A few minutes after taking off from the airport in Santa Rosa in a hot air balloon. The world is my marble.
Soaring over Santa Rosa
Ballooning over Santa Rosa: a smaller balloon following us had its reflection show up in a pool below for a few brief moments
The tree closest to the famous Lone Cypress doesn't get enough attention in my opinion. When I ws there, the lines it traced against the sunset were far more compelling than anything I could see in the Lone Cypress, though!
Silhouettes of the various denizens of Bird Rock at dusk: some Brandt's Cormorants and Western and Heermann's Gulls, and a bunch of California Sea Lions on the right
The sun breaking through the horizon at Haleakala
I'm sure you can guess what these will inevitably attract...
A view from Richardson Bay, with a number of Common and Ring-billed Gulls picking about at low tide at the front, with San Francisco shrouded in the mist in the background.
17-Mile Drive at sunset
The Atlanta skyline as reflected in Piedmont Park
A Western Gull with SoMA in the background
After descending into the crater and climbing back out on the Halemau'u Trails, we saw a rainbow below us somewhere over the Waikamoi forest. The clouds to the left of the rainbow gave us some pretty nasty rain and wind shortly thereafter!
Early morning snorkel cruise to Molokini
Patrick's Point State park
Typical North Coast scene, with mist and dramatic cliffs
Interesting surf and lighting conditions in Wailea
Brown Pelicans soaring over a sailboat and the Bay Bridge
Ferry Building dawn
Early morning at the Ferry Building before Bay to Breakers
Friends on a mission
Candid sunset photo of a group of day hikers I found walking along the levees at Don Edwards
Big waves at Point Joe along 17-Mile Drive
CaliforniaHDRNorthern CaliforniaSanta RosaWine Countryballooningequipmentfisheyehot air balloonlens