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Watchee-final trip

This was my third and final trip to Wat'chee. I suffered three frost ...

Updated: Mar 13, 2015 1:11pm PST

Watchee-final trip part 2

The cubs are about three months old. When the Mom determines the cubs ...

Updated: Mar 12, 2015 7:20pm PST

SuperBike 2015

Shooting motorcycles is a lot of fun. Laguna Seca Raceway, CA

Updated: Jul 19, 2015 7:05pm PST

Phenomenal day in the Monterey Bay

I finally figured out how to use the video on my D4. I am not a videog ...

Updated: Oct 28, 2013 9:26am PST

Your Bio

I am a hospital pharmacist and a photographer. That is why rxphotos/rxphotographer came about. I graduated from University of California, San Francisco with a doctor of Pharmacy degree. I have taken numerous photographic courses through the University of California extension. As you will see, I enjoy many different aspects of photography- landscapes, wildlife, racing, surfing, and air shows. Each topic has their own degrees of difficulty but I love the challenge.

I hope you will enjoy these images because I really worked hard in getting these shots. I had to endure extreme heat, humidity, cold, bugs, sandstorms, a charging elephant, aggressive sea lions, running grizzlies(right at our group), a really mean Peruvian customs agent, a broken foot , frostbites on my face and a severe shoulder injury in a slot canyon where I was actually rescued.
I use Nikon equipment-D4, D810, D3s, D3, D300, 3 xF5's, N90, Nikonos V, 15mm/3.5 rectilinear, 16mm/2.8 fisheye, 18-35mm(variable), 24-70mm/2.8, 70-200mm/2.8, 300mm/2.8, 200-400mm/4,and 600mm/4.
I like to use the Bushhawk in certain situations where a tripods/monopods are useless. This nifty device enables me to pan with jets, birds and motorcycles with ease. I highly recommend this product. http://www.bushhawk.com/ But, I think the company went out of business.

If I make a mistake, please correct me. I am trying real hard to be accurate as possible in terms of identification of the animals and location of a certain area.
As to the format, I grouped the photos to the trip(area). If you want to see frigatebirds, type in frigatebird(singular) in the search field. I have activated the search function so you can filter the images but I am still adding keywords so it is not fully functional. And, after doing my own testing, the search function does not work perfectly. If you type in Big Sur, you get nothing since the word Big is one of the banned words by Smugmug. so, type in sur, then you get Big Sur. Go figure.

If you are considering China, please take a look at http://www.photoexplorertours.com/schedule.htm I highly recommend Dennis Cox and his tours.

If you are considering a Polar/Brown bear (or other wildlife) trip, please contact Jenny E Ross. http://www.jennyross.com I highly recommend her.

And finally, contact Galapagos Travel ( http://galapagostravel.com/ ) if you are thinking of the Galapagos, Antarctica , Easter Island or Cuba.

My images are not for sale. But, I will change my mind soon.

Robert T "Bob" Higaki
PS: please do not use my images without written permission. I actually caught someone using one of my Easter island photos on her website. And, she is a British lawyer(Barrister)! Shame on you- Pauline! May a thousand fleas infest your armpits!


Racing at Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Fun event! You should try to attend this race.

Updated: Aug 16, 2015 12:02pm PST

Watchee-final trip

This was my third and final trip to Wat'chee. I suffered three frost ...

Updated: Mar 13, 2015 1:11pm PST

Watchee-final trip part 2

The cubs are about three months old. When the Mom determines the cubs ...

Updated: Mar 12, 2015 7:20pm PST

Clown motel

you have to do this once; stay at this motel for one night. You better ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 3:26pm PST

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

if you see the sign for this place, keep on driving. It is not worth t ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 3:30pm PST

Big Horn Canyon, UT

This is worth visiting. But major issues are chokes stones and lumber. ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 3:35pm PST

Devils Postpile, CA

kind of interesting place- I have never seen this type of rock formati ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 3:52pm PST

Devils Throat, NV

sit is a sink hole. This is located the Gold Buttes area. There are tw ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 3:55pm PST

Falling Man, NV

This place has no name but has the Falling man petroglyph but I could ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 3:57pm PST

Little Finland, NV

What a neat place to visit!!! but it is hard to get to via Jeep. I can ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 4:15pm PST

Rimrocks, UT

There is a unofficial parking spot across the road from the BLM ranger ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 4:42pm PST

Subway- Zion, UT

This has to be the hardest hike I have ever done. I failed in 2012 due ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 4:50pm PST

Watchman, UT

I had clear skies one day then two days later, a huge monsoon storm w ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 7:03pm PST

Valley of Fire, NV

nice place to visit near Las Vegas but is it very hot. Yet, this place ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 6:58pm PST

Watchee-the sequel

I went back for the second time. Out of eleven possible shooting days, ...

Updated: Mar 24, 2014 4:22pm PST

Watchee-the video

Wat'Chee is located 40 miles south of Churchill, Manitoba. This is my ...

Updated: Mar 20, 2014 8:59pm PST

Chasing Orcas

This a dedicated trip for Killer whales which is offered in the spring ...

Updated: Apr 26, 2014 7:05pm PST

Phenomenal day in the Monterey Bay

I finally figured out how to use the video on my D4. I am not a videog ...

Updated: Oct 28, 2013 9:26am PST

Stumpy and Fat Fin

Stumpy is a adult male Orca.(sometimes known as Chop Fin). He is about ...

Updated: Oct 28, 2013 8:38am PST

Just another day in the Monterey Bay

the activity in the bay is fairly high; lots of animals and unique beh ...

Updated: Oct 20, 2013 12:31pm PST

Fat Fin-the Orca and other creatures of the day

Fat Fin is a male, transient orca( mammal eaters). He is well known, d ...

Updated: Oct 13, 2013 5:49pm PST

Fat Fin the Orca, again

I went out again but this time- sunny, clear skies so I had blue water ...

Updated: Oct 14, 2013 7:56pm PST

FIM Superbike

Taken place at Laguna Seca raceway. I was somewhat disappointed on the ...

Updated: Sep 28, 2013 10:02pm PST

Close encounters of the whale kind

I do have a Humpback gallery along with Rissos dolphins, Pacific white ...

Updated: Sep 29, 2013 10:59am PST

Close encounters of the whale kind-the sequel

another phenomenal trip involving Humpbacks, Risso's dolphins and sea ...

Updated: Oct 05, 2013 8:58pm PST

Reykjavik, Iceland

i was just being a tourist as I walk around the city.

Updated: Sep 20, 2013 5:08pm PST


you cannot miss this church in Reykjavik.

Updated: Sep 20, 2013 7:14pm PST

Perlan and the Saga Museum

Due to inclement weather, my landscape tour was cancelled so I had to ...

Updated: Sep 19, 2013 10:47pm PST

Iceland Phallological Museum

This has to be the most bizarre museum I have ever visited. ONLY IN IC ...

Updated: Oct 06, 2013 11:34am PST

Harpa, Reykjavik

Concert Hall and Cultural Center

Updated: Sep 20, 2013 5:20pm PST

Barnafoss, Iceland

We were on our way to the boat so we did some sightseeing. This is one ...

