Aerial view of Los Angeles at the inersection of I-405 and I-10.
Science vs. Engineering
"Scientists study the world as it is. Engineers create the world that never has been."
- Theodore von Karman.
The Golden gate bridge and San Francisco
Panorama of the Golden Gate bridge and San Francisco taken from here.
Landmarks include (from left to right) Alcatraz, Bay Bridge/Treasure Island, Fisherman's Wharf, Russian Hill, and the Richmond Districts.
Macro photography of spring blooms in Santa Barbara, California.
Looking toward the Eastern islets of Anacapa Island
Looking toward the Eastern islets of Anacapa as the fog lifts in the afternoon. Anacapa provides a safe haven for thousands of birds that use the island for nesting. In fact, 90% of Southern California's seagulls are born on Anacapa Island and many return to the island to mate.
Seagull on Anacapa Island
Newborn seagull and eggs on Anacapa Island
Seagull with baby on Anacapa
Seagull protecting its baby on Anacapa Island
Barrel tasting of a Syrah at Bridlewood Winery
Barrel tasting of a Syrah at the beautiful Bridlewood Winery estate in Santa Ynez, California.
Mojave Mound Cactus bloom @ Joshua Tree NP
Mojave Mound Cactus (Echinocereeus triglochiderus var. mojavensis) in bloom at Joshua Tree National Park.
Sunset at Goleta Beach
Tide rolls in as the sun sets over Goleta Beach.
Snack time for the Lesser Goldfinch
A male Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) feeding in the afternoon.
Goleta - after the storm
In transition between the storms and the sun, we get a glimpse of the clouds glowing at dusk as they retreat into the mountains.
Dani Pedrosa @ MotoGP
Dani Pedrosa dragging knee around turn 9 (aka "Rainey Curve") of the Laguna Seca raceway during the 2006 MotoGP in California.
Ready for racing
Snowboard waxed to perfection at the Speed Shop.
Overlooking the ocean
Ferren Road Sunset
Sunset from Ferren Road, Goleta, CA.
Big blue eyes looking intently at mom.
Little feet at play
Maya playing in Tucker's Grove, Santa Barbara.
Andrew Murray Vineyards
Andrew Murray's 2005 Syrah Santa Ynez Valley.
Armand exercising outdoors on a sunny Santa Barbara afternoon.
A house overlooking the Santa Barbara coastline
At the base of the Los Padres National Forest, a house overlooks the Santa Barbara coastline at sunset.
Colin Edwards at MotoGP, Laguna Seca
Colin Edwards dragging knee around turn 9 (aka "Rainey Curve") of the Laguna Seca raceway during the 2006 MotoGP in California.