Central Valley California

The Central Valley California includes landscape, nature and wildlife pictures from Atwater, Merced, Los Banos, Hornitos, and Gustine.

Strawberry Moon Two Days Later

Went outside to say goodbye to my kids for the evening (going to grandparents for the night) and saw an orange moon. Thought it was another Lunar Eclipse, although I […]

The Moon rising over the Merced Theater in Merced California.

I was planning on going into Merced to try and capture the rising moon over the Merced Theatre but it looked cloudy so I stayed home. I took a look […]

Sunset at the local wildlife refuge.

It’s been a very long time since I’ve been out taking photos of landscape or nature stuff. Been wanting to get out to my local refuge since the beginning of […]

Geese flying in the fog

I’ve been wanting to visit “That Place with Water and Birds” since the first of the year, but up until now, I haven’t been able to. Since my wife had […]

Dancing Bird

After I decided to switch from a landscape photographer to a wildlife-wanabe-photographer, I stopped to watch a bunch of White-faced Ibis’ eat and occasionally dance. I’m pretty sure it wasn’t […]

Sandhill Crane ~ Grus canadensis

I can never get close enough to photograph the Sandhill Cranes, especially because a 300mm lens and 1.4 tele-converter just doesn’t have the reach. Got lucky to get these two […]