Updated: Sep 22, 2013 7:28pm PST

Deildartunguhver, Iceland

Updated: Jan 21, 2014 9:45pm PST

Ocean Nova

this boat was built in 1992. She holds about 73 passengers. Cruising ...

Updated: Jan 21, 2014 5:42pm PST

Alpefjord, Greenland

This place is symbolic for me since it is the first time I stepped on ...

Updated: Jan 21, 2014 9:37pm PST

Ittoqqortoormitt, Greenland

This a small, Inuit village located in a remote area. I found the peop ...

Updated: Sep 22, 2013 7:52pm PST

Like a Rolling Stone

remember that tune by Bob Dylan? The title is appropriate for this ga ...

Updated: Sep 22, 2013 7:07pm PST

Anatomy of Falling Ice

I think I caught some people in the zodiac off guard by having my came ...

Updated: Sep 22, 2013 7:03pm PST

Musk Ox

Updated: Sep 24, 2013 3:21pm PST

Arctic Hare

Lepus arcticus) A.K.A. White Rabbit One pill makes you larger And one ...

Updated: Sep 23, 2013 7:19pm PST

Greenlandic landscapes

I wanted to show what Greenland is like so I am including good and not ...

Updated: Sep 24, 2013 4:09pm PST

Greenland and Iceland Snapshots

bunch of photos which did not fit with current galleries

Updated: Sep 24, 2013 5:20pm PST

Bearded Seal

Erignathus barbatus

Updated: Sep 24, 2013 9:22pm PST

Arctic Barbecue

We were lucky to have good weather to have a barbecue on the boat. The ...

Updated: Sep 25, 2013 6:51pm PST

Racetrack, Death Valley

I just completed a trip to Death Valley. The most popular theory for t ...

Updated: Jun 23, 2013 10:16am PST

Trona Pinnacles

Not a photogenic place but is it odd one so I made a detour to see thi ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 6:47pm PST

Darwin Falls, Death Valley

Believe it or not: there is a waterfall in Death Valley.

Updated: May 02, 2013 6:52pm PST

Devil's Cornfield, Death Valley

Not too exciting place but no hiking involved. Just park your vehicle ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 6:59pm PST

Mesquite flats Dunes, Death Valley

Very nice sand dunes located near Stovepipe Wells. Main problem is the ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:07pm PST

Charcoal Kilns, Death Valley

Back in 1879, Swiss engineers designed the kilns. The kilns were built ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:12pm PST

Aguereberry Point, Death Valley

not as famous as Dante's View and not as popular but it is worth the v ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:18pm PST

Death Valley Wildflowers

I guess it is better to have some flowers here and there than no flowe ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:24pm PST

Rhyolite, Nevada

I was disappointed since most of the buildings are fenced off.

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:27pm PST

Titus Canyon road, Death Valley

The road starts in Nevada and finishes in Death Valley. The initial pa ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:33pm PST

Scotty's Castle

Be sure to bring a flash or if your camera has a built-in, use it. Som ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:41pm PST

Ubehebe Crater, Death Valley

If you are on your way to Racetrack, you might as well visit this plac ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:44pm PST

Eureka Mine, Death Valley

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:47pm PST

Devil's Golf Course

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:53pm PST

Badwater, Death Valley

Updated: May 02, 2013 7:55pm PST

Zabriske Point, Death Valley

I was the first person to show up here. I guess I woke up too early fo ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:00pm PST

Mushroom Rock, Death Valley

I do not think anybody else knows about this rock or they know about i ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:02pm PST

Harmony Borax Works

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:05pm PST

Mustard Canyon, Death Valley

I would call this place Mustard hills rather than a canyon.

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:08pm PST

Mosaic Canyon, Death Valley

I do not recommend this hike at all. It was hot and the place was not ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:11pm PST

Dante's View, Death Valley

well, I was the second person to show up at five. The other person cam ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:13pm PST

Ashford Mill, Death Valley

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:15pm PST

Jet Low Pass , Death Valley

I spotted the F/A-18 Super Hornet flying high. I kept on eye on the pl ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:17pm PST

Plain Hot, Death Valley

Too hot for me. Next time, if I were to come back, I would do it in la ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:19pm PST

TeaKettle Junction

A pleasant sight to see; knowing that I am getting closer to Racetrack ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:29pm PST

West Side Road, Death Valley

It is less traveled because the road is not paved and the scenery is q ...

Updated: May 02, 2013 8:21pm PST

Humanitarian Mission to Cuba

As you know, American citizens are not allowed to do business, tourism ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:24am PST

Cuba's dual currency

Cuba has two currencies: one for its own people(Cuban pesos) and one f ...

Updated: Nov 17, 2012 7:04am PST

Jose Marti International Airport, Terminal 2, Cuba

This place caters to US flights only. When I stepped off the plane, I ...

Updated: May 04, 2014 12:51pm PST

Las Terrazas, Cuba

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:23am PST

Vinales Valley, Cuba

This is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Like China, this area ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:21am PST

Finca Paraiso tobacco farm, Vinales, Cuba

Earlier in the trip, we did visit a cigar factory but were not allowed ...

Updated: Nov 17, 2012 8:46am PST

Indian Caves at the Murals, Cuba

Vinalles valley has a a lot of caves and this is one of them. I do not ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:20am PST

Hotel La Ermita, Terrazas, Cuba

This place has great views of the valley. But, my room was stinky and ...

Updated: Nov 17, 2012 9:08am PST

Jardin Botanico Orquideario de Soria, Cienfuegos, Cuba

A very nice place to do flower photography.

Updated: May 06, 2014 7:28pm PST

Shrine of the Virgin of Regla

Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Regla: Santeria combines elements of Chri ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:56am PST

El Morro Fortress, La Habana, Cuba

The fortress was built in 1589 by the Spaniards who were in control at ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:53am PST

Ernest Hemingway Residence

This is my first time visiting a famous writer's home- of all places- ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:41am PST

Cienfuegos, Cuba

literally means one hundred fires. I was going to ask the guide the gu ...

Updated: May 04, 2014 1:20pm PST

Cantores de Cienfuegos, Cuba

Wow- what a surprise! I thought we were going to listen to bunch of ki ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:51am PST

La Habana, Cuba

most of the shots were done in La Habana Vieja ( old Havana) where our ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:55am PST

Fuster's artist studio, Cuba

I never heard of this guy before. You have to see this house; Most of ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:26am PST

Farmer's market, La Habana, Cuba

this was interesting to see. The market is much smaller that than the ...

Updated: Nov 17, 2012 11:15am PST

Cuban Guides

Yaritza was our guide on this 2012 trip and Cinthya Camona Suarez for ...

Updated: Nov 17, 2012 11:18am PST

drug store in La Habana

I visited two pharmacies in Havana. No such thing as over the counter; ...

Updated: Nov 17, 2012 10:55am PST

Havana's famous Hotels

Updated: Nov 17, 2012 1:58pm PST

Cojimar, Cuba

a little fishing village

Updated: Nov 19, 2012 5:24pm PST

Local Ration Store, Cuba

Cubans can buy eggs, white and brown sugar, black beans, rice, oil,, s ...

Updated: May 04, 2014 1:57pm PST

Callejon de Hamel, Havana

Afro Cuban art and Cuban traditions are practiced.

