photography

SkyWatch Friday

Los Angeles, California See that gray fuzz at towards the bottom of the sky? Yeah that’s what So Cal people call ‘haze’ which is just a euphemism for SMOG. But still a lovely Los Angeles Skyline, taken while driving fast on the 101 freeway. Hey some people risk their lives bungee jumping or climbing Mt. [...]

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SkyWatch Friday

Brea, California Hard to believe a sign like this is almost already a sign from our past. I can hear myself now: “yes, kids. Once upon a time your mommy went to a whole store to by CD’s. It was called Tower Records, only they didn’t even sell records there when she was little. Just [...]

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AlbumTalk: Dance Party in High Fidelity

The dynamic duo Mike & Bob were hired for an album cover. And the creative meeting went a little something like this…. Mike: So Bob what are you thinking about for that Dance Party album cover? A shot of a dance in a gym? Or maybe a basement shot with some teenagers dancing? Bob: I’m [...]

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PhotoTalk: Grin and Bear it.

Elsie’s pig husband handed her the camera and said "do you think you could get one decent picture of me- or are you too stupid for that too?" Suddenly Elsie had a lot on her mind. Take the photo or warn her husband? Decisions. Decisions. {click} In the end she was happy she had a [...]

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SkyWatch Friday

Last week we a bit of rain, which brought in some dramatic clouds. Clouds that I ordinarily would not have photographed- because I would have been snug indoors staying out of the bad weather. But Little League season has started- and so that was not an option for this mom. I was there for the [...]

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PhotoTalk: Beat the devil at his own game

"When Father O’Riley asked Margaret Ann to take over the new Sunday School class he probably should have asked what she had planned."

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SkyWatch Friday

In Southern California we have an old Marine Corps Air Station right in the heart of Orange County. And several years ago (2002) it was decided to turn this HUGE area into a nature preserve/family activity spot to be enjoyed by all the residents of Orange County and beyond. And some genius probably being paid [...]

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PhotoTalk: How to be special

Bobby over heard his parents say his favorite cousin Michael had to wear a helmet all the time now because of a ‘condition’ and something about how ‘special’ he was. Bobby knew exactly what he would do at the next family get together. He wore a helmet too. That made them both special.

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PhotoTalk: The friendship that ended over Jello.

Erma knew that Minnie was bringing a Jello mold to the pot luck, but she brought one too. And her’s had fruit floating in it. Who could compete with floating fruit? When Minnie asked Erma why she brought the same dish to the party she just smiled and said "Oh honey, they aren’t the same! [...]

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