Archive for the ‘Berkeley’ Category

There is an embarrassment of riches in raptors these days. The other night it rained (slightly) and the next morning I decided to neglect my responsibilities for a short bit and take a walk in Tilden Park to photograph what I saw. I was picturing in one of the meadows I frequent and out of the corner […]


Here are pictures of the aforementioned Peregrine Falcon. It seems to have arrived a couple of weeks ago, but lately has been gone more than not. The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest animal in the animal kingdom. It has been clocked at more than 200 miles an hour. When they dive for prey it’s called […]


Hello World, It has been a dreadfully long time since I’ve posted anything on this blog. I won’t bore you with the details of why, or what’s been going on, but I plan to make an effort to add a few posts soon, to exercise my words and as a way to organize a few […]


Front Yard

26May14

The landscaping in our front yard has not done well. A combination of poor plant choices by previous owners, irrigation that seems to have faltered and the drought. We had some shrubs/trees taken out that left the yard feeling naked. All a work in progress. But thanks to our kids the front yard has some […]


The other night I had an opportunity to take my first dusk-time photo walk in Tilden Park in a very long while. I grabbed a quick bite while the light softened and then headed up.  The frustrating thing is that the major sewer project is still ongoing and I had to park further away from […]


Dark Time

15May14

Seems the only time there is for photographs is night time, and only on rare occassions. Might as well take what you can get.


Sometimes, I wonder if chunks of concrete dream of being rocks. Forced into strict shapes, and then at some point broken free. The other day I read a post about being original. Show the world something they’ve never seen before. The point was, if you are standing next to a dozen other photographers, you’re probably […]