Updated: May 04, 2014 12:58pm PST

Buena Vista Social Club, Havana

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:51am PST

Museum of the Revolution

While the whole group was visiting the art museum, I ran over to this ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:46am PST

Cuban Taxi ride, Havana

You have to do this once. This is a 1959 Ford Thunderbird which is abo ...

Updated: May 05, 2014 7:22pm PST

On the road again, Cuba

You have to go from one spot to another via the highway so I have some ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:47am PST

Zapata Peninsula, Cuba

We stayed at the Playa Larga Hotel. I had frogs in my room and no hot ...

Updated: May 03, 2014 12:55pm PST

La Cubita restaurant, Trinidad Cuba

Rarely, do I ever mention a restaurant on my website.

Updated: May 03, 2014 11:49am PST

Trinidad de Cuba

I did not take a whole lot of pictures due to the hot, humid condition ...

Updated: May 06, 2014 7:41pm PST

Playa Giron

This is it- the Bay of Pigs- what a disaster.

Updated: May 03, 2014 12:57pm PST

Cantero Plantation Mansion

We were suppose to ride an old steam train but it broke down so we wen ...

Updated: May 04, 2014 1:09pm PST

Salinas Air Show

Updated: Sep 27, 2012 11:03am PST

Mittens Shadow shots

This happens twice a year

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 9:08am PST

Upper Antelope Canyon

Unfortunately, this place is a zoo. The Navajos are packing people in ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 1:34pm PST

Stud Horse Point

located west of Page; no hiking involved

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 10:42am PST

Owl slot canyon

located near Upper Antelope canyon; There are two Great Horned Owls in ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 9:24am PST

Glen Canyon Dam

if you some time, try the dam tour. Or if you are caught in a major ra ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 9:57am PST

Wahweap hoodoos

I woke up at 2:15am in order to get to the trail head by 3:30am. All, ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 11:17am PST

Devils Garden Escalante

highly recommended place; the only complaint I have is that this area ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 3:49pm PST

Spooky slot canyon

I am not impressed with this place unless I went into the wrong canyon ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 11:35am PST

Peek-A-Boo slot canyon

Highly recommended but it is hard to get in. You have to climb up a te ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 4:24pm PST

How to find Stud Horse Point

email me for the password; I am trying to restrict to serious photogra ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 12:08pm PST

Escalante Petrified Forest

if you have been to the petrified forest in Arizona, do not come here

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 12:14pm PST

Rattlesnake slot canyon

Another slot near Upper Antelope; I was in this canyon until we had to ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 1:07pm PST

Smokey Mountain Road Pictograph

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 1:38pm PST

Lower Calf Creek Falls

highly recommended hike

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 9:17am PST

One Hundred Hands

I did not really count them but the number seems right. This place is ...

Updated: May 16, 2015 12:34pm PST

Juno Ballistic Missile

I was about to shoot the sunrise at Monument Valley. It was cold so I ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 9:04am PST

Wat'Chee Expedition

A Mother Polar bear with her triplets. This place used to be a secret ...

Updated: Apr 11, 2012 5:12pm PST

Aurora borealis

This is caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with at ...

Updated: Mar 23, 2012 4:46pm PST


When the wind kicks up, it is harsh conditions. No bear shooting on th ...

Updated: Mar 25, 2012 1:49pm PST

Polar bear den

Mother and babies had abandon their den. We all took turns going insid ...

Updated: Mar 24, 2012 12:38pm PST

Wat'Chee Lodge

Wat'Chee means:a hill covered with trees in the middle of the tundra(C ...

Updated: Mar 12, 2015 7:33pm PST

Miscellaneous shots from Wat'Chee

Updated: Mar 24, 2012 5:01pm PST

Churchill, Manitoba

This is a small town which has about a population of 1000. Michael Spe ...

Updated: Mar 23, 2012 5:52pm PST

Eskimo Musuem

I was just a tourist here. I had some time to kill in Churchill.

Updated: Mar 23, 2012 5:45pm PST


MotoGP at Laguna Seca: I always have a good time shooting out here whe ...

Updated: Jul 22, 2013 7:50am PST

Tanzania-Serengeti Day 1

This is my second trip Africa. Back in 2008, I went to Zambia and Bot ...

Updated: Mar 08, 2011 1:03pm PST

Tanzania-Serengeti Day 2

The long awaited Hot Air balloon ride. Once we were up in the air, I t ...

Updated: Mar 08, 2011 3:18pm PST

Tanzania-Serengeti Day 3

Updated: Mar 08, 2011 3:23pm PST

Tanzania-Ndutu Day 4

This is part of the Ngorongoro Conservation area and belongs to the gr ...

Updated: Mar 07, 2011 4:37pm PST

Tanzania-Ndutu Day 5

Updated: Mar 07, 2011 5:18pm PST

Tanzania-Ndutu Day 6

Updated: Mar 07, 2011 8:02pm PST

Tanzania-Ngorongoro Day 7

Updated: Mar 30, 2011 7:05pm PST

Tanzania-Ngorongoro Day 8

Updated: Mar 08, 2011 5:19am PST

Tanzania-Ngorongoro Day 9

I got really sick on this day. I just had enough energy to do the morn ...

Updated: Mar 08, 2011 5:45am PST

snapshots of Tanzania

I was shooting from inside the Rover so I had to deal with sun visors, ...

Updated: Apr 02, 2011 10:21am PST

Stanley Hotel- Room 217

This is the place where Stephen King stayed in room 217 and was inspir ...

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 4:32pm PST


This is very nice, little town. Someone had their private fireworks sh ...

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 1:17pm PST

Maroon Bells, CO

What a magical spot! You have to get there early so you can drive in y ...

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 2:20pm PST

Ashcroft ghost town, CO

A nice, little ghost town- worth the short drive over but you have to ...

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 1:05pm PST

Kebler and Ohio Passes, CO

What a spectacular drive!!!!! Ran into a herd of sheep at the beginnin ...

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 3:08pm PST

Mesa Arch, CO

Well worth the early wake up call for this shot. Take note: it takes a ...

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 2:24pm PST

Deadhorse State Park

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 12:48pm PST

Moab Petroglyphs

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 2:31pm PST

Wilson's Arch

Nice arch south of Moab- easy access from the highway. Not as famous a ...

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 4:16pm PST

The Needles- Canyonland

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 2:58pm PST

Newspaper Rock- petroglyphs

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 3:19pm PST

Mexican Hat, Utah

Updated: Oct 07, 2012 8:27pm PST

The View- the hotel

As you can see why they call this the View. Kind of pricey but you pay ...

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 4:22pm PST

Navajo National Monument

do not bother to come here unless you have time to kill.

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 2:47pm PST

South Coyote Buttes, AZ

You need a BLM permit for this place. Woke up around 3am in order to g ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 4:07pm PST

Lake Powell, UT&AZ

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:56pm PST

Oslo, Norway

This is a very nice city with very interesting architecture. My si ...

Updated: Jul 29, 2010 5:51pm PST

Rost, Norway

pronounced- Rust! this is a very remote place. Unfortunately, the only ...

Updated: Dec 16, 2010 11:09pm PST

Bodo, Norway

pronounced- buddha; this place has a really nice air museum. If you go ...

Updated: Jul 29, 2010 8:29pm PST

Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

this is where you fly in from Oslo, Tromso, etc.. This place is a vill ...

