Armchair photographers

A couple of things… I was researching some new articles I’m writing, and went back to one of my favorite essays, Ken Rockwell’s The Seven Levels of Photographers for inspiration. I noticed that he recently added a level 0 to this, having found a new...

From the treetops to Newport and beyond

We drove out to the coast again. After hours on Interstate 5 and then smaller highways weaving through the stubbly, clear-cut hills, it was a relief to see the Pacific again when we reached Newport. We quickly found a room at the Shilo Inn, which had a fabulous view...

More pictures from the coast

Yesterday, we drove from Fort Bragg to Crescent City today, stopping for a picnic on the beach. Each turn in the road brought a new spectacular vista. Further north, we entered the giant redwood forests, where trees live up to 2000 years. Today we’ll do some...