Author Archives: Andi

Horned

We saw this Coast Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma coronatum blainvillii) on a hike at Mount Diablo State Park. His tactics to avoid detection seemed to have been to alternately hold perfectly still for a while, and then to sprint a foot … Continue reading

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Blasted

Another shot from Big Sur. When I took this shot we were sheltering behind a rock from the wind and sand that blasted everything around us. This rock looked as if it got blasted quite frequently. This shot is a … Continue reading

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Stellar’s Jay

A Stellar’s Jay (Cyanocitta steller), who adamantly demanded to get some of our peanuts. We met this guy at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park where these jays, but also crows and what sounded like pheasants were on wakeup-call duty. The … Continue reading

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Sidney and Seymour

Corona Heights Park is a great place for dogs to play and for their owners to have a nice stroll with a pretty view over San Francisco. I went there to spar with some moving targets and Sidney and Seymour … Continue reading

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Max

Last week I had the opportunity to shoot an incredibly patient but excitable model: Max. She’s a boxer-shepherd mix and it was just pure joy to work with her.

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Fly with me

I saw this pair at Fort Funston yesterday. Quite a few birds played with the hang-glider but this seagull had taken the most interest in the strange red and white bird. Later I heard that hang-glider pilots like this spot … Continue reading

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Doe-eyed beauty

I saw this female black-tailed deer in Alum Rock Park in early November. She saw me when she stepped forward from behind a bush, and fortunately paused briefly before she vanished into the bushes in the back, which gave me … Continue reading

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Sanctuary

I took this picture yesterday on a photo hike in the Oakland Redwood Regional Park. I liked this scene because the tree’s thick branches leaned towards the bench, which made it look like the tree was trying its best to … Continue reading

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Void

Another picture from Market Street in San Francisco. A long-exposure photograph is a great data-collection tool. It can reveal how much interaction there is with any given subject: the more people are in a given area the stronger their traces … Continue reading

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Invisible

I took this picture yesterday on Market Street in San Francisco. Usually people ignore beggars and panhandlers, and pretend that they are invisible. With this shot I wanted to show that people in need are a fixed part of the … Continue reading

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