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La Jolla Rookery

Seals and Surf

Seals and Surf

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At the shore of the tony Southland town of La Jolla is a seal rookery.  It is inhabited by barking seals, seabirds and a few squirrels.  The place stinks to high heaven with the pungent aroma of rotten fish.  This makes the rookery controversial with local residents.  At night I could smell it while walking past the outdoor dining area of a few restuarants.


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San Diego Street Portraits and Candids

Girl at the Rail

Girl at the Rail

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One of my favorite pastimes is asking people on the street if I can take their picture.  Most say yes.


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Surfers, Swimmers and Fishers

Wipe Out

Wipe Out

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These are the images of summer which is nearly at its end.  People are passionate about these activities, or at a minimum they were looking for a bit of relaxation at the beach.  I don’t know how anyone could stand that cold water without a wetsuit.  Most of the photos are from Ocean Beach in San Diego with a few from “La Joya” up the coast.


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Edgy Beauty and Tattoos 0613

Here They Come, Houston

Here They Come, Houston

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Photographs made at Houston Gay Pride 2013 in temperatures over 100F with high humidity.


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Isla Bonita II

Belize Gangway

Belize Gangway

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Here the Sea is Always Nearby


Kalk Bay Harbor

Cape Fur Seal

Cape Fur Seal

Kalk Bay Harbor is a pretty spot that captures a lot of what makes Cape Town special.  The hills come down to the water to meet a concrete jetty populated with locals who are fishing.  There are lots of restaurants including the Brass Bell where the seafood is excellent.


Sugarland

Maui Sugar Mill

Maui Sugar Mill

This is what happens when you spend a day on Maui and don’t try to do anything special.  No long drive up to the crater or Hana.  Just laze around and don’t go all that far from the hotel in Kihei.  Hawaii simply encourages this sort of behavior.  To the locals, it is the Hawaiian way.  I photographed the paddleboard instructor because the board was bright yellow, matching her top.  A large part of Maui is devoted to growing sugar.  It is harvest time so the sugar mill is running and the sugar fields are burning.  A food truck is parked around the corner from the hotel in Kihei every evening.  Its lovely owner sells calamari among other tasty items.