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   2017:  

Sept.

Santa Ana Dons vs EC-Compton Center (28).

Santa Ana Dons vs LA-Southwest (33).

Experienced a little fall color in Auray, Colorado (41)  /  BW (3)

Sept.

Santa Ana Dons vs Allan Hancock (20).

Santa Ana Dons vs Victor Valley (23).

Swatch Pro (12) at trestles

LOCATIONS section recoded to all scroll.

August

Santa Ana Dons vs College of the Desert (26).

Quick visit to Huntington Library (2).

U.S. Open of Surfing - Men (36) and  Women  (11) in Huntington Beach.

Minimalistic Long Beach (1).

July

Interesting Sunflower (1) and some Scenics (3) at Fullerton Arboretum.

San Joachim Marsh (1) shoreline and some Ducklings (2).

The waves at the Wedge (13) were sort of up. 

Nice Water Lilies (2) at Mission at San Juan Capistrano.  Also Scenics (2).

Upgraded sections Butterfly 7 8, and Flying to scroll view. 

June

Starting with Tigers (3) in Tiger trail at Safari Park.   Also Epiphyllum (8).

Some noisy Parrots (1) in a tree at Arcadia Arboretum

Lotus (7) at Echo park are back after a decade of neglect by the City Of L.A.

More Lotus (4) at Huntington Library.  Some years are just really good.

Added some Patagonia (3) & Iceland (3) images to panorama section.

Also a Zen-like (1) image.  Squirrel (1).

May

Starting with  Orchid House (5) at L.A. Arboretum and Succulent (1) at Huntington Library.

Also a Daylily (1), Hydrangea (1) and Green (2) at Huntington Library.

Some more complicated images of Trees (2) at Huntington Library.

Started new section on Cactus Blooms (6) at South Coast Botanical gardens

April

Beautiful Perennial Garden at L.A. Arboretum  (4) in Arcadia.

Started a new section on Epiphyllum  (4).  Also Green (1) upgrade.

Wild flowers in new section at Diamond Valley Lake  (17)

LBGP included Indy Car Practice (41) and IMSA Racing (22)

Started new section on Other Wildlife (1).

March

Orchids (4) at Sherman Gardens in Newport Beach. 

Started new section at Sherman Gardens at Succulent Garden (12). 

Also Butterflies (16) are again at Safari Park.

This was a good year for Poppies (3), a Calla Lily (1), and Other (1) at South Cost Botanical Gardens. 

Feb.

Fullerton Arboretum (2) looks better with some rain.  Dead Rose (1)

Hummingbirds (4) flying around Arcadia Arboretum.  Some winter scenes in lagoon (2).  

Updated Orchids (3).  Perching Bird (1) eating a berry.

Scrounged up another image of a Gull (1) from last month.  Cormorants (2).  Egret (2).

Added a few comments about "fixing the image" versus "fixing the capture" under Commentary

Jan.

The Huntington Library is a great to visit in December.  Started with images of  Cactus Garden (2).

It's bird season at the beach: Perching Birds (2),  Cormorants (2), Gulls (7), and Pelicans (4).

Some birds inland at Descanso Great Horned Owl (2) and Duck Eating Crawfish (3). 

Complete redo of Fungi Section (2). 

First time I had gone to the Shoe City Pro (14) and some Storm Waves (6) in monochrome.

    

      2016:

 

SAC Football-16  

 

   

 

Surfing-16

  

   

   

Tor. del Paine-16

 

   

 

Fitzroy Massif-16

     

 

 

 

 

 

Dec.

Reprocessed Fitzroy Massif to B&W (1) and lastly, added image to Yosemite Winter Folio (1).

Started section on Irvine Regional Park (3).

Other Yellow flower in Monochrome (1).  Dead Lotus (1).  Hummingbird (1).

Created a Folio out of Spring Bulbs (14) captured over last decade.

December is a good time for Shore Birds (1), and Egrets (2), and Pelicans (2).

Updated Yosemite Spring 2012 (19) and Yosemite Fall 2012 (16). 

Nov.