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 3:37pm PST

Blomstrandhalvoya, Svalbard

Site of an old mining camp; I did to get see some Reindeer

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 3:34pm PST

Ny Alesund, Svalbard

The northern most permanent settlement of the world which is an intern ...

Updated: Jul 30, 2010 4:18pm PST

Buchananhalvoya, Svalbard

Buchananhalvoya is located between Chauveaubreen and Raudfjordbreen.( ...

Updated: Jul 30, 2010 7:18pm PST

Fuglesangen, Svalbard

This was a tough hike because you had to climb over boulders in order ...

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 3:37pm PST

Holmiabukta, Svalbard

Our guides knew about a dead whales carcass in this area so we headed ...

Updated: Jul 30, 2010 7:42pm PST

Phippsoya, Svalbard

the northernmost Svalbard- 80 degrees

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 3:40pm PST

First ice floes-first bear kill

In order to see Polar bears, you to get into the ice floes. They are n ...

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 7:13pm PST

Lagoya, Svalbard

I am the Walrus: remember that tune??? This happens to be the only enc ...

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 3:42pm PST

Russoya, Svalbard

One word can describe this place: rocks;;; this is an example of a pol ...

Updated: Jul 31, 2010 1:42pm PST


I have never witness so many birds. I was getting a little nauseated f ...

Updated: Dec 12, 2010 1:18pm PST

Second ice floe-Olgastretet, Svalbard

Warning: there are some very graphic and disturbing photos. The photog ...

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 2:18pm PST


Updated: Aug 15, 2010 3:49pm PST


Updated: Aug 15, 2010 3:52pm PST

Bird shots off the bow

I had some free time to screw around.

Updated: Jul 31, 2010 3:14pm PST

Gashamna, Svalbard

This is a site of a whaling station where the Bow whales were hunted d ...

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 3:52pm PST

Alpinistsletta, Svalbard

I did a hike up moraine where I was able to photograph the glacier.

Updated: Jul 31, 2010 4:06pm PST

Nathorstbreen(Van Keulenfjord)

A zodiac ride through the ice.

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 2:33pm PST


After the Fox: remember that Peter Sellers film??? Barnacle geese wer ...

Updated: Aug 15, 2010 2:37pm PST

Wuxi- the disaster, China

I had a bad trip here. Nope, you- flower power children of the 60's- i ...

Updated: Oct 03, 2009 3:10pm PST

Hongcum Village, China

This is very picturesque village; located in Anhui province

Updated: Oct 03, 2009 3:34pm PST

Huangshan, China

this has to be the toughest place for me to photograph. I had to climb ...

Updated: Aug 09, 2011 7:00pm PST

Hangzhou, China

There was not much to shoot around here- the west lake

Updated: Oct 03, 2009 3:39pm PST

Huangluo Yao village

I guess the long haired women is main subject of this gallery. Dependi ...

Updated: Oct 04, 2009 11:02am PST

Longii Terraces, China

This is one my favorite places to visit- the Longji Terraces which loc ...

Updated: Oct 10, 2009 8:52am PST

The Fisherman

Shot along the Li River near Yangshuo. I thought Iguassu Falls was hot ...

Updated: Oct 04, 2009 11:28am PST

Hot Air Balloon ride, Yangshuo

Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon(x2), we could float amo ...

Updated: Oct 10, 2009 8:42am PST

Another harvest

I think we were on our way to Yangshuo and made a stop here.

Updated: Oct 14, 2009 11:38am PST

Yangshuo-in & around the city, China

Snapshots around the city

Updated: Oct 13, 2009 4:40pm PST

Gongnongqiao Bridge, Yangshuo

Same composition: different lighting and exposures. Since art is very ...

Updated: Oct 14, 2009 10:56am PST

Shangra-La, China

The government re-named this place, Shangra-la . It used to be called- ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2009 6:27pm PST

Lijiang, China

This is a historic town but it is too commercialized with shops sellin ...

Updated: Oct 10, 2009 8:00am PST

Black Dragon Pool

This is located northern part of Lijiang. You have a view of Jade Drag ...

Updated: Oct 07, 2009 9:29pm PST

Panda bear encounter- the video

This is an one and half year old male baby Panda bear named Shuang Qi ...

Updated: Sep 20, 2009 5:23pm PST

Bunch of Pandas eating-the video

I believe these are "teenagers" having a feast. Sorry for the bad vid ...

Updated: Sep 20, 2009 8:23pm PST

Baby Panda bear, Chengdu, China

Special thanks to Pipe Suwanmongkol for taking my pictures. This is th ...

Updated: Oct 10, 2009 8:26am PST

Panda bear breeding center

Updated: Oct 10, 2009 8:16am PST

Open market, Chengdu

"Open market," is actually inside a building. I got too close to the m ...

Updated: Oct 09, 2009 7:36pm PST

People's Park, Chengdu, China

Updated: Oct 09, 2009 7:05pm PST

Wenshu Monastery, Chengdu

This is a Tang dynasty monastery which is the best preserved and the ...

Updated: Oct 09, 2009 7:34pm PST

Jinsha Relic Museum, Chengdu

Updated: Oct 09, 2009 7:18pm PST

Cha Plantation

this is located right off the highway in between Chengdu and Leshan. C ...

Updated: Oct 09, 2009 7:09pm PST

Fu Rong Guo Cui, Chengdu, China

Sichuan opera performed at the Jinjiang Stage. I was quite entertained ...

Updated: Oct 04, 2009 12:42pm PST

Giant Buddha of Leshan

This is the world largest Buddha statue. ...

Updated: Oct 10, 2009 7:50am PST

Tiger Leaping Gorge, China

This is the upper Yangize river below. Not much to shoot around here g ...

Updated: Oct 08, 2009 8:05pm PST

Jiuzhaigou, China

Sichuan province

Updated: Oct 08, 2009 7:43pm PST

Guantian Shan Village, China

Guantian Shan village of the Miao which is one of China's 55 ethnic gr ...

Updated: Oct 07, 2009 9:37pm PST

Fenghuang, China

Fenghuang which means Phoenix in Chinese is a historic, ancient town l ...

Updated: Oct 08, 2009 7:17pm PST

Harvesting- impromptu stop

We made a stop in between Fenghuang and Zhangjiajie along the roadway.

Updated: Oct 14, 2009 11:28am PST

Tima Shenge, Zhangjiajie

Some type of cultural show. We had great seats but it started to rain. ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2009 4:49pm PST

Zhangjiajie, China

I was exhausted by the time we came to this place. My injured foot was ...

Updated: Oct 09, 2009 7:28pm PST

Botswana & Zambia

Zambia and Botswana This is the best trip for wildlife photography. ...

Updated: Dec 17, 2010 11:19am PST

Air shows

These are a collection of shots taken at different shows- Moffitt, Edw ...

Updated: Oct 03, 2011 7:29pm PST

Polar bears of Churchill( Ursus maritimus)

Churchill, Manitoba Yeah, it was very cold place in November but this ...

Updated: Apr 26, 2009 6:49pm PST

Galapagos, Ecuador

I have gone to this place twice which tells you something. It is a mag ...

