I think this was already the 5th Gymkhana of the Ramona Santana Riders Equestrian Club that I have been shooting in the last year and a half. However, the challenges for horses and riders seem to be changing each time – this time it was the temperature. When I arrived at Casey Tibbs Western Center […]
Gymkhana, May 2017 Organized by the Ramona Santana Riders Equestrian Club, it was Gymkhana time once again, at the Casey Tibbs Western Center. While still just May, the temperature was well above 90F, harsh sun light, and as always, a kind-of dusty event to shoot. I find it quite challenging to shoot the extremely fast […]
Last weekend, I had the pleasure to photograph Beth Prinz in her sewing room, located in the back of the 1st floor of her Ramona home. The room has a big east facing window (high-up, close to ceiling), which nicely frames the lush east hillside and rocks behind the house, and a smaller south facing window. The sewing room just […]
The City of San Diego’s water levels are updated weekly and the readings taken on April 10, 2017 showed that Lake Sutherland Reservoir is 45% full. What a difference a couple of months can make. End of Summer 2016, the at lake was only at 7% of its capacity. San Diego’s East County Lake Morena, […]
Traveling down Wildcat Canyon Road, between Ramona / San Diego Country Estates and Lakeside, shortly after exiting the Barona Indian Reservation, you will find the Oak Oasis Open-Space Preserve on the West side of the road. The relative small preserve covers about 400 acres of oak woodland. The main hiking trail is a 2.5 miles loop that can […]
When photographing an impressive landscape, you often want to have almost everything in focus, the tree that in just a few feet away, as well as the mountain range in the distance – so you dial-in a very small aperture like f/22.