Continuing with mages at Fullerton Arboretum with Tamron 150-600 G2: Cactus Pattern (1),

Monochrome (1), Cone Flower (1), and Succulent (1).  Other Yellow flower (1) and Monochrome (1)

Autumn Scenic at LA Arboretum (1).  Fascinating location in Japan Hakone Venetian Glass Museum (16).

 Also Water Lilly (1), new section on Jays (4), and Scenic at Fullerton Arboretum (1) . 

Oct.

Santa Ana Dons vs. East L.A. (28).   Santa Ana Dons vs. Glendale (29).

Went back and rifled old files never processed from Patagonia: Costanera sur (11)

Images of Descanso Gardens flora (4) with Tamron 150-600 G2 and Perching Birds (3) and

squirrel (1) with 1.4X.  Misc Sepia Roots (1).  One final Tree (1) and 3 Pink Buds (1).

Also going back and digging out images from Calafate (10) in Patagonia. 

Sept.

Santa Ana Dons vs. Citrus (23)

Surf's up - Hurley Pro at trestles: Round 3 (23), Round 2 (22), and  Pre-Contest Women  (15)

Santa Ana Dons vs. Fullerton (26)   Santa Ana Dons vs. Desert (21)

 Created a Folio out of trip to Patagonia (13) last spring.

August

US Open of Surfing - Men's (12).  Women's (10). 

Amaryllis (4) at Descanso and Pink Ladies (4) at the Arcadia Arboretum are blooming. 

Also Jungle (1) and Red Flower (1) at the Arcadia Arboretum. 

July

Reworked the Hawk Section to scroll views and added image of Hawk (2) (P900). Also another Parrot (1)

and some White Heron (5).  A Monarch Butterfly (1) at the Huntington Library.  Also Lotus (4).  Places (3).

June

Finally got some Surfing at the Wedge (6) and Waves at the Wedge (6). 

Hummingbird (1) sitting on reed.  Misc Flower (1).  New section on Tree Swallows (6).  Wild Roses (2). 

May

On the same trip, spent another 4 days days photographing Fitzroy Massif (83).  Also working on

Perito Moreno Glacier (15).  Green Heron young (3) at Fullerton Arboretum. 

April

Spent 7 days photographing The horns of Torres del Paine (90). 

Some random Grasses (2), misc. Flowers (1), and Bulb Garden (1).

March

Aloe Garden (3) and Water Fall (1) at LA Arboretum in Arcadia, CA and Arching Tree (1).

Also new sections on Azalea Garden (8), Bulb Garden (6), and Woodpeckers & Parrots (9). 

Also at Descanso, lots of Spring Bulbs (18) and Roses (2).

Started adding "super cropped" Featured Football (17) images. 

Feb.

Quick visit to La Jolla to photograph Pelicans (7),  Gulls (3), and Cormorants (2).  Also a Small waterfall (2),

Flower pattern (1), and Camellias (2) at Descanso and a Perching Bird (1) at the LA Arboretum..

Updated 7 sections in Flora 1 to scroll mode:  Calla Lily, Freesia, Lotus, Poppies, Water Lilies,

Sunflowers, and Amaryllis.  

Jan.

Continuing with images taken with the P900 at San Joachim Marsh (5).  Started a new section on

Cactus Landscapes (11).

   

      2015:

   

S. Iceland-15

 

   

 

Jackson Hole -  Winter

 

   

     

Wedge    14'17' Waves 

 

   

 

   

 

Dec.

Wandered down to San Joachim Marsh (5) to check out an new Nikon 1.4 TC III on 80-400.  Impressive.

Images from Fullerton Arboretum (4).  Also adding images to Descanso Japanese Garden (3).  Also tried out a new P900 at San Joachim Marsh (6). 

Nov.

Got a few Autumn Scenics (6) at the LA County Arboretum. 

Santa Ana Dons vs. Palomar (17).  Santa Ana Dons vs. Orange Coast (20).  

Spent a day off visiting a few exhibits in Tokyo (11).

'Discovered a new "Woodlands" (3) section at Descanso Gardens.

Oct.

Santa Ana Dons vs. Chaffey (23).

Santa Ana Dons vs. Saddleback (20).  Added some Flora Patterns (3)

Sept.