Updated: Mar 09, 2009 4:55pm PST

Slot canyons, Page AZ

Upper and lower Antelope canyons on Navajoland just east of Page, Az. ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:13pm PST

Easter Island, Chile

also known as Rapa Nui and isla de Pascua. If you are thinking of vis ...

Updated: May 18, 2009 7:18am PST

Elephant seals-Northern( Mirounga angustirostris)

There are two places to observe the northern elephants here in Califor ...

Updated: Aug 13, 2011 3:19pm PST

surfing, Santa Cruz CA

These photos are not for sale. I did not obtain "releases," from these ...

Updated: Nov 07, 2010 2:04pm PST

Racing, Laguna Seca, Monterey CA

I hang out at Laguna Seca raceway since it is close to home. Some of t ...

Updated: Jul 24, 2011 10:32pm PST

Bowling Ball Beach, California

This place is located in between Gualala and Pt Arenas. I believe its ...

Updated: Apr 13, 2009 6:59pm PST

At the zoo

I decided to borrow a Simon and Garfunkel tune for this gallery. As I ...

Updated: Jun 19, 2011 5:45pm PST

Glacier National Park

Bighorn, mountain goats

Updated: Jun 14, 2010 4:35pm PST

Sea Otters( Enhydra lutris)

Sea otter shots were taken in Moss Landing harbor, CA( in between Mont ...

Updated: Nov 07, 2014 6:48pm PST


Also known as the Malvinas. Very cold, windy place- I have spent two w ...

Updated: Jun 25, 2009 7:48pm PST

Victoria Falls

World's largest waterfall

Updated: Feb 22, 2009 12:31pm PST

Alberta, Canada

Updated: May 11, 2009 7:27pm PST

Orcas( Orcinus orca)

Orcas or Killer whales; three types transients are mammal eaters, resi ...

Updated: Jul 01, 2012 10:16am PST

The Wave- Coyote Buttes North

The first time I went to this place I got lost and almost ran out of w ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:37pm PST

Bike aerials, Watsonville CA

The local Yamaha dealership sponsored this. These guys were absolutel ...

Updated: Mar 08, 2009 8:28pm PST

Cuzco and Machu Picchu, Peru

A quite a few things went wrong on this trip but it does not compare ...

Updated: May 01, 2009 7:24pm PST

Pigeon Point Lighthouse, California

This lighthouse turn on it's fresnel lens once a year on its anniversa ...

Updated: Nov 14, 2010 9:57am PST

Iguassu Falls

Located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. Very hot and humid plac ...

Updated: Feb 15, 2009 9:50am PST

Tango Show in Buenos Aires

The shots go from ISO 3200 to 8000; when the dancers are directly unde ...

Updated: Oct 14, 2009 8:39pm PST

Uruguay- vacation capital of the world

I am kidding; not a whole lot to see there in Colonia del Sacramento. ...

Updated: Feb 15, 2009 11:33am PST


This is a "must do" trip. The Falklands is part of this trip but it on ...

Updated: Jan 03, 2010 9:32pm PST

South Georgia Island

In my opinion, this is the best part of the Falklands, South Georgia a ...

Updated: Feb 03, 2013 6:45am PST

Elephant Island

After going through a Force 10 storm, we arrived at Elephant Island wi ...

Updated: Feb 03, 2013 6:47am PST

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos aires is the largest city and is the capital of Argentina.

Updated: May 14, 2009 7:19pm PST

Humpback whales, Monterey bay

Humpbacks( Megaptera novaeangliae) I have done the majority of my wha ...

Updated: Nov 07, 2014 6:44pm PST

Grizzly bears- Katmai, Alaska

( Ursus arctos horribilis); I have included some bird shots since they ...

Updated: Feb 22, 2009 9:10am PST

Stonehenge, UK

I had to see this for myself. The whole structure is fenced off but... ...

Updated: Mar 20, 2009 8:50am PST

Fly Geyser, Nevada

This is has to be the most psychedelic looking object I have ever phot ...

Updated: May 01, 2009 7:42pm PST

Patagonia, Chile

This is a very cold, windy place.

Updated: Mar 15, 2009 10:11am PST

Havasu Falls, AZ

Located on the western portion of the Grand Canyon. You must enter the ...

Updated: Mar 22, 2009 9:16am PST

Victoria, BC Canada

This is one of my favorite cities to visit.

Updated: May 05, 2010 4:11pm PST

The Arches, Moab Utah

This is one of my favorite places in the Southwest to visit. Using Moa ...

Updated: Nov 07, 2010 1:45pm PST

Canyon de Chelly, Chinle AZ

this is located way over to the east side of Arizona-

Updated: Jul 18, 2009 7:49am PST

Horseshoe Bend of the Colorado River, AZ

This is near Page, Az. This little town is also next to the slot canyo ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2012 12:58pm PST

Monument Valley, AZ&Utah

What I did is I paid for a guide to gain access to trails not open to ...

Updated: Oct 07, 2012 8:26pm PST

Rainbow Bridge, AZ

As I recall, the Navajos consider this rock formation very sacred. It ...

Updated: Nov 07, 2010 2:01pm PST

Mono Lake, CA

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 4:18pm PST

Bryce Canyon, Utah

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:32pm PST

Toadstools, Utah

This is located in between the Wave and Page. It took me a period over ...

Updated: Oct 07, 2012 8:28pm PST

Bodie State Park, CA

This is a ghost town.

Updated: Mar 22, 2009 11:24pm PST

Cambridge University, UK

Updated: Mar 20, 2009 1:31pm PST

Oxford University, UK

Updated: Mar 20, 2009 1:35pm PST

Monarch Butterflies( Danaus plexippas)

There are three places you can shoot these Monarchs(locally in Montere ...

Updated: Dec 11, 2011 9:10am PST

London, UK

If you are a Beatles fan, you must visit this store in London, here is ...

Updated: Jun 15, 2010 8:17am PST


Updated: Apr 20, 2009 6:57pm PST

Gray Whales(Eschrichtius robustus), Monterey Bay

These whales migrate from Alaska to Baja California around November. A ...

Updated: Jan 15, 2013 5:11pm PST

Common Dolphins, Monterey Bay

I think these are common dolphins with one shot of an albatross and ot ...

Updated: Jul 23, 2011 10:37pm PST

Yosemite, CA

Yosemite National Park: The photos before the Horsetail shots were do ...

Updated: Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm PST

Elkhorn Slough, Moss Landing CA

Updated: Jun 11, 2012 9:30pm PST

Zion National Park, Utah

Updated: Oct 07, 2012 8:26pm PST

Grand Teton, Wyoming

Updated: Apr 12, 2009 3:40pm PST

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

This is my favorite park to visit: good combination of wildlife and la ...

Updated: May 29, 2010 3:16pm PST

Blue whale( Balaenoptera masculus)

It is the largest whale and the largest living animal. I have done a l ...

Updated: Jul 27, 2012 6:03pm PST

Dry Forks Petroglyphs, Vernal Utah

Also, known as McConkie Petroglyphs; these are almost life size and ar ...

Updated: Apr 12, 2009 3:25pm PST

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Nice place to visit. Fairly hard to shoot pictures- deal with thick gl ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2011 2:58pm PST

Antelope Valley, Lancaster CA

You need to have good timing to photograph this place. So far, I do n ...

