Category: Photography

It’s 3:00 PM and outside, in Yucca Valley, CA, it’s a pleasant 97 degrees with a humidity of 19%, so it feels like 94! You don’t get that in Charlotte, to be sure. 🙂 I’m holed up in my hotel room, hiding from the heat of the day. I’ll resume my photography this evening, after about 6:00 PM. I don’t know much about photographing the desert; however, I do know to stay out of the sun, drink lots of water…

Anita’s backyard! As shown in the photo, these elk were just moseying through Anita’s back yard! Yeah! Seriously. They were on her property! 🙂 Many of you who read Anita’s blog know about Galen and have seen his photo. You also know about the entity known as “The Husband”. Personally, I wondered if “The Husband” really existed. LOL – Well, I am here to tell you that he does and he is everything that Anita claims him to be. He’s…

My couple of days with Anita were absolutely fantastic! I’ll write more about that later. This afternoon, I left her house and drove to Yucca Valley, CA, some 3 1/2 hours away. It was, thankfully, and uneventful drive through the desert! When I arrived at the hotel, around 7:00 PM, I checked in, then took off and went to the park to have a look around. I plan to return tomorrow for a real ‘shoot’. I only stayed about 30…

Chasing the setting sun … Heading west for a bit to hang with Anita and others. I’m taking my laptop, so I will probably post a few photos here and there, but for the most part, going to hang out, experience the desert, and have a good time! Wheels up!

In general, I like to travel light. That is, take just enough equipment to get the job done, whatever that is. I travel with just enough clothes, etc. As I prepare for my trip out west to visit with Anita, Bob, and hopefully, Ibarionex if his schedule allows, I find myself in a dilemma. What should I take? The part of me that loves to travel light says: Just take the Nikon P-510. It has a 24-1000 mm lens, is…

Experimenting with themes. 🙂

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