Sunday, March 31, 2013

Wine Tasting at Diane and John's

Tasting Panel publisher and executive editor Meridith May


Delightful Evening

Last Glass

Camera note: iPhone 4

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Dance with Life

...the people exercising look as if they were taken with a bit of German expressionism in mind, as in movies by Murnau or even later works by Bergman! (Steve Login)

Steve (long-time friend from UC Berkeley) made his observation on a sepia version of Stretching Bands  Photo
Bergman's The Seventh Seal--Dance with/of Death  Movie Clip  Image History 
Photos location: Exercisers were on an observation mound adjacent to the Loop Trail at Bolsa Chica Wetlands, Huntington Beach, CA. Pictures were taken from PCH.  Wikipedia
Camera info: Canon 7D with EF 100-400mm
Exposure: iso 100 400mm f22 1/320
Except for the crop, no post processing, that is, images are "out of the camera"

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Chance It Triassic

Learning the Science Rap and the Choreography from

"Triassic Parq" with Kelly Todd 

24hr Chance-a-Thon


The Chance Theater

Camera info: Olympus OMD E-M5 M.Zuiko 12mm f2.0

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Birding Bolsa Chica

Over 200 species visit the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. "Big" birds offer easy "looks" for beginners and children.

White Pelicans
Great Blue Herons

Snowy Egret

Somewhat smaller birds can be spotted by the trail and overhead.

 Black-crowned Night-heron

Even some of the smaller birds present themselves for easy viewing.

Foster's Tern


Marbled Godwits
And the smallest--can you find them?

Snowy Plover
Belding's Savannah Sparrow

Ducks too!

Greater Scaup

See you there.


The wetlands are located across PCH from Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach, California. Wikipedia
Judy led birding tours for The Bolsa Chica Land Trust for many years. Photos taken with various Canon Cameras mated with an EF 100-400 mm L IS.