Manger Scene

Just wanted to say Merry Christmas to everybody here! The manger scene is a scratch-built building using balsa wood, plastic sheet and ordinary twigs and sand. I included two grain […]


When I started posting my landscape pictures on the internet, I would occasionally hear, “It’s not level” or the “Horizon isn’t level”. That was fine in most cases because I […]

The Tower at Lake Yosemite

I drove out to Lake Yosemite in Merced to photograph the Lunar Eclipse that morning. I also planned on photographing the moonrise that evening from the same location. I should […]

Sunrise at the Merced NWR

I haven’t visited the Merced NWR since October, I thought I’d take a drive and see how the conditions were. My “mission” was only to see how the pools were […]

Silver Lake

No, this isn’t a post about Thanksgiving leftovers! We actually didn’t have any leftovers because we spent Thanksgiving at Mariposa and Yosemite the next day, but that’s for another entry. […]