Category Archives: Monterey

WhaleFest Photos

Two of my photos were selected for an exhibit at the Museum of Monterey from November 15 to December 31, 2014. The photos will be raffled off on January 25, 2015 during WhaleFest 2015, with the proceeds benefiting both the Museum and WhaleFest. … Continue reading

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Top shots in 2013

For some reason, I don’t think that 2013 was a particularly good year. It seems like I only had a few good days of shooting and the rest were pedestrian. That’s not really how you want to introduce a post … Continue reading

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Two new birds

Pacific-slope Flycatcher I recently got shots of two “new” birds. I say that because I have probably seen them before, but just never taken the the time to ID them. There are lots of little grayish-brown birds that reside in … Continue reading

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A little silly

One of my photos was used in a Flickr blog post and another was picked up by Yahoo. Now I have over 5000 views today. This is up a little from my usual 100+ views a day. Not that I … Continue reading

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A new bird

Hi, my name is Tom and I am a birder. I am not the crazy, over-the-top birder that you might have seen in movies or on TV. But when there is an opportunity to see a bird that I haven’t … Continue reading

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Rock and wave

I am not sure why I like this shot so much, but I do. I took it during the second set of king tides that we had at the Reserve this winter. These are times when the interactions between the … Continue reading

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Once in a lifetime

I’ve taken a number of shots that you might call “once in a lifetime” shots, where you just don’t expect to ever capture an image like that again. And then there are true “once in a lifetime” shots where you … Continue reading

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Two birds, two waves, and a cat

That’s my submission to the Carmel Art Institute’s “The Magic of Point Lobos” competition and exhibition. All five were accepted and will be on display from September 28 to October 18. Let’s start with the birds. They are similar shots, … Continue reading

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It’s baseball season!

Ricky Guerrero making contact. With pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training tomorrow, there is a baseball buzz in the air. Of course, the colleges started their seasons last week. While I missed Monterey Peninsula College’s home opener last week … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap

I just put the finishing touches on my Miniatures entry and will deliver it tomorrow. For those who know me, this is several days before the deadline (it can be done)! I am quite pleased with the entry. If you … Continue reading

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