Started new section on Lotus (3) and continuing with a new perspective on Flowers (3).  

Rip tides and larger surf affecting beach goers  at The Wedge (19) on Labor Day. 

Also photographed  some women surfers before the  Swatch Pro at Trestles (13).

Also several heats and the quarters at the Hurley Pro at Trestles. (29).

It's football season for Santa Ana Dons vs. LA Harbor (29).

August

Still working on Iceland images from July and adding Iceland flower images (8).

Ever seen a Baby Peahen (3).  I hadn't.  Also started playing around with a new perspective on Flowers (2).

Surfing in 2015 and Football in 2014 have already been been converted. 

  

Started "Scroll View" (see Iceland)" which should be a more convenient way to view images from from

smart phones, tablets, and even laptops.  This web site was originally designed in 1999 to

accommodate dial up modems. but most people now have high speed Wi-Fi and smart phone. 

July

Spent 10 days photographing SOUTHERN ICELAND (64) and posted some iPhone images (23). 

A bunch of cactus (3) and a baby Blue Heron (1) in a tree. 

June

Updated and reposted all images in Hawks-Owls (18) section.  Also photo of fleeing goose (1).  A little

Sweet Pea (1) at the Fullerton Arboretum.  A bunch of cactus (1). 

May

Oakley Pro Trestles  (20).  Great 12' waves at the Wedge on Sunday (9) and 15' waves at the

Wedge on Monday (7).  Baby Green Herons (1).  Desert scenery (2) at Fullerton Arboretum.  Poppy (1)

April

Started new section on ANZA BORREGO (24).  Also some Avocets (6) at San Joachim marsh and a Green Herons (2) at the Fullerton Arboretum.

Mar.

Spring Bulbs (16) bloomed early this year.  Some unexpected images including a Scenic (3) at Condor Ridges at Safari Park. 

Feb.

More Pelicans (4) and Diving Pelicans Folio (6). Also Perennial Garden (3) at L.A. Arboretum and

some other Flora (5).

Jan.

Just completed  Folio of Jackson Hole (9).  January is also a good time to photograph gulls (6) & Pelicans (5). Sunrise at Bolsa Chica (1)  and flying gull (1).  Also old roses (4) at Descanso and new 

Sunflower Folio (8). 

      2014:

 

   

Butterflies -14

   

   

 

Spring Bulbs

 

 

  

 

 

Dec.

Started new section on JACKSON HOLE (29).  Also Pelicans (10) and Cormorants (4) at Bolsa Chica.

Nov.

Pelicans (3) taken with new Sigma 150-600 on D7100.  Perennial garden (1).  Squirrel (2) at Descanso and digitalized lakeside (1) image at Fullerton Arboretum.

Oct.

Finally getting around to processing images from the Hurley Pro Men's Quarters  (24).   

SAC DONS vs. Golden West (22).    SAC DONS vs. FULLERTON (24).

Sept.

Some surf action at the Swatch Pro / Hurley Pro  (37).

SAC DONS vs. CANYONS (26).     SAC DONS vs. HANCOCK  (18). 

August

New section on US OPEN OF SURFING (38) in Huntington Beach.   Amaryllis (1). 

 The Wedge 14'-17' (13) displayed some unseasonable high surf.

July

Finally some waves at NEWPORT WEDGE (24).   

Roses (3) at Descanso and continuing with Lotus (7).  Antherium (1)

June

Cactus Garden at Huntington (1). Lotus (2) are in bloom.

May

Started new sections on OLYMPIC NATL PARK (52) and NASTURTIUM (6).

April

  Gull Landing (1).  Butterflies (26). Iris (2). 

March

Tulips (14) began blooming beautifully early this year despite the draught. 

Azaleas (4) are also blooming nicely. 

Feb.

Staring with some Nasturtium (4), Fungi (1), and LA Arboretum Succulent (2) / Digital (1) garden.

Visited YOSEMITE NP (37) to see the fire fall although conditions are snow less and dry.

Jan.

Staring the year with the usual Pelicans (8) and Cormorant (2) in La Jolla.  Also some Camellias (3)

 at Descanso.

 

All photos Michael F Dougherty