Thursday, July 10, 2014

So, How's That Working For You?

Los Angeles

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

LA is Place of Discovery

Los Angeles -- One would think that a native-born Angelino would have visited the Griffith Park Observatory more than once in his lifetime. Back in the late 70s, we high schoolers used to run around the park at night looking for guards to chase us, but we ended up chasing each other more than anything. We used to also visit the nearby Greek Theater, climb the trees behind the last rows and watch bands like Peter, Paul and Mary perform.

Pictured above, a family watches a near 250-pound brass ball on a 40-foot cable, slowly swig from side to side, knocking over small pegs representing the current hour. What most people don't realize at first is that the giant pendulum is not turning, rather, the Earth is rotating causing the ball to appear to move.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Blue Boy

Orange County, CA -- Every once in a while, I pop a shot and discover a winning image. I took this photo at dear friend's wedding this weekend. By the way, I did not manipulate anything on this image other than adjusting exposure.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Lemon Drops from Heaven

Pasadena -- Twenty fourteen has been a good year for citrus. Our lemon tree is bursting with fruit--so much, we can't keep up with the yellow beauties falling onto the driveway each day. We now affectionately call them "lemon drops." Some days we have more than 15 Eureka lemons fall at a time. That makes enough lemonade for the whole neighborhood, plus a few for cooking....