Category Archives: Landscapes

Images of landscapes

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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Storm off Galleon’s Point

  We had a pretty nice storm here along the North Coast a few days ago and I ventured out to one of my favorite spots to shoot the sunset.  I’ve shot this scene at Galleon’s Point on Sea Ranch … Continue reading

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Autumn along the Gualala

Fall is settling in here along the north coast and I always enjoy going down to the Gualala River in the late afternoon this time of year.  There is a rather thick stand of white alders at the junction of … Continue reading

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Arched Rock Cove, a Study in Black and White

A few days ago, during the tail end of hurricane Patricia, we had some large surf here on the north coast.  I wanted to continue my experimentation with black and white photography so I headed down to Galleon’s Point on … Continue reading

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An Autumn Afternoon at the Beach

We had our first light rain the other night and our first sense that fall has finally arrived here on the north coast.  I spent a nice late afternoon at Walk-On Beach here at Sea Ranch, watching the heavy surf … Continue reading

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A Return to Black and White

The beach is a wonderful place to experiment with black and white photography.  As much as I love the vibrant colors here along the Sonoma coast I’m still drawn to the challenge of creating different moods using black and white … Continue reading

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Dahlias, Dahlias, and More Dahlias

  A week or so ago Barbara and I went up again to the Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden in Fort Bragg.  This time we up there with our friends Nancy and Jim and we soon found ourselves amidst the special … Continue reading

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A Black and White Day at the Beach

I’ve been experimenting with my new camera and I thought I’d focus a little on some black and white photography.  The sand, surf, sky and sandstone rocks of the beach all conspire to produce great B&W images.  So I spent … Continue reading

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A  Day in a not-so-ordinary Garden

I’m baaaack!  Actually I never really left; I was just working in a different part of my website.  Over the last few months I’ve been working in my shop on a furniture commission for some very good friends here on … Continue reading

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Black Point Barn and Cabin at The Sea Ranch

Over the last week or so the fog has moved in and out off the ocean at various times throughout the day.  The light was very interesting because the fog was really just the marine layer which has a very … 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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