California

Santa Cruz Half Marathon / 10K / 5K Photos (April 12 2015)

Santa Cruz Half Marathon / 10K / 5K Photos (April 12 2015)

Photos from the Santa Cruz Half Marathon/10k Race on 04.12.15. While there were plenty of hired photographers, I might have been the only one walking the course. 

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Tim Thomas and the Abalone Soiree in Half Moon Bay California

Tim Thomas and the Abalone Soiree in Half Moon Bay California

Learn about Abaloneโ€™s "Rise to Culinary Fame" with fisheries historian Tim Thomas. Learn the history of red abalone fishing in Monterey Bay, see photos of Japanese fishermen who came to California to risk their lives diving for it, and the German restauranteur who made abalone famous.  Presented by Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. 

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Shoreline Park Photowalk

Shoreline Park Photowalk

I had the opportunity to take a lunchtime walk around Shoreline Park (Mountain View, CA) recently. I got the chance to play with my new Olympus E-M1 and 40-150mm 2.8 zoom, which performed beautifully. I am really enjoying the Micro-Four Thirds (MFT) system. 

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BMW and Saveur's Culinary Road Trip - Part One: The Cars

BMW and Saveur's Culinary Road Trip - Part One: The Cars

A collaboration between BMW of Mountain View and Saveur Magazine. The dealership invited it's top customers to test drive some of their high end vehicles. Then they sat down to an excellent meal composed by Saveur and The Four Seasons.

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Blair and Gillian's La Jolla Beach Wedding (San Diego, CA)

Blair and Gillian's La Jolla Beach Wedding (San Diego, CA)

I'm pleased to report that my first experience with wedding photography went really well. I was surprised when my friends asked me to help photograph their wedding in San Diego earlier this month. Surprised, and very honored.

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Baby Goats Arrive at Harley Farms (Pescadero, CA)

Baby Goats Arrive at Harley Farms (Pescadero, CA)

Last weekend I headed over to the coastide to see the new kids born at Pescadero's Harley Farms. The farm dates back to 1910, when it was founded as a cow dairy. In subsequent decades it fell into disuse. That is, until it was bought by Dee Harley in 1982. A native of Yorkshire, England, she restored the property and grew her herd from six goats all the way up to 200. This is the only working dairy in San Mateo County. They sell a variety of products in their farm store, but the main attraction is the cheese.

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