Tag Archives: Northern California

Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Narrative in Black and White

Joining in the thoughts posed by this challenge guide, at Lens and Pens by Sally, with today’s photos in black and white. Sally shares her thoughts “The forces of nature are under systematic attack. This assault exhausts me, because it … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Gone Fishin’

The Sunday Traveler can’t seem to extricate herself from oceans; from the Pacific of the Hawaiian Islands to the Pacific of Northern California where home is. A day spent at one of the incredible state parks here in Northern California … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday ~ The Gate to Adventure

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Thinking on It

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Nature Calls

Our recent relocation has placed us in a wonderful spot with nature that surrounds us, and calls to me. It’s all new, and I finally made a break for it yesterday afternoon to visit Round Valley Regional Preserve. This 1,911 acre preserve … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Abandoned

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Nature Up High

The foggy sea, a respite from the dried grasses and parched land in the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area. Photo taken with iPhone 6Plus, no editing done. Challenge sponsored by Sally Donatello at Lens and Pens by Sally.

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Nature in Northern California

I drove out onto the back roads in the hills around me yesterday for a little peace and contemplation. The hills never fail to provide me with a sense of serenity. As per my usual routine, I get in the … Continue reading

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ The Birds and the Beach

It is with an exultant heart that I begin anew with mobile photography using a new iPhone.  I am re-familiarizing myself with settings, etc., and spent the day yesterday at Bodega Bay on the Sonoma Coast here in Northern California. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ In The Vineyard

A weekday visit to a local winery, Rubino Estates, here in my home town of Pleasanton, California was just what the soul needed. The Sunday Traveler has been restrained pretty close to home of late due to one thing or … Continue reading

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