For me, the photos in this post truly show how beautiful and also unique the San Diego Country Estates are. The photos below were taken with a small (mirror-less) camera, mounted on a quad-copter, like seen in this “selfie”. All photos were taken in the first four months of this year, maybe the most colorful […]
JULIAN PIONEER CEMETERY the final resting place of many of Julian’s early residents. Gravesites date back to the mid 1800s. “This historical cemetery began in the 1870’s amid the clamor for gold in the hills surrounding the newly established Julian. For many pioneers, the toil of hard life ended on the hill above Julian.” … […]
“Wide Open Spaces” She needs wide open spaces Room to make her big mistakes She needs new faces She knows the high stakes Dixie Chicks – Wide Open Spaces (1998) Usually, I don’t rely on small and light action-cameras to capture high quality aerial images. Instead, I use a smaller, relatively light mirrorless photo camera, […]
Sunday afternoon, ‘golden hour’ at the San Diego Country Estates, let’s launch Icarus and take some aerial photos. The weather is nice and clear, there is little to no wind this afternoon, and two batteries are charged, so that should be a good opportunity to take some nice shots. Here is one of the more […]
Hard to believe, but the photo above was taken at noon in very bright sun light … here is the more traditional look, showing the expected harsh light and deep shadows, created by the midday sun. Setting the camera’s shutter speed (the time light is allowed in to hit the film or sensor) high enough and […]
Golden hour at the San Vicente Golf Club and Resort In photography, the golden hour (sometimes known as magic hour) is a period shortly after sunrise or before sunset during which daylight is redder and softer than when the Sun is higher in the sky. Picture yourself in this shot ..