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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]

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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 [...]

A Fine Line: A Visual Meditation on the Bouldering Life

A Fine Line: A Visual Meditation on the Bouldering Life

Promo shots from the new film: A Fine Line.  All photos by Andrew Kornylak. A climbing friend once told me about a beautiful, rectangular rock perched on the edge of a rubble strewn slope near the rim of the Owen’s River Gorge. The location was off of the typical Bishop bouldering circuit, in an area [...]

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