire. A link to Chinese Consul General Zhang Ping’s remarks is here. As politicians continue their economic saber rattling, Washington and Beijing appear […]