Yearly Archives: 2013

This is Stillwater Cove Regional Park in Sonoma County. Wonder what lies under the water here? Dirona albolineata aka “White lined Dirona” is a nudbranch aka seaslug. Unlike their brothers from a different mother on land, these ocean going slugs are gorgeous. Nudibranchs are found all over the worlds ocean and come in more colors […]

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I had the pleasure of covering the annual fundraiser for Team Swift, the premier junior cycling development team based in Sonoma County. With the generous support from their sponsors Team Swift gives kids/young adults the skills that will last them a lifetime both on the bike and off. Here are a few of my favorite […]

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Hawaiian Garden Eels – 130′ Molokini Crater Yellowfin Surgeon Fish – Pualu Hawaiian Spotted Toby – A mischievous puffer Hawaiian Spotted Toby – A mischievous puffer Thornback Cow Fish – Moo! Thornback Cow Fish – Moo! Gold Lace Nudibrach – A Hawaiian native WWII Helldiver  – Curtiss SB2C WWII Helldiver  – Curtiss SB2C Porcupine Fish – Kokala […]

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The Common Murres migrate to these nearshore rocks just off Yaquina Head on the Oregon Coast to hatch their offspring. There was a time when humans posed the greatest threat to these birds and their habitat but now Bald Eagles have grown in number in recent years and find easy meals here of the young […]

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I had the honor of photographing the Sonoma County Survivors Reunion again this year. Pretty amazing event where rescuers – Dr.s, RN’s, dispatchers, paramedics, firefighters, EMTs and good samaritans come together and celebrate a life saved. This years event was held at Imagery Estate Winery in the Sonoma Valley. Henry 1, Sonoma County Sheriffs helicopter […]

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Team Swift, Sonoma County’s road racing junior development team held their “Ride the Route” the morning of the Stage 8 finish of this years Amgen Tour of California. The juniors on Team Swift had the opportunity to ride the 15 finishing miles of Stage 8 along with some of their alumni who have gone on […]

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Mendocino County Ranch, this 1300 acre gem in Southern Mendocino County has a seasonal creek running through it. Wildlife abounds, I saw a Western pond turtle swimming in the creek today and several deer enjoying the last of  the green spring bloom this year. This project is for a marketing campaign that will use photos […]

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Team Swift is the local junior development road racing team in Sonoma County. Headed by professional women’s cyclist Laura Charameda, Team Swift gives riders between the ages of 10-18 an incredible opportunity to develop into U.S. Pro Cyclists. These kids have heart, soul and determination that can be seen as they compete in the weekly […]

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Here are a couple of photos from a family owned precision CNC shop here in Sonoma County – Ansonia. They create a wide range of parts from raw aluminum, stainless steel, iron and Delrin to service a variety of U.S. businesses. These are the jewels of the industrial age.

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