Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Interstate-5 Sunset at 65 Miles Per

I-5 at sunset: blurry, dark, fiery, flat. Jackson took these during a February road trip this year. I was driving and told him to get the camera out. He did a good job. If you click on these they're going to get big. See what happens.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Three Northern California Sunsets

This crazy long summer, going half way into October with subtropical skies.

Bonus east coast sunset: Lords Point - Stonington, Connecticut

Monday, September 28, 2015

Enders Island Garden - Stonington, Connecticut

The gardens at the Enders Island retreat are so beautiful, especially because they're growing along the peaceful walking paths of an actual tiny island in Stonington, Connecticut, all framed by the Atlantic. One of the most beautiful places I've ever seen.

An especially vibrant batch of dahlias.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Knobby Tree, Central Park, NYC

Growing behind a park bench overlooking the East Side. It was so knobby I could not ignore it.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Ruth Bancroft Garden - Walnut Creek, California (June, 2015)

The Ruth Bancroft Garden is having their annual sculpture show right now. We saw a few large-scale artworks getting installed on this afternoon walk. It was painfully hot this day—102 degrees would be my guess. My camera, with its tiny lens, struggles in the bright light of the summer sun. And the garden, with its crazy array of sculptural plants (never mind the sculptures, which are varied and plentiful—the plants are just as sculptural in my opinion), still alludes my ability to find a fixed focal point when I'm shooting here. Maybe it's one of those places that has to be experienced in person. Or I should try shooting people standing next to the plants to give the sense of scope.

Bear with the exposures and experience the textures.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Trona Pinnacles, California

If you're driving anywhere near Ridgecrest, California, be sure to stop by the Trona Pinnacles. More than 500 tufa formations on a river bed that dried up 10,000 years ago. You can hike around, marvel at the desert weirdness, and if you're lucky to arrive a couple days after a rainstorm—see some wildflowers. More here.