Last March, my wife and I rented a resort apartment for a week in Princeville on Kauai, Hawaii. We drove all the way around the island to reach the entrance to Waimea Canyon, but it was so socked in with fog and clouds and rain that for most of the subsequent scenic drive we feared that we wouldn’t be able to see it. … Continue readingWaimea Sunbreak
My first of three trips to Oxnard last year was only a few weeks after I received my new Nikon Z7. I really hadn’t had much time to use it yet, so I spent an evening after dark walking around the hotel grounds taking pictures of whatever looked interesting. Since it was dark outside, everything I could photograph was lit by artificial light. … Continue readingOxnard in Artificial Light
Less than twenty minutes after taking Volcanic Dawn, the photograph featured in the previous post, I had the camera perched on the tripod for this shot. Without moving the camera, I took 23 shots over about three minutes. … Continue readingLava Seascape
Apparently not everyone is fond of rattlesnakes, so this post begins a series about Hawaii instead. While there are no venomous snakes in Hawaii, this little corner of Oahu is covered in vicious lava rock spikes that seem even more dangerous. … Continue readingVolcanic Dawn
While in Lofoten this past May, I spent a few days exploring the islands by car. One of the places I visited was Unstad, which has a nice beach that is popular with—believe it or not—surfers. It’s a pretty area, but … Continue readingRaking the Grass in Lofoten
As mentioned in an earlier post, last month I spent a few hours exploring the Painted Hill Trail in Tucson, Arizona. In that post, I alluded to a bizarre crested saguaro—well, this is it. … Continue readingThumbs-Up!