A path through life


I enjoy finding different bridges and walkways to photograph. It gets me thinking about all the different paths I have taken to get where I am now.

Title: Blue skies across the bridge
Location: Edison, NJ
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I took this walking around the river in Edison.

Title: Walk around
Location: Edison, NJ
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I visited the Grounds for sculpture and it was a wonderful experience. Walking through the outdoor sculpture gallery and gardens on a beautiful day was the highlight of my vacation.

Title: Trellis walkway
Location: Trenton, NJ
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I took this photo of a silhouetted man at the end of a bridge. I love the high contrast of the shadows on the bridge.

Title: Silhouette at the end of the bridge
Location: Trenton, NJ
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4

Piscataway town burial grounds


This church was established in 1689 it was a Baptist church until 1704. The British army used St. James as a hospital from 1776-1777.

Title: St. James Episcopal church
Location: Edison, NJ
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


The Piscataway burial grounds is one of the earliest in Middlesex county.

Title: Burial grounds
Location: Edison, NJ
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I can no longer read the date or name on this old broken headstone.

Title: Broken headstone
Location: Edison, NJ
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


This is the oldest cemetery I have ever visited.

Title: August 1818
Location: Edison, NJ
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4

Self reflection


Starfish are beautiful and I was inspired by one I found so I created this image. I wanted this image to have the same colors and texture of the starfish.

Title: Soul of a starfish
Location: Ventura, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I love how this image turned out. I’m always battling with my own personal demons and that is the inspiration for this photo.

Title: Personal demons
Location: Ventura, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8

Sunset at sea


The sunset was a beautiful blue gradient over the teal blue ocean today. I took this photo at the end of the pier looking back at the mountains.

Title: Shades of blue
Location: Ventura, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


The clouds in the sky are crazy patterns of white and blue only a little sliver of sunshine is breaking through.

Title: Sunset at sea
Location: Ventura, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I love the pink clouds over the pier this was my favorite photo from today.

Title: Beach pier
Location: Ventura, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I took this photo about 20 min after the sunset the sky was still glowing a beautiful orange pink color.

Title: Lines of a sunset
Location: Ventura, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4

Soft spring pink wildflowers


I hope you enjoy this collection of beautiful pink flowers from a local garden.

Title: Light pink Aster
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter

Title: Little pink flowers
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter

Title: Light pink Gazania
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter

Title: Purple & green wildflower
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter

Bright orange macro floral photography


I was so lucky to get this photo. Just as the honey bee was flying away I got his little shadow on a beautiful orange California poppy flower. This is one of my all time favorite photos I have ever taken.

Title: Honey bee shadow
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


This is a beautiful up close look at the Aloe succulent flower.
Title: Aloe vera orange bloom
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


This is a beautiful yellow and red stripped daisy-like flower native to Southern Africa.

Title: Red & yellow gazania
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


This Kentish hero plant is like an orange bubble machine. I love the little orange and yellow puffy flowers on this shrub

Title: Kentish hero (orange bubble)
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter

Bright white spring flowers


This potato vine flower is perfect for growing on trellis, or arch ways. I love all the beautiful bright white little flowers on this vine.

Title: Potato vine flower
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


Aster flowers are some of the most interesting blooms I have ever seen.

Title: White Aster
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


Beautiful little macro photo of a white foxglove flower.

Title: Foxglove
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


This is one of the most fun ornamental shrubs. I love the spherical clusters of white and green-tinted blossoms.

Title: Common snowball
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter

Red and green succulents


This succulent is part of the Aloe family. I love the burnt red and light yellow colors in this Aloe buhrii.

Title: Aloe buhrii
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


This is a small clipping of a beautiful Aeonium succulent.

Title: light green succulent
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


I love the bright green and red colors of the Aeonium urbicum succulent. This succulent is about the size of a dime, the macro lens makes it look much bigger.

Title: Aeonium urbicum
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


This Kalanchoe luciae succulent is one of the craziest plants I have ever seen. The dark red color is gorgeous.

Title: Paddle plant
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter

Honey bees


I was excited about all the honey bees at the garden the other day. I got a lot of amazing up close photos of bees pollinating different flowers around the garden.

Title: Yellow buzzz
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


I love how up close and personal this photo is all the detail in the bee is amazing. This honey bee looks beautiful against the bright orange California poppy.

Title: Poppy & bee
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


This bee was flying away and I got this photo of him at the last second.

Title: Pollinating
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


I hope you enjoyed this collection of macro photos of honey bees.

Title: Honey bee
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter

Wispy clouds


A lot of people are practicing kite surfing on the beach today. The weather is perfect for it today because the Santa ana winds are so strong.

Title: Kite surfing
Location: Port Hueneme, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


The wispy clouds in the dark blue sky look beautiful.

Title: Coastal winds
Location: Port Hueneme, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I love spending all day at the beach.

Title: Relax by the sea
Location: Port Hueneme, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


The love of my life.

Title: In love
Location: Port Hueneme, California
Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8

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