San Miguel de Asheville?

After 3 visits, a number of experiences, and especially, talking to some locals, I can see the truth in Stephanie’s...

Embrace the face

Usually, one of the first things that I do when I get a new camera is to turn off bells...

That’s heavy

The other day, I took the D700 out for a stroll with just the camera and a 50 mm lens...

Are you Cuban or Puerto Rican?

(Translated from Spanish) Man: So, are you Cuban or Puerto Rican? Me: Neither. I’m from The United States (note, not...

Big Sur, CA – June 2006 No. I’m not talking about my Spanish. It is still difficult! I’m talking about camera sensors. I was looking back through some of my shots that I took in 2006, this being one of…

In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it. ~Lao Tzu There’s just something about a stream cutting through rocks. Patient. Insistent. Effective.

La cascada Hiking. I had my own definition. For me, it meant a brief, or perhaps not so brief, walk in the woods with gently rolling hills, chipmunks dancing about on the ‘forest’ floor, birds chirping, no backpack, no special…

If you’ve ever given any thoughts to becoming an entomologist, but became frustrated because your trips to the great outdoors never seemed to yield neither the quantity nor variety of insects that you desire … Fear no more. I will…

In general, mornings are reserved for walking. It’s the best time for me. It’s cool outside and there aren’t many people around. Also, should I decide to extend my walk, I need not worry about it getting dark. I do…