Featured Post

 

The one that got away: Diving with sea lions and seals of Anacapa

hovering sea lion

I was SCUBA diving in the bracing waters off of Anacapa in the Channel Islands, receiving a stern lecture via vigorous pantomime.  Words aren’t an option when both parties are submerged 30 feet underwater.  It was clear to me, despite our lack of words, that my diving buddy was not happy with my slack attention to protocol.  I had been straying too far, distracted by glimpses of acrobatic sea lions and the ever-present need . . . [more, from The Weekender Blog]

Latest Posts
My first cover

My first cover

At the end of last year, I received an email from the editor at Hawthorn Publications. She was publishing a story about underwater coral restoration in Opal, an annual travel and lifestyle magazine distributed through 17 resorts, reaching 650,000 guests along the Atlantic coast. According to the publishers, Opal magazine is dedicated to showcasing the very best [...]

The one that got away: Diving with sea lions and seals of Anacapa

The one that got away: Diving with sea lions and seals of Anacapa

A sea lion comes in for a closer look I was SCUBA diving in the bracing waters off of Anacapa in the Channel Islands, receiving a stern lecture via vigorous pantomime.  Words aren’t an option when both parties are submerged 30 feet underwater.  It was clear to me, despite our lack of words, that my [...]

Dueling emails: 500px and Fotomoto part ways, and entertain in the process

Dueling emails: 500px and Fotomoto part ways, and entertain in the process

Yesterday, I received a curious set of emails, sent within an hour of each other.  The first was from 500px.com, a photo sharing site well-known for it’s clean design and high caliber of photography.  A relative newcomer to the photo-sharing scene, it’s garnered high marks and a cult following from photographers and photography enthusiasts.  (In [...]