Details from Downtown

Some street and abstract shots from my time wandering downtown this morning. Great light this morning…

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Old corrugated sheet metal and a bit of weathered wood. Found in an alley.

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Wooden doors. Near 21st street and Q.

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Beautiful weathered surfaces, deep shadows and bright light.

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A little bit of corrugated heaven.

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“All is light and shadows.” ~ Michael Todd Thorpe

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The palm trees in front of Sinaloa mexican restaurant. Early morning, downtown Bakersfield.

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Old sidewalk stamp from 1929. Bakersfield, California.

On A Drive

I took a drive up the Kern River Canyon this morning, then looped around Lake Isabella, through Kernville, into Wofford Heights, over Alta Sierra and then back around through Glenville before returning home. I shot some film, yet to be developed, and some digital shots along the way. Here are the highlights…

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A long exposure of the water tumbling over rocks on the Kern river.

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Another view, long exposure of water and rocks. Near the mouth of the canyon, Kern river.

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Light through the trees, on the old road in the Kern River Canyon.

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Near Kernville. Reflections of the skies above the Kern River Valley.

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Ranchland near Kernville, looking east.

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Below Alta Sierra, thunderheads forming…

Sunday Sunrise

Sometimes you have to grab a shot when and where you can. This was shot from my back yard while I was standing on a tree stump. These types of colors only last a few minutes when they happen in the morning, or evening for that matter.

Sunday sunrise from my back yard...

Sunday sunrise from my back yard…