This is probably one of the most remote and windy places in California. At this location, in the Point Reyes peninsula, winds of 60 mph are common and the highest wind speed ever recorded was 133 mph. Fortunately this day the wind was not so strong. I wanted to convey the feeling of immensity and … Continue reading The Point Reyes Peninsula.
I had been planning this image for a while. Stars are a beautiful subject to photograph but also deeply fascinating and, in many ways, mysterious. The place I chose to take this shot from was ideal but what I didn’t know is that I was not supposed to be there at night and a few … Continue reading Milky Way Over Lake Tahoe
Sunrise is a perfect time to photograph birds. They are very active and full of energy in the early morning. Not every sunrise or sunset presents the same opportunity in terms of color. In this case, the clouds turned into a huge red color source that gave the whole lake this even warm color. I … Continue reading Egret at Sunrise
Landscape photography sometimes is not just about finding an interesting place but more often than not is about making a place interesting by finding the right lighting conditions This place is about 20 minutes from Carmel Valley on the California coast. I recently learned that the bridge was built in 1932. I visited this area … Continue reading Bixby Bridge Under Moonlight
My fascination with stars started when I was a little child and for a long time I've been wanting to try to capture the whole portion of the Milky Way, visible in the summer sky from the northern hemisphere and I recently was able to try for the first time during a trip to Yosemite. … Continue reading The Arch of the Milky Way
The Rokinon 24mm f1.4 has been around for a while now and its existence has been greately justified by the lack of affordable alternatives por people who need a fast 24mm lens that wll deliver excellent image quality wide open, which is the case for photographers working in a low light environment where they don't … Continue reading The Rokinon 24mm f1.4
The Bristlecone Pines rank as the oldest living trees on Earth, some of them exceed 4000 years of age and in California they are located in a remote area close to the Nevada border called The White Mountains. The road that goes up to about 10,000 feet to reach this forest is called White Mountains … Continue reading Photographing The Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest