Category Archives: Location

Remembering old friends: A virtual visit to some of my favorite National Parks


They’ve been there my whole life, waiting for me to get to know them. And everyone I’ve come across, I’ve been amazed by in one way or another. Today, as they shut down, my thoughts wander to our national parks… … Continue reading

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The ethics of disclosing where photographs were taken


I spend a lot of time on public lands and waters, where I see many amazing and delightful things. I photograph them and share them with others. It is not uncommon for people to say, “Wow, where was this taken?” … Continue reading

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Surfing under the Golden Gate Bridge: An Essay in Photos


I headed over to the south side of the Golden Gate Bridge early one morning, just to photograph this iconic bridge from an angle I haven’t experienced as often, and was surprised to find many people surfing. It is a … Continue reading

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Chilly morning frost


I had to run out early this morning, to run some errands. As I was returning, the sky was beginning to lighten and I saw fields frosted white, stretching into the distance and wrapping around a creek that feels the … Continue reading

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Cape Breton and its highlands


I’ve just left the most amazing place- Cape Breton Island, the eastern and northern most part of Nova Scotia. I’ve spent the last few days exploring it by car and by foot, and feel sorry that I have to leave, … Continue reading

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“Why did you come here? I mean now?”


We’ve been here four days now, traveling and exploring, and since we’ve been traveling around, exploring, and engaging the locals of northern Maine and New Brunswick, we seem to get two questions, the second inevitably right on the tail of … Continue reading

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The Great Walker Contest


The clock is ticking, and the window to enter the NZ D.O.C.’s and Air New Zealand’s amazing Great Walker contest is almost closed- only a hair over five hours left at the writing of this post (contest close is 5 … Continue reading

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Photographer’s dream


I just found out that Air New Zealand and NZ’s D.O.C. have come up with the Great Walker contest, and it sounds like a photographer’s dream. Nine weeks to walk New Zealand’s Nine Great Walks, all paid for. All you … Continue reading

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In honor of the Golden Gates 75th


Today there were many celebrations for the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary of its opening up to the public. While I was not able to attend the celebrations, I thought I would post some of the photographs I have taken … Continue reading

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Photographing the common in preparation for the uncommon


One of the greatest aids to becoming a good photographer is to create images of what you find around you. Photograph what interests you, what you can find easily in your day to day life. We are used to seeing … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #4: Golden Gate at Sunrise


I often feel silly taking pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge… It’s been photographed so many times, by so many people (likely it is one of the most photographed object in the bay area), at so many different times of … Continue reading

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Following the tracks of History


Through out the world there are little signs of forgotten life- a barn that is slowly returning to the earth, a shard of pottery washed clean on the banks of a river, orchards that have been swallowed up by forests… … Continue reading

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