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San Francisco at night

A little deviation from nature photography today, because I like to try different kinds of photography. Back in May, I did a San Francisco night photography tour with John Gunther.  John was a terrific and easy going guide, and very … Continue reading

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Death Valley at sunset

Last November Pepe and I were in Death Valley National Park.  Nearing sunset one day, we were in an area with large broad sand dunes.   The low angle of the sunset made beautiful warm colors and lovely shadows.

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The back of the flower can be as pretty as the front

One of my favorite local places to go for macro photography is the Marin Art and Garden Center, in Ross, California.  They have beautiful gardens, with much of interest for the macro shooter.   When I go during weekdays the … Continue reading

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Cascade Pass

A couple of weeks ago Pepe and I were in Seattle visiting friends.  Naturally we wanted to do some hikes in the area.  Since we intended to drive the Cascade Loop (which we could not complete becausue of major forest fires … Continue reading

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Look up! Owl!

Yesterday I spent the better part of the day at Point Reyes National Seashore.  It was a NANPA photography meetup led by John Gunther.  I have done a night photography workshop with John, and he was the main reason that I went … Continue reading

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Cacti Cluster

I was taking a walk in the neighborhood with my husband, and stopped to look at one of the gardens that has always interested me.  This garden has a lot of cacti, and this cluster struck me with their beautiful … Continue reading

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Tamalpais Coyote

Some months ago, in the fall, my friend Jim and I took our cameras into the redwoods on Mt. Tamalpais near my home.   We wanted to photograph the fall colors in the redwood forest.  At one point I saw … Continue reading

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