July 21, 2019
Leica Macro-Elmar-M 90mm f/4 Lens Review

My goal in purchasing the Leica Macro-Elmar-M 90mm f/4 lens was to have a compact telephoto lens for my hiking ventures in California's Sierra Nevada mountains. I currently have both the Leica Elmarit-M 90mm f/2.8 and Leica Tele-Elmar-M 135mm f/4 lens, but compared to the Leica Macro-Elmar-M 90mm f/4, the weight difference is substantial. If […]

July 11, 2019
Wahweap Hoodoos

First off, I would like to thank David Swindler from Action Photo Tours for guiding us to the Wahweap Hoodoos. "David is now our "go-to" tour guide when it comes to photographic excursions to the Southwest. David guided us on three tours to Wahweap Hoodoos, Coyote Buttes South, and White Pocket. His knowledge of the […]

June 24, 2019
Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park

I can never get tired of driving to Glacier Point to view the majestic Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Nevada, Vernal, and Yosemite Falls. The views from Glacier Point are spectacular! With the weather forecast calling for thunderstorms in the afternoon combined with Glacier Point road being open, I knew we were in for dramatic cloud […]

May 20, 2019
Springtime in Yosemite National Park

My calendar is always marked the first week in May to visit Yosemite National Park. My activities at the park include photographing the waterfalls, hiking on the Mist Trail, and seeing the Mountain Dogwood blossoms. In my opinion, springtime in Yosemite National Park is the best time of the year to visit the park.  Note: […]

April 29, 2019
Preston School of Industry in Ione California

Located in Ione, California, the Preston School of Industry, also known as Preston Castle, was one of the oldest and best-known reform schools in the United States. The abandoned building has since been named a California Historical Landmark (#867) and listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NPS-75000422). Note: The images on this page […]

March 31, 2019
Reiff's Antique Gas Station Automotive Museum

Mark Reiff's converted his home into a museum that provides a nostalgic tribute to the old time car culture of the 1950s and 1960s. Exhibits include the old gas station, 1956 Chevy tow truck, diner, general store, movie theater, car crash, airplane crash, vintage gas station signs & logos and other antique automotive memorabilia. Thank […]

March 27, 2019
Winter in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park received significant snowfall in February 2019. With 18 to 24 inches of snow on the valley floor, we took advantage of the snowy landscape conditions to capture the following images throughout the park. Also, this was the first time using the Leica Tele-Elmar-M 135mm f/4 lens on the Leica M10. For a […]

March 26, 2019
Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park

The Folsom Powerhouse is part of a colorful chapter of Sacramento history and is also an example of the tremendous advance in the commercial application of electricity. H.P. Livermore realized that the water of the American River could turn generators for electrical power in Sacramento, 22 miles downstream. With his partners, Livermore built the powerhouse, […]

March 26, 2019
Knight Foundry - Sutter Creek, California

Knight Foundry is both a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark and a California Registered Historical Landmark. The Foundry is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was named by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of America’s eleven most endangered historic places. Thank you, Robin Peters (Chairman, Knight Foundry Alliance) for […]

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