Category Archives: Forest

An Afternoon in the Russian River Valley

(Click on any image to enlarge) I was actually driving around the area west of Windsor along the Russian River looking for old barns to photograph.   As often happens, I found no barns worth shooting, but managed to stumble upon … Continue reading

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An Afternoon at Shiloh Ranch Regional Park

(Click on any image to enlarge) Last week I spent an afternoon hiking through Shiloh Ranch Regional Park, an 860 acre park in the foothills of the Mayacamas Mountains.  The trails wind through many different landscapes, but I was captivated … Continue reading

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Things are Looking Up

(Click on any image to enlarge) Occasionally when I haven’t been able to get out with my camera for a while, I like to go back to some of my older images and see if I can find a new … Continue reading

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Impressions along the Gualala River

(Click on any Image to Enlarge) Several weeks ago, I posted a photo essay of landscape abstracts where I used camera motion as an artifact in creating rather impressionistic images.  Well, I’m back at it again, and this time I … Continue reading

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Landscapes in Motion

(Click on any image to enlarge) I take my photographic inspiration from many sources; the world around me, other art forms, and certainly the works of other photographers, past and present.  One such photographer is William Neill, who has a … Continue reading

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Reflections Along the Mendocino Coast

(Click on Image to Enlarge)   And now for a little change of pace, and season.  I shot this image a few years ago while driving back to Sea Ranch from a day in Mendocino.  It’s somewhere along the Mendocino … Continue reading

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Winter Up in the Gualala Watershed

  We’ve been having some more traditional winter weather here on the North Coast and I wanted to head east up into the Gualala River watershed.  I wanted to find some nice tree specimens to photograph while the clouds remain.  … Continue reading

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December Fog

We’ve been having some stormy weather here at Sea Ranch and between the storms we’ve had a bit of fog push in to the ridge top.  I first headed up into the redwoods here along Timber Ridge and found the … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Sag Ponds

Its Memorial Day Weekend here at Sea Ranch and the tourists abound.  Of course, more than about three people on the bluff trail at any one time seem like a crowd.  So with the combination of high winds and tourists … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Day in Sonoma’s Coast Range

    About a week ago we had a much welcomed rain storm.  I decided to head east along Skaggs-Springs Road through the Coast Range between Sea Ranch and Healdsburg.  The storm had passed so the ground and vegetation were … Continue reading

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Winter Along the Gualala

  The New Year brought some beautiful bright days here along the north coast and I was lucky enough to be able to get out and capture some nice warm afternoon light.  I headed east toward the Gualala River near the … Continue reading

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A Foggy Day near Fort Ross

Yesterday Barbara had a small group of friends from her Italian group over to the house for one of their regular gatherings.  I sometimes hang around, at least long enough to act as Barista making lattes and espressos, but I … Continue reading

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