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This one was shot a little while after I got this earlier shot. As I had mentioned in my earlier post, I had stopped by El Capitan meadow to photograph the black oaks while it was still snowing. After a while it stopped snowing and there was a brief interruption in the storm with blue [...]
I made a day trip to Yosemite as a late snow storm moved through the park. I was a able to catch 2 breaks in the storm, one from noon to 2pm and then a very short one at 5. As I drove back west well before sunset, I went through some heavy snowfall and [...]
Frost builds up on fallen leaves along the American River Parkway and luckily I reached to it before the sun could
Living close to a place with potential has a definite advantage. For one, you don;t have to set the alarm too early to catch good light, which is a good thing during the winter This location is about 15mins drive for me and on this particular day, I could reach here early, before sunrise to [...]
I witnessed a gorgeous sunset a while back and since traveling long distance after work was not an option, I managed to spend some time at a seasonal pond here in Folsom.
A Great White Heron basking in the warm early morning light along the American River.
A peaceful scene at the Merced NWR, just before the noisy liftoff shown in my previous post.
I spent an afternoon at the Merced NWR trying to photograph Ross Geese, who spend their winter here in large numbers (something like 50-60k). Most of the time, I was waiting by a seasonal pond waiting for them lift-off while listening to their noisy cryptic chatter. There were few anxious moments when it looked like [...]
On a recent trip to Mendocino with friends and family, my initial intension was not to take out my camera and spoil the fun for the rest. Initially, my plan sounded reasonable since the entire coast was blanketed in fog for most part of the day. But as it always happens, the fog started clearing [...]
The plan was to head towards the coast to do some beach photoshoot, but while I was driving I could see the coastal fog just over the top of the ridges. I usually take Hwy 84 to reach ca-1 from Sunnyvale which puts me very close to Pescadero State Beach. On the way ther is [...]