Michelle + Rendell

I love to travel – I’m not gonna lie.  And when Michelle and Rendell, who are having their wedding up here in the Bay Area, asked me if I would come on down to San Diego for an engagement session, I basically said, “Why the hell not?”  With San Clemente so close, good friends to see, and a few waves to surf, it was an easy choice.

Once again, southern California pulled through with great weather, great waves, and some fantastic photos.  Here are a few from the day.


Starting out in Balboa Park, we cruised around to see what we could find. It was my first time here. If you have the chance, definitely hit this place up.

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Santa Cruz – Zoomed In

In this second part of a two part series “Why I need the big huge lensI traveled to Santa Cruz and back along it’s coastal road north, Highway 1, to see what I could find. It’s pretty amazing what a pre-conceived “mundane” day can bring about. All I can say is man, I wish I had more days to just photograph.

For those who didn’t catch the first part of the plea with myself and financial responsibilities, I am currently weighing the option of investing in a substantial piece of photographic equipment.  Whether my want will become my need, which may become my remorse, has yet to be seen, but it sure was fun using Nikon’s 200-400mm VR F4 lens.

The sign says it all. That's where I am headed.

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