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A Yosemite Story

June 3, 2019 by
A Yosemite Story

I want to tell you a story… For an age of the earth, hundreds of thousands of years, so long in fact that evolution had time to specialize much of the biom, ice lay across the face of the earth. … Continue reading

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Endangered Species Day & the San Diego Zoo

May 17, 2019 by
Endangered Species Day & the San Diego Zoo

Today is Endangered Species Day, and I wanted to take a minute to reflect on that via some thoughts and pictures from the San Diego Zoo and it’s sister the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. A Different Sort of Zoo … Continue reading

Tags: caracal cheetah elephant lemur lion owl rhino san diego zoo

Creativity, Social Media & Selection Bias

May 14, 2019 by
Creativity, Social Media & Selection Bias

Where do the ideas of artists come from? It’s an old question, and not surprisingly, different cultures have had different ideas about it. Our modern world loves to talk about the “AH HA!” moment where the lone genius synthesizes a … Continue reading

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To See a Cheetah Run

May 7, 2019 by
To See a Cheetah Run

Our short time in San Diego was good for many reasons, not the least of which was the San Diego Zoo and it’s sister the Safari Park. Weather permitting, the Safari Park hosts a cheetah run daily. It is something … Continue reading

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Photo Workshop Planning: A Moment of Clarity

March 4, 2019 by
Photo Workshop Planning: A Moment of Clarity

I was sitting around my dinning room table with a couple of large sheets of paper trying to plan out my workshops and teaching for the next two years. Teaching in Austin, and around the US while living in California … Continue reading

Tags: photography planning. travel teaching workshop

Teardrop: A Short Shakedown Trip

January 16, 2019 by
Teardrop: A Short Shakedown Trip

It’s been a quiet few months photography wise. After my trip to Bosque in early December, not much has happened, at least with a camera in front of my eye. Between the shutdown and our busy live, we canceled our … Continue reading

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About that Highlight Reel…

January 1, 2019 by
About that Highlight Reel…

It’s that time of year again, the arbitrary orbital location where we increment the year counter and reset the month counter back to 1. Why the hell don’t we start at 0 like a sane species? Regardless, it’s time for … Continue reading

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Visiting Bosque del Apache

December 17, 2018 by
Visiting Bosque del Apache

If I’m honest, this was not my first trip to Bosque del Apache, but just the first one that matters. Last spring I stopped by, but long after all the migratory birds had left. This time, I was there during … Continue reading

Tags: birding bosque del apache fall color photography road trip snow geese
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