Friday, September 8, 2017

Chris Sullivan at the Huntington Beach Art League

Gail Ferguso was the lucky winner
of the mixed-media piece generously 
donated by Chris.

Thanks, Chris!

Camera Note. Olympus OMD EM1 Mk2 with M.Zuiko 12-40 mm f/2.8 pro and M.Zuiko 40-150 mm f/2.8 pro.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Way Cool Day

Portland 4:30 departure for Willamette Mission State Park Salem, Oregon

Arrived--waiting for park opening: 5:45:57
Plenty of provisions: 7:36:19 



Diamond ring: 10:18:29

Totality: 10:19:04

Totality: 10:23:00
Diamond ring: 10:21:16


Original destination was Madras, but traffic and weather forecasts pointed us to Salem. Josh Cozby provided invaluable information about Salem viewing options (an invite to his house too)--thank you!

Members of our party included cousin Carole (Washington DC), her niece Linda (Olympia, Washington) and her great nephew Matt (Portland).

Eclipse images (out-of-camera jpgs uncropped) with Olympus Pen F (hand-held) M.Zuiko 40-150 mm f2.8 pro (at totality: 150mm/35mm equivalent of 300mm, ISO 200, f2.8, 1/250).

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Beach Camp 2017 with Maddie, Ryan and Sam

Sunday morning "Junior Chef" competition

Art projects during the week


Ryan learned to surf

Maddie honed her soccer skills

Final performances at Sammy musical theater workshop

After seven days they were exited to go home
And we survived...

Note. Activities by M&M Surfing School, British Soccer Camp, Ann Pennypackers's Musical Madness and their Super Grandma-Judy. And, thanks to Uncle Matt for the Pop-up Tents tents for the boys.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Barrow is really cold...

Snowy Owl

King Elder

American Golden-Plover

Baird's Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Semipalmated Plover

"Barrow Sparrow"
(Snow Bunting)


Daily list with High Lonesome BirdTour leader Stephan Loenz

Yes, really cold!

 Thanks to Stephan and

Cameras.  Olympus OMD EM1 MKII 300 mm f/4 lens plus 1.4 TC
                 Bird list with iPhone 6s
                 Whale bones with Olympus T4