From The Archives: Cooling Off With An Epic Squirt Gun Battle

Posted by on Jul 27, 2019 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
From The Archives: Cooling Off With An Epic Squirt Gun Battle

It’s been hot this week in the IE, so I’ve spent much of my time indoors sorting and cataloging files on an old hard drive. I stumbled on this photo, from 2005 if the clock in my camera was set correctly, which seems to fit the weather we’re currently experiencing. As a former newspaper photojournalist, […]

From The Archives: Adobe Stock Is On Fire

From The Archives: Adobe Stock Is On Fire

Adobe (ADBE) has been in the news lately. The Motley Fool financial website suggests it’s one of the best software stocks around, given its performance so far this year. The news reminded me of this photo I made some years back, during PhotoShop World 2010 in Las Vegas, showing Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen welcoming faithful […]

Winning Photos Reflect Inland Empire & Fair/Festival Themes

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Events, Location Photography | No Comments
Winning Photos Reflect Inland Empire & Fair/Festival Themes

Two of my photos placed in this year’s 104th National Orange Show Citrus Fair photography contest. The one above, showing carnival rides at dusk during the San Bernardino County Fair in 2017, took first place in the “Fair/Festival” theme category, while below, showing San Bernardino Peak covered with snow in February seen from Base Line […]

Lake Elsinore, CA: Wet Winter Results In Wildflower “Superbloom”

Posted by on Feb 27, 2019 in Destinations, Location Photography | No Comments
Lake Elsinore, CA:  Wet Winter Results In Wildflower “Superbloom”

I ventured down to Walker Canyon in Lake Elsinore to see the wildflowers blooming on the hillsides. Apparently the trails are only open on weekends, creating a mess as visitors traipse around the barriers and among the flowers to photograph themselves, trampling the delicate blooms in the process. Motorists often park along the side of […]

Forest Falls, CA: Expecting Rain And Snow This Week

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Location Photography | No Comments
Forest Falls, CA: Expecting Rain And Snow This Week

I woke up earlier than usual this morning, courtesy my cat. I got to enjoy hearing the expected rainstorm as it started. There’s rain in the forecast for much of the next week. I expect we’ll get scenes like the above, captured some years ago, during a morning snowstorm in the local mountains, a short […]

Highland, CA: Looks Like Winter From The East Valley

Posted by on Dec 9, 2018 in Destinations, Location Photography | No Comments
Highland, CA: Looks Like Winter From The East Valley

I took a short drive this afternoon to see what San Bernardino Peak and Mt. San Gorgonio looked like covered in snow following the recent storm from various locations around town. I made photos of a new housing development with the snow-covered peaks in the background, and along Base Line at various vantage points. It […]

Big Bear Lake, CA: It’s About Time We Started Getting Some Snow

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 in Destinations, Location Photography | No Comments
Big Bear Lake, CA: It’s About Time We Started Getting Some Snow

Going back through more old pictures, I found this one I really enjoyed from 10 years ago. A late May snowstorm surprised everyone, including this carved bear at the entrance to a business in Big Bear Lake. I wouldn’t mind being pleasantly surprised by a healthy snowfall this year, it’s about time we started getting […]