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It was like watching the flickering flame of a camp fire.  Every second brought something new, interesting and unexpected.  It drew me in, and entertained me in the simplest way.  Time passed unchecked. The ever-changing art show took place beside a dock in Skidegate on Haida Gwaii, British Columbia–an industrial ferry dock in fact.  The reds and blacks are from a painted wooden railing that ran the length of the dock.  It is a strangely appropriate palate, as Haida artwork… Read More

Baja California Impressionist sunset sky blue

Of all the photos I took during a weeklong trip to Baja California and the Sea of Cortez, Mexico, this one brings back the most memories.  Not memories, but feelings. I took four hundred shots of dolphins leaping in the mid day sun; scenes so crisp you can see individual beads of water running down the sides of their sleek, gray bodies.  You can see into the blacks of their eyes.  There are also colorful landscapes, dramatic sunlit vistas… Read More

Jersey Shore Storm photo

“Not a cloud in the sky” is an all too easy measure of perfect weather, especially if you’re at the beach.  Double especially if you are on vacation, when just a drop of rain feels like a personal punishment from God.  But the phrase is also just a catchy alternative for describing the plain, flat, static upper half of your world.  What happens when those dreadful clouds roll in?

Costa Rica Capuchin Monkeys

Monkeys.  What is more adorable than a little white-faced capuchin monkey?  I mean, really.  Resting on tree branches, soaking up the shade, lazily grooming his fellow equally-adorable friends and family. Capuchins radiate personality.  And they are so playfully sweet.  There is no way they could ever become aggressive or hostile.  No way at all…