Updated: Apr 25, 2010 4:37pm PST

Garrapata State Beach, CA

This place is locate just south of Carmel. I have seen two excellent p ...

Updated: Apr 14, 2012 10:00pm PST

Monterey Bay area, CA

I have some shots which do not fit any of the current galleries so I m ...

Updated: Dec 05, 2009 3:25pm PST

The Lynx- tall ship

Updated: Apr 28, 2009 5:31pm PST

Santiago, Chile

Very big and modern city. I consider this place the gateway to Easter ...

Updated: May 10, 2009 12:03pm PST

Quito, Ecuador

Quito is the capital of Ecuador which has its own charm.

Updated: May 10, 2009 1:36pm PST

Hale-Bopp comet

This was discovered by Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp. I could not pass on ...

Updated: Jun 08, 2009 8:53am PST

Chiricahua National Monument, Az

These unusual rock formations were caused by erosion of ash layers dep ...

Updated: Jun 05, 2009 4:53pm PST

bike stunts

I shot this at the Watsonville air show. I guess the organizers needed ...

Updated: Oct 11, 2010 12:41pm PST

Near Area 51, Nevada

I had to drive through Nevada so I picked Highway 375 known as the Ext ...

Updated: Oct 12, 2014 7:45pm PST


In my younger years, I actually did some serious spelunking. I crawled ...

Updated: Jun 28, 2009 9:59pm PST

Goblin State Park, Utah

This neat park is located in the middle of nowhere in Utah. After gett ...

Updated: Jun 28, 2009 10:18pm PST

Mesa Verde National Park, Colarado

Updated: Jun 30, 2009 8:35pm PST

Canyonlands N.P.Island in the Sky, Utah

Canyonlands National Park is huge; made of three sections: the Island ...

Updated: Nov 07, 2010 1:47pm PST

Durango&Silverton train

It is a nice train ride going from Durango to Silverton. You can eith ...

Updated: Jun 06, 2010 2:21pm PST

Black Canyon of the Gunnison River, CO

Updated: Jun 06, 2010 2:25pm PST

Ouray, CO

Ouray is a beautiful, little town situated up in the San Juan Mountain ...

Updated: Jun 11, 2010 2:38pm PST

Kodachrome Basin State Park, Utah

This is a little state park locate east of Bryce Canyon near a tiny to ...

Updated: Jul 11, 2009 8:49am PST

Fisher Towers

This is located east of Moab off of UT 128. They rise 900 feet above ...

Updated: Jul 12, 2009 9:07am PST

Gooseneck of ths San Juan River, Utah

Very unusual river; it runs in a shape of a sine wave so it travels ov ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:46pm PST

Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah

This is not the most exciting place to visit. I would not make the eff ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:58pm PST

Grand Canyon, AZ

As you can see, smog is a problem here. Yes, I said smog. The pollutio ...

Updated: Jun 06, 2010 3:33pm PST

Castle Air Museum, Atwater, CA

This is a very nice air museum. It does get very hot out there.

Updated: Jun 06, 2010 3:27pm PST

Astoria, OR

Astoria dates back to 1805-06 when Lewis and Clark expedition camped ...

Updated: Jul 18, 2009 12:13pm PST

P-51 D ride

The P-51 Mustang is a long range single seat fighter plane which was i ...

Updated: Jul 18, 2009 10:27pm PST

B-17 Flying Fortress bomber ride

I flew on the Sentimental Journey. The best part of the ride is the ta ...

Updated: Jul 18, 2009 10:44pm PST

Hey Little Cobra

Remember that tune by the Rip Chords? Well, this is my favorite car an ...

Updated: Sep 15, 2014 8:34pm PST

Goldsmiths Seed company

This flower seed company is located near Gilroy. If you are driving fr ...

Updated: Jul 19, 2009 3:04pm PST

Point Lobos State Park, Carmel CA

Updated: Jun 06, 2010 2:12pm PST

San Francisco, CA

If you're going to San Francisco; Be sure to wear some flowers in your ...

Updated: Oct 31, 2011 4:10pm PST

Pinnacles National Monument, CA

This is located east of Soledad which is south of Salinas/Monterey. It ...

Updated: Jun 06, 2010 2:14pm PST

Concorso Italiano

Because of the tight space, I had to resort using a wide angle lens to ...

Updated: Jun 06, 2010 3:14pm PST

Big Sur

This is a must drive if you come to the central coast of California F ...

Updated: Dec 17, 2011 4:49pm PST

British cars

Updated: Jul 26, 2009 11:51am PST

Wilder Ranch State Park, CA

Updated: Jul 26, 2009 1:28pm PST

Snake River, Idaho

Updated: May 04, 2010 6:53pm PST

Carmel Mission, Carmel CA

Technically, it is called Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo. Carm ...

Updated: Jul 26, 2009 1:33pm PST

Oregon Coastline, OR

Updated: Jul 26, 2009 1:45pm PST

Wetlands of Watsonville

There are sloughs in and around Watsonville. The city just grew around ...

Updated: Jul 01, 2012 10:17am PST


It is one of the silly things you see at an air show. This a car eati ...

Updated: Oct 03, 2011 7:14pm PST

Butchard Gardens, BC

Some of you may know that Butchard gardens is located away from Victor ...

Updated: May 03, 2010 12:44pm PST

Mountain Lion and the Bobcat

This is the only time I paid to shoot captive animals. I almost was no ...

Updated: Oct 25, 2009 2:25pm PST

Bob's unofficial D3s ISO test

This is my music room. Yeah, yeah- you can tell I am a big Rolling Sto ...

Updated: Feb 28, 2010 2:27pm PST

Elkhorn Slough Safari tour

Keeping my theme for retaining galleries specific for area and or tour ...

Updated: Feb 14, 2010 6:44pm PST

Seymour Marine Discovery Center

This is no Monterey Bay Aquarium but you have to place to yourself. Th ...

Updated: Mar 07, 2010 8:09pm PST

Gorman Hills- wildflowers

Where is Gorman? I call it a spot on I-5 as you travel to(or from) Los ...

Updated: Apr 25, 2010 4:53pm PST

Arthur B Ripley Desert Woodland state park

This is a "hole in the wall' park which is located about seven miles ...

Updated: Apr 25, 2010 6:56pm PST

UCSC Arboretum

UCSC( University of California, Santa Cruz); They ask for a five doll ...

Updated: Apr 30, 2010 4:30pm PST

Museum of Flight, Seattle WA

Updated: May 03, 2010 4:47pm PST

Columbia River Gorge, OR

Updated: May 03, 2010 10:03pm PST

Vancouver, BC

If you want to eat the best, authentic Chinese food, come to Vancouver ...

Updated: May 03, 2010 1:25pm PST

Craters of the Moon, ID

I would not go out of your way to visit this place. I found this place ...

Updated: May 04, 2010 7:07pm PST

Shoshone Falls, ID

This is near Twin Falls- the city.

Updated: May 03, 2010 5:09pm PST

Milagra Ridge, Pacifica CA

Watch out for ticks. I found one crawling on top of my head while driv ...

Updated: May 04, 2010 4:04pm PST

LR3 lens correction extreme example

I used a 16mm fisheye lens. Using LR3's lens correction, I get the ne ...

