Category Archives: Black and White

Sometimes a Specimen Just Comes to you: The Sphynx Moth

(Click on any image to enlarge) This rather large moth is commonly known as a White-lined Sphynx Moth (Hyles lineata), and had somehow found its way into my garage where he succumbed to some unknown malady.  His natural coloring is … Continue reading

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Arch Rock Cove

(Click on Image to Enlarge) A couple of weeks ago I spent a little time along the bluff at Arch Rock Cove here on Sea Ranch.  These rock towers, once a part of the coastline here in the distant past, … Continue reading

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Pebble Beach: the Yin and the Yang

(Click on any image to enlarge) Yesterday I went down to Pebble Beach here at Sea Ranch to try and capture some long-exposures with my ultra-wide angle lens.  I was using some new gear that allowed me to attach some … Continue reading

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Walk On Beach on a Sunny Afternoon

(Click on any image to enlarge) It’s been a little while since I hiked along the sands of Walk-On Beach here at Sea Ranch.   The tide was low enough that I could approach some of the intertidal rock formations and … Continue reading

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What the Eye can’t See: “Gray-scapes” at Smuggler’s Cove

  (Click on any image to expand) We had a pretty overcast day a couple of days ago and I decided to head out to a rocky area just north of Smuggler’s Cove here on Sea Ranch.  I like this … Continue reading

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Revisiting the People of Sakha

(Click on any image to enlarge) Back in June, 2014 I posted a story about the people of Sakha who visited our area for a couple of weeks as part of a larger celebration of the Russian heritage of this … Continue reading

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Black Point on a Lazy Spring Afternoon

(Click on any image to enlarge) Yesterday the weather was kind of in and out foggy and misty with a little spotty sun here and there.  I decided to head out to the very end of Black Point as I … Continue reading

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The Barns at Bihler Point: Coming out of the Mist

(Click on any image to expand) A few days ago we had a nice fog envelope the coast which is always a good time to head out with my camera.  I decided to check out the barns at Bihler Point … Continue reading

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Capturing the Sea in Motion – Continuing the Study

(Click on any image to enlarge) These images from Del Mar Cove here on Sea Ranch continue the study of the sea in motion.  For these images I used an extended exposure from 6 to 30 seconds.  As I mentioned … Continue reading

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Capturing the Sea in Motion: A Study

(Click on any image to enlarge) I often enjoy going down to the beach in late afternoon.  And while not quite the golden hour, it’s a time of day that seems to suit me and my subject.  This day I … Continue reading

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Return to Old Salt Point Homestead

A few years ago I posted a short story about an old dilapidated homestead in Salt Point State Park.  I thought I would revisit this place as its aging structures continue to be overtaken by time and their surroundings.  The … Continue reading

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Lens on the Past

  I took this image back in 2009 at the Point Arena Lighthouse.  I thought it would be interesting to take another look at this shot of a segment of the lens that was used in the reconstructed lighthouse after … Continue reading

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