A bit of night photography in Anza Borrego As I was thinking of a title for this post, Josh Groban’s song Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) came to mind. I did a bit of research on this song and found out, thanks to Wikipedia, that this song is a tribute to Vincent van Gogh and a…Read More
One of the main reasons I headed to the desert last weekend (other than wildflower hunting and some rest & relaxation) was to meet a group of photographers I “met” on Google+. I asked my parents to come with me, not only for their company (which I love) but also because meeting a bunch of…Read More
Although I’ve lived in Southern California for many years (before and after my time in Sicily) I had never been to Anza Borrego Desert State Park. I heard about the stunning Spring wildflower displays and wanted to visit. This year I finally grabbed the opportunity! My mom and dad brought their travel trailer down, we…Read More
The Argus Rangefinder, aka The Brick The Argus C3 Rangefinder, produced from 1939 to 1966, was dubbed “the brick” by photographers due to its size, shape, and weight. I came across an Argus C3 in an antique shop a couple of years ago and, knowing nothing about it, had to have it. I had no idea…Read More
Last weekend I participated in Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photo Walk! I had a blast and hope to be a part of this event every year. Last year I led a walk in Sicily. Although I would have had fun leading a walk this year my schedule was too erratic to commit as a leader, but I’m glad…Read More
Most people, when they think about San Diego, they picture sunny days at the beach. However, those who visit during June are often a bit disappointed to find that the fog often lingers through the day and the cool breeze sometime necessitates a sweatshirt. Its called June Gloom – and I love it! California beach…Read More
Yesterday’s Photo Walk was a success!! I shared the afternoon/evening with 15 awesome people, some old friends, and some new. Most of my group hadn’t been to Ragusa Ibla before and they fell in love with the city as I do each and every time I visit. Due to the “joys” of the GPS about…Read More
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