Red Shouldered Hawk Waiting for its Mate

Hawk standing on the edge of the nest
This hawk was sitting in the nest with only a head showing when it climbed up. Its mate showed up shortly thereafter. This photo was taken at the Spring Lake Regional Park, Santa Rosa, California.

Nestlings

Great Egret and two nestlings
A great egret and her two nestlings. Taken at the W. 9th St. rookery, Santa Rosa, California.

Smiling

Garden Pansy
I photographed this garden pansy with raindrops using my iPhone RX while walking in my neighborhood.

California Poppy

Yellow Poppy
This flower taken on a light pad using a focus rail. There were about 25 images taken to get the entire flower in focus. The poppy is from my yard in Sonoma County, California

Sonoma County Vineyard with Early Sping Mustard Growing

Spring Vineyard
Look down from Nelligan Road over the Kunde Family Vineyards to Hwy CA-12.

Flowers on a Sonoma County Beach

Ice plant blooming on a Sonoma County beach
“From Our Walls” is a Santa Rosa Photographic Society exhibition at the Steele Lane Community Center, 415 Steele Ln, Santa Rosa, CA. The show opens on December 3 and closes on January 28. The Center is open Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5 pm. I have two additional photographs in this exhibition.

Autumn in Sonoma County Wine Country

View of Vineyards in the fall.
View of vineyards from Nelligan Road.

Sonoma County Vineyard in Autumn

Vineyard in Autumn
Look down from Nelligan Road over the Kunde Family Vineyards.

Autumn in the Sonoma County Vineyards

Fall in the Sonoma County Vineyards
Looking up from CA-12 over the Kunde Family Vineyards toward Nelligan Rd.

Sonoma County Vineyards in Autumn

Sonoma County Vineyards in fall
Look down from Nelligan Road over the Kunde Family Vineyards to Hwy CA-12.

Autumn Vineyards Along Nelligan Road, Sonoma County

Sonoma County Vineyards in autumn

Beautiful changing colors as fall moves into winter.

Autumn in Dry Creek Valley

Sonoma Wine country
Vines are turning reds and yellows marking the end of productive season in the vineyards of Sonoma County, California.

My Photos in MIDway Magazine

Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa, CA – Midway by Butler Amusements

I’m pleased to announce that 16 of my photographs are in the most recent issue of MIDWAY magazine, 2021 vol. III in the article “Butler Amusements: A Year of Jubilee”, written by Sharon Barlow, Editor, and Publisher of the magazine. In this issue, Sharon also published the photos in my “Fun At The Carnival” portfolio that was honored with an honorable mention by the Northern California Council of Camera Clubs (N4C). Here is the link to the magazine featuring my photos: pageturnpro.com https://www.pageturnpro.com/Progress-Printing/101308-A21-IssIII/sdefault.html#page/1

Gamba Winery – Springtime

winery building with flowers in the vineyard
One of the many Sonoma County, California wineries. It has beautiful grounds with white daisies and yellow mustard flowers growing among the vines.

Crowd Uprising

Tree trimming cherry pickers raised in the air.

Kunde Vineyard

This is one of my favorite place to photograph year around. There is pull off that rises above the vineyard for great shots.

Mustard, Trees and Vines

Mustard Growing in the Vines at B.R. Cohen Winery in the Valley of the Moon, Sonoma Wine Country, California.

More of Vineyards Along W. Dry Creek Road

fence with mustard, vines, and fruit trees
Flowering mustard and fruit trees among dormant zinfandel vines make up the beauty found in Sonoma Wine Country.

Vineyards Along W. Dry Creek Rd.

vines, fruit trees, mustard on a hillside
Flowering mustard and fruit trees among dormant zinfandel vines make up the beauty found in Sonoma Wine Country.

Early Morning Light

Early Spring in the Sonoma Valley Wine Country.

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