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11 August 2015 When I first posted this to flickr, I wrote: It is tarantula migration season. The tarantulas aren’t really migrating: they are males going from hole to hole looking for a mate. I saw one who was carrying some flowers, a bottle of wine and a box of candy….

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Snowy Egret

1 August 2015 One of the summer residents of Bolsa Chica March.

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Bolsa Chica

August 1, 2015 Bolsa Chica is the largest saltwater marsh between the Tijuana River and Elkhorn Slough, California. This overview shows this rich wildlife habitat.

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Matilja Poppies

May 2, 2015 One of these days I am going to do a week of nothing but these wildflowers. Next spring.

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The Saddleback

April 18, 2015. Cezanne had his Mont Sainte-Victoire. I have The Saddleback which I have captured from various angles. Redscale is a special film made by Lomography. I enjoy it for the bright orange tones it lends to the pictures. I used a Bronica ETRSi shooting 120 film for this landscape taken along O’Neill Regional […]

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Black Sage

May 16, 2014 I did not enjoy this wildflower season as much as I did last year’s. The heat brought too many flowers to bloom too quickly and I missed many of the main displays though I did encounter a few species that were new to me including Hubby’s Phacelia. Black sage is a common […]

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Gull Distortion

Date: January 4, 2015 Some nights drag on. And on. I set myself the project of getting to know my photoshop program better; so I found this photo of an unsuspecting gull and wreaked a few steps of alteration.

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Common Fiddleneck

Date: March 15, 2015 I found this gem next to the parking lot in Limestone Canyon Wilderness Park. The flowers are blooming earlier than usual this year. In a few weeks, this patch will be brown and forgotten. I shot it with a 200mm lens.

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