Sunday morning, I heard something scratching on one of the palm trees and a couple of crows were making a terrible racket in the back yard. I looked out and spotted not one, but two bobcat kittens, climbing on the tree. I grabbed my camera and caught this one in the act, while the other […]
I’ve heard there’s lots of wildlife here in Sun Lakes. We back up onto hillsides covered in dense chaparral and there’s a field to the east of us so I shouldn’t be surprised. Bobcat and coyote sightings are almost a daily occurrence. I captured a few frames of this bobcat kitten standing on a fencepost […]
With mandates such as social distancing and no groups larger than ten persons during the current Coronavirus pandemic, we won’t be enjoying any graduation celebrations in 2020 like this one, taken on assignment for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, in 2012.
Portraits can be produced virtually anywhere and need not be complicated. The objective of this portrait, to mark the subject’s 50th birthday, was to light her in such a manner as to minimize the lines on her face. It was created in a garage work area with an just an average height ceiling. Nuts and […]
Earth Day feels strange this year. In years’ past, when I was working full-time as a photographer at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division, there would be a BBQ with displays of an environmentally-conscious nature and a tree-planting to mark the occasion. During this Coronavirus pandemic, we are mostly housebound, honoring stay at home […]
When I started looking for a new home at Sun Lakes Country Club, I was struck by the orderliness of the community. With few exceptions, every home was well-cared for, with neatly-manicured lawns and flower beds, no oil stains on driveways, quite literally nothing out of place anywhere! Yesterday, a group of neighbors and I […]
In early January, I listed my Highland home of 13 years for sale. It sold quickly, allowing me to downsize into another place I’d spotted that would meet my purposes perfectly in the Sun Lakes Country Club community in Banning. Since we couldn’t coordinate the respective escrows with great precision, I opted to spend a […]