Category Archives: Wildflowers

Spring Glow at Sea Ranch

In between a few small storms recently we’ve had some spectacular weather here on the North Coast.   I’ve put off boasting about our great weather here for a while as I still have family and friends in Long Island. … Continue reading

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Isolated Landscapes

In my previous post, “Intimate Spring Landscapes,” I showed how using an ultra-wide angle lens (14mm) can be used to create an up-close and personal view of a subject. The optics of this lens offers the ability to also capture … Continue reading

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Intimate Spring Landscapes

Spring is in full swing here on the Ranch and I thought I’d head out to the Walk-On Beach bluff to see if the wildflowers were blooming. The bluff there is pretty unprotected from the wind so the few wildflowers … Continue reading

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Star Lily Surprise

  A few days ago I decided to head out to the Salal Creek waterfall here on Sea Ranch to check out the photo-ops.  Along the way I came across this nice little specimen of the Star Lily (Zigadenus fremontii) … Continue reading

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Spring is Back…The Trillium have Arrived!

The rains have stopped here for a bit and my shop work for the day was done so I headed up to the Timber Ridge area of Sea Ranch to see if there were any spring wildflowers.  I love the … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

It seems like it was only yesterday that I was posting all manner of spring and summer wildflowers, and yet here we are nearing the end of summer.  I was sitting on the bluff yesterday with my camera just looking for … Continue reading

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Portable Sunshine – Fun with Off-Camera Flash

It was the first day of summer and I wanted to get out and about to see what I might find to celebrate the occasion.  Actually, I was hoping to find some Leopard Lilies which often appear by now.  And … Continue reading

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Windy Daze

 In the last few posts I’ve been ducking the wind in favor of the forest, so now I thought I’d share a little taste of the windy coast.  These shots were taken near Sculpture Point here on Sea Ranch.   Even … Continue reading

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Back to the Forest

Spring is continuing its surge here along the coast and with it comes the wind.  Luckily the forests provide a calm alternative for hiking on these blustery days.  When we first moved here full time many of the locals would … Continue reading

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Springtime along Timber Ridge, The Sea Ranch

After crawling along the ground for my last few posts, I wanted to get out and get back to shooting some more landscapes.  The wind here has been howling pretty well, so I headed to one of my favorite spots … Continue reading

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Back to Springtime

Springtime continues its march here along California’s north coast, and we’re starting to see the Camas pop up in the meadows here at Sea Ranch.  The first image shows a nice close up of Camassia quamash var. linearis in the … Continue reading

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Trillium Really Do Change Their Color

After my last post my brother Chris, while mentioning that Trillium was one of his favorite flowers, also reminded me that it also changes its color to pink as it ages.   So I headed back to the forest ridge to … Continue reading

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