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A Moment in Tuolumne Meadows

A Moment in Tuolumne Meadows

Tuolumne Meadows is a special place for me and my family. I will never forget some of my first visits. I remember starting a back-country trip in the Meadows in June of 1970–when I was 14 years old—…
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Celestial Evening at Tioga Lake

Celestial Evening at Tioga Lake

If you’re a football fan, you’ll recognize this old quote from Vince Lombardi: “Perfecting the art of practice.” It’s something I think about often, and this image is a result of it. I have been worki…
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Night  in Yosemite National Park

Night in Yosemite National Park

I failed miserably on this subject in the Spring of 2018. Milky Way shooting requires a different set of skills than my usual photography, which centers around the KISS rule—keep it simple, stupid!…
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Vanishing Point at Point Reyes

Vanishing Point at Point Reyes

I made it to UCSF for all of my tests—all is fine—and then on to Point Reyes for three days of …. rainy shooting! I have been sorting through images though, and as always, bad weather equals great…
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Soul  of the Coastline

Soul of the Coastline

I have been working on a "Soul of the Desert" gallery for my webpage. But Winter is always a time for introspection, and a time to peruse older work. Most, but not all, Milky Way images are made from…
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Stormy Spring in Death Valley

Stormy Spring in Death Valley

The winter of 2018 and 2019 has gone on and on. Now its the end of March, and the eastern Sierra and Death Valley are still stormy. Margaret and I have made four trips to Death Valley, every visit has…
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Death Valley - Winter of 2019

Death Valley - Winter of 2019

I hate to admit this, but I have hardly photographed in Death Valley in almost thirty years! I have been there many times, and there have been moments with the camera out that lead to some OK capture,…
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The Snowy Winter of 2019

The Snowy Winter of 2019

The 2018-2019 season started slowly, but has come really strong in February; there has been over thirty feet of snow at Mammoth Mountain. It seems that when one of these "atmospheric rivers” gets s…
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