Updated: Jun 21, 2010 5:06pm PST

Jackson Hole, WY

Updated: May 05, 2010 3:49pm PST

Bondurant Race Car School

Based on the cars(& my looks), you can figure out that I did this back ...

Updated: May 26, 2010 5:04pm PST

Sequoia/King National Parks

Updated: May 11, 2010 5:10pm PST

Bullwinkle and his pals- my paintings

I used my garage door as a giant canvas. I sold my townhouse years ago ...

Updated: Jun 07, 2010 8:59am PST

Black Bear and Imogene Passes Jeep Tour

Updated: Nov 21, 2013 9:22pm PST

Moss Landing, CA

Some old shots- the water tank tower is longer there. And some newer s ...

Updated: Apr 28, 2012 6:50pm PST

Big Sur Lighthouse, CA

Updated: Jun 03, 2010 3:56pm PST

Mendocino Botanical Gardens

Updated: Jun 02, 2010 9:01pm PST

Ft Bragg, CA

Nice little town on the northern coast.

Updated: Jun 02, 2010 9:08pm PST

Crater Lake, OR

If you lucky with the weather, the place is great to visit. But, if it ...

Updated: Jun 03, 2010 4:12pm PST

Lassen Volcanic Nationa Park, CA

It is no Yellowstone but the place is much closer to home.

Updated: Jun 03, 2010 6:41pm PST

Making of the 427 Cobra

I built this car from scratch. With a lot of help from Myron Chin and ...

Updated: Feb 16, 2013 7:30pm PST

Loma Prieta Earthquake(1989)

We had a 6.9 earthquake in the central California. I found my negative ...

Updated: Jun 03, 2010 6:53pm PST

Cement Ship, Capitola CA

The ship is called the Palo Alto which was built for WWl but never saw ...

Updated: Jun 06, 2010 3:37pm PST

Monster trucks

Updated: Sep 23, 2011 7:59pm PST

The Navy Blue Angels

Updated: Nov 16, 2012 6:52pm PST

USAF Thunderbirds

Updated: Jun 07, 2010 10:00am PST

Canadian Snowbirds

Updated: Oct 03, 2011 7:25pm PST

motocycle jump

This is Robbie Knievel( son of Evil Knievel) making a jump over a bunc ...

Updated: Jun 07, 2010 7:04pm PST

Noise Ninja vs LR3

this is a comparison between Noise Ninja and LR3. I shot this picture ...

Updated: Jun 13, 2010 7:05pm PST

Prandtl-Glauert Singularity

Also known as the N- wave: this can occur under the speed of sound. Be ...

Updated: Oct 17, 2010 8:23am PST

F-117 Stealth "fighter"

Actually, this is a bomber. Now, the plane is retired.

Updated: Oct 17, 2010 8:35am PST

B-2 Bomber

The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit (also known as the Stealth Bomber); Th ...

Updated: Apr 09, 2011 3:54pm PST

B-1 Bomber

The Rockwell (now part of Boeing) B-1 Lancer is a four-engine, variabl ...

Updated: Apr 09, 2011 4:01pm PST

B-52 Bomber

The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonic, jet-powered ...

Updated: Apr 09, 2011 4:12pm PST

F-22 Raptor

The Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor is a single-seat, twin-engine f ...

Updated: Apr 09, 2011 4:21pm PST

Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival

I rarely "machine gun" my subjects but I did it at this event. I shot ...

Updated: Apr 15, 2013 3:34pm PST

Shell Creek Road Wildflowers

I found this place by accident. But, apparently, Shell Creek Road is w ...

Updated: Apr 18, 2011 8:56pm PST

Carrizo Plains Wildflowers

Carrizo Plain National Monument which is located in the middle of now ...

Updated: Apr 18, 2011 9:05pm PST

B-17 Bomber

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft.

Updated: Apr 15, 2011 4:23pm PST

P-38 Lightning

he Lockheed P-38 Lightning is a World War II American fighter aircraft ...

Updated: Apr 15, 2011 4:14pm PST

Rocky Ridge Trail

This trail is located off of Highway One on the Big Sur Coast. I rate ...

Updated: May 14, 2013 9:27pm PST

Carmel Valley Road

This road starts west of Greenfield(CA) and heads west to Carmel. If y ...

Updated: Apr 19, 2011 6:52pm PST

Mission San Juan Bautista

If you are in the area, might as well check this place out. Plus, you ...

Updated: Apr 17, 2011 10:33pm PST

San Andreas Road

Odd name for this gallery but oh well. The initial picture was taken o ...

Updated: May 06, 2012 4:53pm PST

Garland Ranch Regional Park,

This is located about eight miles east of Carmel. This is my first tim ...

Updated: May 02, 2011 4:33pm PST

Wind Surfing

This event was shot at Waddell Creek which is about eight miles north ...

Updated: May 07, 2011 9:22pm PST

Soberanes Canyon Trail

This is a much cooler trail since you get the shade from the redwood t ...

Updated: May 14, 2011 5:32pm PST

Pacific white-sided dolphins

(Lagenorhynchus obliquidens) found in the cool to temperate waters of ...

Updated: Nov 07, 2014 6:46pm PST

Risso's dolphins

Grampus griseus) is the only species of dolphin in the genus Grampus.

Updated: Nov 07, 2014 6:42pm PST

Northern Right whale dolphin

(Lissodelphis borealis) a small and slender species of marine mammal

Updated: May 30, 2011 10:12am PST

Sierra Azul Nursery and Gardens

What a nice place to photograph plus you can pick up some plants for y ...

Updated: Jul 14, 2013 9:13pm PST

Merced Falls Lichens fields

Well, I did not see any waterfalls but I saw a lot of Lichens which is ...

Updated: Jun 29, 2011 7:36pm PST

Jason-Stephens Winery flowers

What a cool winery- they planted wildflowers in between the grape vine ...

Updated: Jun 12, 2011 7:57am PST

Pro Disc Golf Championship

Updated: Aug 24, 2011 4:21pm PST

Soberenos Point

This place is part of Big Sur(Garapata State park) but that particular ...

Updated: Jul 04, 2011 7:13pm PST

Old Tractors

Why tractors??? I grew up on a strawberry farm. As as very young kid, ...

Updated: Sep 23, 2011 7:58pm PST

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Re-enactment of the attack on Pearl Harbor. These planes are from the ...

Updated: Oct 03, 2011 7:27pm PST

Fleet Week

Navy celebrated 100 years of naval aviation with the Carl Vinson showi ...

Updated: Nov 16, 2012 6:53pm PST

Farallon Islands

Updated: Oct 30, 2011 7:39pm PST

Nike Missile Base SF-88

If you are in the area of the Marin Headlands, please take the guided ...

Updated: Oct 30, 2011 8:09pm PST

Pt Bonita Lighthouse

Unfortunately, the suspension bridge is closed for repairs so I could ...

Updated: Oct 31, 2011 4:15pm PST

Lunar eclipse

Well, this was shot under not-so-good conditions. High clouds came in. ...

