Tag Archives: iPhoneography

Widow’s Tears Falls, Santa Ynez Mountains

“Out around Glen Annie and Cathedral Oaks if you look toward the Front Range after a pretty good rainstorm you can sometimes see a tiny little set of falls that has a vertical drop of circa 100.’ It is set … Continue reading

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Tarantula Mating Season, Santa Barbara County

No photos on this blog have ever been staged, but in the interest of honesty I’d like to note that this tarantula, found walking a few yards away, was placed atop this branch in order to allow a better snapshot. … Continue reading

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Scotland, Shifting Baseline Syndrome & Your Local Wilderness

Glen Sannox as seen from Cir Mor Saddle, Isle of Arran, Scotland. Such scenic sweeping grassland is not natural, but in fact the result of human agency. “The British Isles, a Roman outpost located at the edge of European civilization, was … Continue reading

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A Wander In Hawaii Turns Up Ancient Rock Shelters

The dry wash described below lets out into this small cove on the lee side of the point. “Where you off to?” she asked. “I saw a big crack in the Earth just down the road that looks like it … Continue reading

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‘Akaka Falls, Hawaii & Cliff Climbing Goby

‘Akaka Falls on Kolekole Stream on the Big Island of Hawaii plunges 442 feet. ‘Akaka Falls may be one of the most remarkable waterfalls in the world. Not because of its impressive height nor natural splendor, but because of a tiny fish … Continue reading

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