Category Archives: Color

Yosemite: inspiration is real

I stopped the rental car pretty fast seeing El Captain in person for the first time. It was early in the morning, the light was not great but the scene still amazingly beautiful. After seeing so many stunning photographs of

Yosemite: inspiration is real

I stopped the rental car pretty fast seeing El Captain in person for the first time. It was early in the morning, the light was not great but the scene still amazingly beautiful. After seeing so many stunning photographs of

Hiking in Scotland

Last year was a good one for travel. A friend and I joined a hiking tour of Scotland. Our group was small, the guide was excellent. The hikes were challenging and fantastic with wonderful trails in some stunning landscapes. There

Hiking in Scotland

Last year was a good one for travel. A friend and I joined a hiking tour of Scotland. Our group was small, the guide was excellent. The hikes were challenging and fantastic with wonderful trails in some stunning landscapes. There

Italy 2012 Part 3

We ended our tour of Italy with stops in Florence and Siena. The fabulous food and wine continued–first with a wine tasting and dinner (and dancing!) at a local vineyard. Then there was dinner at a count’s estate. Just about everything

Italy 2012 Part 3

We ended our tour of Italy with stops in Florence and Siena. The fabulous food and wine continued–first with a wine tasting and dinner (and dancing!) at a local vineyard. Then there was dinner at a count’s estate. Just about everything

Italy 2012 Part 2

Assisi! Venice! Burano! This was my first trip to Assisi and Venice. Both were so interesting with lovely landscapes, fascinating historic sites and wonderful food. Both St. Francis Cathedral and St. Mark’s Basilica were amazing to see. The similarities in architecture

Italy 2012 Part 2

Assisi! Venice! Burano! This was my first trip to Assisi and Venice. Both were so interesting with lovely landscapes, fascinating historic sites and wonderful food. Both St. Francis Cathedral and St. Mark’s Basilica were amazing to see. The similarities in architecture

Italy 2012 Part 1

I was fortunate to take a trip to Italy earlier this year. It was a tour arranged by my mom. I’ve been to Italy before on my own but appreciated all the expert guides we had on the trip. I

Italy 2012 Part 1

I was fortunate to take a trip to Italy earlier this year. It was a tour arranged by my mom. I’ve been to Italy before on my own but appreciated all the expert guides we had on the trip. I

Skies, Shadows and HDR

HDR–high dynamic range. Even if this is the first time you’ve seen these words, you’ve run into it. It’s the scene with the dramatic sky above a beautiful building in shade. It’s the landscape where the light is coming from

Skies, Shadows and HDR

HDR–high dynamic range. Even if this is the first time you’ve seen these words, you’ve run into it. It’s the scene with the dramatic sky above a beautiful building in shade. It’s the landscape where the light is coming from

Washington Coast

Back to the trip to Seattle and Washington state in 2005. After I dropped my friend at the airport I drove out to the Olympic Peninsula to see the mountains and the coast. I put a decent amount of miles

Washington Coast

Back to the trip to Seattle and Washington state in 2005. After I dropped my friend at the airport I drove out to the Olympic Peninsula to see the mountains and the coast. I put a decent amount of miles