High noon in the desert, I connected with a new friend. This caterpillar was living on the edge of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Over lunch, she demonstrated how she was able to climb her way to the top in this hostile environment.
I discovered a very human herd mentality as my camera, my guide Jennifer and I observed seals from the bluffs along Carpinteria’s Coastal Vista Trail. These young parents left hustle and bustle of the deep Pacific to start their new families in the suburban sanctuary of this protected Seal Rookery. A new born pup opens…
Here a some pictures of a doe and her two fawns that live near my building. They are adorable and very playful.
I photographed many animals while living in Europe, and the ability I had to get up close and personal to them was amazing! Different from seeing them behind glass at a zoo!
“You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha
Arcadia, California is well known for its peacock population. These colorful birds wander the neighborhoods of this San Gabriel Valley town. Here are a few I photographed while visiting the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. I wasn’t lucky enough to have one fan its fathers on this day.
While many parts of the country can rightfully claim to be horse country, the area known as Hidden Valley in the Santa Monica Mountains of southeast Ventura County is probably the most filmed horse country in the world. Hidden Valley acts as the convenient stand-in for hundreds of commercials, television shows and feature films. Here…
On a weekend getaway to San Luis Obispo, California, we ventured out beyond Avila Beach to the Hartford Pier. Dozens of pelicans roamed the pier and surrounding grounds. It was a chance to photograph these birds up close and personal.
Over the years, our neighborhood would be visited by a gaze of raccoons. They were more often heard, rather than seen and would scurry off in the shadows cast by streetlights when we would go out to investigate. Then there was this lone raccoon that for several nights came up to our sliding glass door…
Little puppies and big puppies are so cute!