Posts Tagged ‘California’

Mountain Heather, Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Washington Cascades

Pink mountain heather in subalpine meadow, Mount Daniel in background, Wenatchee Mountains, central Washington Cascade Mountains

“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.” — Edward Abbey


1937 Chevrolet Master Deluxe Coupe

1937 vintage Chevrolet master deluxe coupe covered in snow, Bodie State Historic Park, California, USA

“In the end, we all become stories.” — Margaret Atwood See how this photo was made here.


Bristlecone Pine Reaching for the Stars

Bristlecone pine and snow illuminated by moon light with starry sky, Inyo National Forest, White Mountains, California

“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” — Theodore Roosevelt


Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Bridge and surf on Marshall Beach rocks, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, California

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” — Isaac Newton


Coastal Trail, Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, California

Coastal Trail through redwood forest, Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, Del Norte County, California

“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” — John Muir


Vehicle Recalls

1937 Chevrolette Master Deluxe Coupe, Bodie State Historic Park

My 1937 Chevy Coupe shot is in a PrintedArt.com blog post Vehicle Recalls about the character of old cars and the lost stories they keep.  What tales does this car keep clandestine? For the back story on how I made this photo, read Making of ’37 Chevy Coupe.


Printed Arts Curator Selects ‘Abanoned 1937 Chevy Coupe’ as a Top 5 Image

PrintedArt Curator Selects '37 Chevy Coupe as a Top 5 Image

Printed Art curator Lee Rentz has selected my photo Abandoned 1937 Chevy Coupe Deluxe, shot at Bodie State Historic Park, as one of his Top 5 images, saying: The rust and weeds and piled snow of this truck photograph speak to abandonment of the past, at the same time the elegant lines of the truck speak […]


Making of ’37 Chevy Coupe

1937 vintage Chevrolet master deluxe coupe covered in snow, Bodie State Historic Park, California, USA

1937 Chevrolet master deluxe coupe abandoned in Bodie ghost town I usually limit my photo manipulation to simple curves and layers adjustments to fine-tune exposure, subtle contrast and saturation enhancements, and sensor dust cleanup.  Although I have also started experimenting with subtle HDR. However, I did take some liberties with this shot of a 1937 […]