Month: October 2018

Ohiopyle State Park, PA

I took an overnight trip to Ohiopyle Sate Park in southwestern Pennsylvania two days ago. It’s about a two and half hour drive from Frederick where I live. Usually this time of year the fall foliage colors should reach the peak conditions but not this […]


Mist Great Falls – 2018.10.22.

I’ve been taking misty Great Falls photos in the fall for many years but still get excited to see and photograph these beautiful scenes. When I found out the temperature dipped down to close to freezing point this morning, I decided to join the commuters […]

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Missions San Buenaventura and Santa Barbara

We visited Mission Santa Barbara and Mission San Buenaventura at Ventura on our last day of touring Los Angeles last week.  Mission Santa Barbara was founded on December 4, 1786. It is an incredible beautiful and spacious mission with a nice garden.  San Buenaventura Mission […]



THE SEQUENCE OF GETTING UP AND SURF – I used my $500 Olympus mirrorless camera with 300mm lens to shoot in fast multiple exposures while visiting Channel Islands Visitors’ Center in Ventura, CA. The sea was too rough for us to take ferry to any […]

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Getty Center and Getty Villa in L.A.

While in Los Angeles last week we enjoyed visiting both Getty Center and Getty Villa. Getty Center, a modern building complex with a beautiful garden is great for architectural photography and for the Getty Villa we enjoyed the precious collection of Greek and Roman artifacts […]