Monthly Archives: May 2010

Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc vineyard

The storms are finally clearing and now we’re about to, hopefully, begin summer.

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Email issues…

Hey, apoligizes for email and website issues these past few days. With the change of servers for my website, which happened yesterday, email, site, FTP, slideshows…have been a bit messed up. The website company is working, as am I, to … Continue reading

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Paradise Vineyard sunset

Telling you the views from Paradise Vineyards are amazing would be an understatement, from their elevated location in Carneros overlooking the Bay it’s a 360 of views. Here in this photo I’m shooting westward towards Marin and the Coast Range … Continue reading

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Milliken Creek Inn & Spa

Beautiful in every direction – Diana at Milliken Creek Inn & Spa during her small wedding celebration. .

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Frost prevention in Napa Valley

Whoa, it was cold here this morning! As I’ve written before that I can hear the vineyard wind fans if it gets too cold and last light, around 3 a.m., I could really hear the fans roaring. Before 5 a.m. … Continue reading

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Morisoli Vineyard in Rutherford

Beautiful in every direction was the feeling last evening as I shot at Morisoli Vineyard in Rutherford. Amazing clouds, brilliant spring green of the Cabernet vines and again very quiet and peaceful. .

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Downy Woodpecker

This past week we’ve seen three sets of birds from our window at the suet feeder, the Dowey Woodpeckers below, Plain Titmouse and Chestnut-backed Chickadee – all feeding babies. Often these sets of birds are taking turns at the feeder … Continue reading

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One more from Carneros

Just a bit after sunrise as I continued shooting in Paradise Vineyard I found these vineyard and hillside reflections on the irrigation pond. I’ll keep watching this location for when the hills in the distance turn golden. .

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Sunrise in Paradise

Paradise Vineyard that is…sunrise yesterday was beautiful over Paradise Vineyard in Carneros with just a few soft layers of fog from the bay. Many fine images with early light and again so quiet in morning stillness. .

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New Orleans

New Orleans, with a huge oil mess just off the coast, was much the same this weekend smelling of sweet sugar and coffee near Cafe Dumond, and as I walked the streets in the French Quarter smells of the lively … Continue reading

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