Category Archives: California

The Ride

Within the sport of bronco riding there are two categories: saddle broncs and barebacks. Saddle bronc riders have the advantage of putting their legs in stirrups; bareback bronc riders cling to the horse with just one hand.  I imagine it … Continue reading

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Bull Riders and Bullfighters

Bull riders are the rock stars of the rodeo.  They ride the biggest, toughest animals and risk the most with every turn out of the chute.  When the bull riders take the arena, everyone stops to watch. Stonyford was a … Continue reading

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Welcome To Stonyford

One weekend every year the tiny Northern California town of Stonyford is overrun by bull riders, bullfighters, bronco busters, steer wrestlers, calf ropers, barrel racers, beauty queens, rodeo lovers, and rebel rousers.  It’s the annual Stonyford rodeo and it’s the … Continue reading

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Tokens of Spring

John Steinbeck wrote that the wildflowers of a Northern California spring were so unbelievable that they were “Almost sinful looking.”  That makes sense – especially to a local – considering that much of the rest of the year, except for … Continue reading

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Around The City #2 – The Outer Lands From Grand View

On a warm night last week I took a midnight trip to the top of Grand View Park to photograph the lights of San Francisco’s Outer Lands. I mentioned Grand View Park in a previous post about The Moraga Steps, … Continue reading

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Sunsets and Dental Art

We went up to Tahoe last weekend and on Saturday night caught the sunset from Speedboat Beach on the north shore. I really enjoy photographing sunsets and with this one in particular I got a little out of hand running … Continue reading

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Around The City #1

I’m hoping that posts featuring photos in and around San Francisco will turn into somewhat of a series on this blog.  I’ve lived in the city for almost a year and I regret that I haven’t taken advantage of the … Continue reading

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