Updated: Dec 11, 2011 8:45am PST

Moss Landing State Beach

There is a slough in this area

Updated: Jan 15, 2012 2:54pm PST

Alstrom Point, Utah

Definitely worth the drive! A high clearance 4WD is a must to drive ar ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:07pm PST

Cliff Dwellers, AZ

I stayed at Cliff Dwellers motel as a staging area for exploring North ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:34pm PST

Grovesnor Arch, Utah

This arch is located east of Kodachrome state park. What is really ama ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:49pm PST

House on Fire, Utah

If you are near Blanding, Utah, you need to shoot this place. The firs ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:52pm PST

Hunt's Mesa, AZ

I highly recommend this tour- Hunt's Mesa which is located in Monument ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 3:55pm PST

White Pocket, AZ

no special permits here but it is hard to get to because of the sandy ...

Updated: Feb 11, 2012 4:05pm PST

Palace of Fine Arts

Updated: May 03, 2012 6:55pm PST

Northern Saw-Whet Owl

Actually, I walked past this little guy. I was about a quarter mile i ...

Updated: Apr 29, 2012 8:07am PST

California Sea Lion

Zalophus californianus

Updated: May 17, 2012 6:34pm PST

Hollister Air Show

This is a very small air show which started when Watsonville moved its ...

Updated: May 26, 2012 8:30pm PST

Moon Glow Dairy

Nope- no cow pictures but birds instead. The birds are nesting on this ...

Updated: Jun 10, 2012 3:37pm PST

Harkins Slough

This place is located west of Watsonville. there are two sets of Ospre ...

Updated: Jul 15, 2012 7:58pm PST

Pinto Lake- birds

Updated: Jul 01, 2012 10:15am PST

Black Footed Albatross

Updated: Jun 17, 2012 2:59pm PST

Turkey Vulture

Updated: Jun 19, 2012 9:49pm PST

Woodies on the Wharf

Finally, I made it to this event. A free event where you can see a nic ...

Updated: Jun 22, 2014 11:28am PST

Minke whale

northern minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) I have been doing ...

Updated: Jul 20, 2012 6:50pm PST

Basking Shark

The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second largest living fi ...

Updated: Jul 20, 2012 6:49pm PST

Monterey Motorsports Reunion Races

Updated: Aug 17, 2014 3:09pm PST

Monterey motorsports Reunion Paddock

Updated: Aug 17, 2014 3:50pm PST

Watsonville Fly In

my air show gallery is getting too big so Watsonville should have its ...

Updated: Sep 02, 2012 3:09pm PST

Bob's unofficial D4 ISO test

well, I finally got around doing this. I have enough free time- I can ...

Updated: Sep 29, 2012 2:26pm PST

Commom Cuckoo

(Cuculus canorus); this bird is a summer migrant to Asia and Europe. S ...

Updated: Oct 04, 2012 6:50pm PST

South Plaza Cacti

Updated: Oct 08, 2012 9:22am PST

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagles in Watsonville?? yes, there is a breeding pair but I coul ...

Updated: Jan 14, 2013 5:29pm PST

Pfeiffer Beach Arch

I was told by a local photographer that this place is a 'secret' spot. ...

Updated: Dec 18, 2013 8:33pm PST


This thing looks familiar if you are a regular visitor to the Monterey ...

Updated: Jan 20, 2013 6:48pm PST

Northern Shoveler

Anus clypeata

Updated: Jan 22, 2013 4:59pm PST

Black Panties.....the boat

I figure this title would grab your attention. Somebody named this poo ...

Updated: Jan 22, 2013 5:09pm PST

White-tailed Kite

Elanus leucurus This bird hovers while hunting. Feeds mainly on rod ...

Updated: Feb 03, 2013 8:39am PST

Anna's Hummingbird

Calypte anna

Updated: Feb 02, 2013 7:17pm PST

House Finch

Carpodacus mexicanus

Updated: Feb 03, 2013 8:44am PST

American Robin

Turdus, migratorius

Updated: Feb 02, 2013 7:22pm PST

Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Updated: Feb 10, 2013 2:00pm PST

Pan Starrs Comet

Originally, I wanted to shoot at Seacliff State beach but when I saw t ...

Updated: Mar 16, 2013 9:06pm PST

Apple Labels

Long, long time ago, Watsonville was known for its apples. As time goe ...

Updated: Jun 28, 2013 1:00pm PST

Pipe reflections

I was installing my flagpole which is made up metal, tubular pipes. J ...

Updated: Jul 14, 2013 9:24pm PST


I came up with this idea a few years ago when I was photographing surf ...

Updated: Jan 17, 2015 1:28pm PST

My Brownies

here is my small collection of Kodak Brownies

Updated: Jul 28, 2013 1:36pm PST

Fur seal

Guadalupe fur seal.There is a fishing line wrapped around the seal's ...

Updated: Jul 30, 2013 9:20am PST

Hang Loose

I did not named this car; I bought it.

Updated: Dec 28, 2013 8:30pm PST

Ultimate Odd Couple

This a picture of my garage as you can see my sign: No Parking except ...

Updated: Jan 04, 2014 7:05pm PST

Gray Whales 2014

Jan 2nd, 2014

Updated: Jan 05, 2014 11:23am PST

Mavericks big wave surf contest

Well, I finally did it. I always wanted to try photograph this event b ...

Updated: Jan 26, 2014 3:26pm PST

B-29 Superfortress

This is the only air worthy B-29 in the world but that may change late ...

Updated: Jun 01, 2014 6:49pm PST

C-45 Expeditor

Built by Beechcraft; mainly used as VIP transport.

Updated: Jun 02, 2014 6:48pm PST

Mystery Spot

Well, they only charge six bucks for the tour so I felt I was not ripp ...

Updated: Aug 31, 2014 5:53pm PST

Greek Festival Santa Cruz

Food, Food, Food!!! I have been to both Monterey and Santa Cruz Greek ...

Updated: Sep 06, 2014 1:04pm PST

Santa Cruz County Fair

Again, I showed up for food- deep fried Twinkies, fried alligator on a ...

Updated: Sep 09, 2014 7:59pm PST

SF Giants World Series Celebration 2014

Back in 2012, I just started on my vacation but I was too busy packing ...

Updated: Nov 10, 2014 5:10pm PST

San Juan Bautista Rib Cook Off

I finally made it to this event. I have a special interest since I lik ...

Updated: May 16, 2015 12:36pm PST

Go Skate

These kids are quite talented.

Updated: Jul 19, 2015 5:24pm PST

SuperBike 2015

Shooting motorcycles is a lot of fun. Laguna Seca Raceway, CA

Updated: Jul 19, 2015 7:05pm PST

Ocean Safari

You just never know what you are going to see in the Monterey Bay

Updated: Jul 26, 2015 2:48pm PST

Tern, Tern, Tern

Remember that famous song by who else? The Byrds; Oh, its Turn, Turn, ...

Updated: Jul 28, 2015 6:39pm PST


These mating pair are located in a slough near Watsonville. I was told ...

Updated: Jul 29, 2015 3:38pm PST

B-25 Mitchell Bomber Flight

Finally, I did it; got a ride in a B-25 Bomber. If you have a choice b ...

Updated: Sep 06, 2015 5:11pm PST

Wings over Watsonville

Name change for the air show since there was no air show- budget probl ...

Updated: Sep 09, 2015 7:41pm PST

It is hot

I was out and about shooting pictures at Little Finland, Gold Butte, N ...

Updated: Sep 24, 2015 3:26pm PST

Super Moon Eclipse

Updated: Sep 28, 2015 6:37pm PST

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