Tag Archives: Tomales Bay

Anatomy of a photo #28: Great Blue Heron, boats and mist Part II


When photographing wildlife, the situation is constantly changing. The “wild” in wildlife is not there by accident. These animals and birds are not trained, they act and react according to their own needs and instincts. There is no studio, no … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #27: Great blue heron, boats and mist Part I


As I drive my local roads I am usually on the look out for interesting animals in interesting places, that are fairly accessible- i.e. safe place to park, I can get good views and angles without spooking the subject away, … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Photo #23: The bobcat marks its territory


I sat there, photographing this bobcat as it sauntered down the beach. I saw it stiffen slightly as it saw me, but it barely paused, as it kept on towards me. As it walked down the shore, I took many … Continue reading

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Birds of Tomales Bay: The Common Loon: A video


The Common Loon. I see these birds often, as I kayak along Tomales Bay and the Point Reyes National Seashore, and I am always sure to tell them, “There’s nothing common about you.” They are a fun bird to watch … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #18: Boat and fog


Early morning light is some of the best, but living out here on the edge of a continent, we sometimes have what we call “fog.” I’ve found that there are times when “fog” can create a late or second “magic … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a photo #1: Tomales Bay reflections


This is the first in a new series I am starting on the blog. Every few days I will post a “Photo of the Day” and explain how I captured that particular image, what I was thinking as I tried … Continue reading

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Photo essay: Clammers on Tomales Bay: Part II


Part 2 in my Tomales Bay clamming series is hi lighted by Eloy Garcia, a man that has been visiting Tomales Bay, California for decades. Eloy’s method of catching his clams differs greatly from the majority of clammers out here. … Continue reading

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Clammers: A photo essay: Part I


I wanted to fool around with the idea of a photo essay, which is essentially a series of pictures with little or no text, but that still tells a story. This is Part I, and it is images of people clamming … Continue reading

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Shorebirds of Tomales Bay: Scrub Jay (video)


This is the very first video I tried making on my new SLR body. You can tell. I don’t have much of a handle on the technique, but the subject matter is fun. I spend a lot of my time … Continue reading

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