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Petaluma Streets: Murals

Petaluma Streets: Murals On Petaluma's streets you'll find a wide variety of murals. Some depict Petaluma's history such as the mural by Steve della Maggiora at the corner of Petaluma Blvd. N. and Washington Street. This beautiful mural depicts the history of Petaluma from the days before Vallejo arrived up [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Turning Basin, Petaluma, CA

Sunrise The golden hour Mornings an hour after sunrise and evenings an hour before sunset provide some of the best light for photography in an entire day. The light is so ideal for photographs that either hour is often referred to as a golden hour. I took these photos early [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Look up!

Look up! Look up. When flying a drone, it’s important to look up. I look up to see where the drone is; I look up to see what the drone might fly into. What's up? While looking up, I notice overhead objects that I might miss otherwise. Here a few, [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Petaluma – Early Sunday Morning

Petaluma - Early Sunday morning It's dangerous and illegal to fly over people unless they are part of your crew. So Sunday morning, I got up my drone up early enough that Petaluma's streets would be empty. Petaluma Blvd N and Western Ave Here are a few of my favorite photos. [...]

By | May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Petaluma River Cleanup

David Yearsley - River Heritage Center David Yearsley - River Heritage Center David Yearsley - River Heritage Center David Yearsley - River Heritage Center Drone images of the annual Petaluma River cleanup, held May 5, 2018.

By | May 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Sonoma County

Sonoma County My wife and I went for a Sunday drive along the Sonoma County back roads between our house and the coast. At this time of year, the hills turn into green, lush, rolling lawns as far as the eye can see. If we had stopped to take every [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Petaluma Streets: Aurora Boree-oilus

Petaluma Streets Petaluma's streets are full of surprises. After all the rain we've had this last week, places where petroleum products have dripped onto the streets have turned in oily rainbows. Good news: the spots are pretty to look at. Bad news: when they find their way into storm drains, they will [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Our Lying President

Below is a link to an article written by Benjamin Haas. Mr. Haas is a student at Stanford Law School. He graduated from West Point in 2009 and was an intelligence officer in the Army for five years, including two deployments to Afghanistan. Here are three quotes from Mr. Haas' [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Petaluma Streets: The Turning Basin

Petaluma Streets: The Turning Basin Most week days I'm at the Apple Box by 7:15 to enjoy some quiet time by the Petaluma River. Early mornings provide some of the best light of the day for photography. Three mornings, three different moods, three unique beginnings...      

By | January 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Petaluma Streets: Hello Dolly

Petaluma Streets: Hello Dolly Petaluma streets are filled with objects that are just waiting to be photographed. Some are historical, some artistic, others have a natural beauty. Occasionally you find something, well, odd. I found something odd today; a Volvo parked on 2nd St and decorated in a rather unusual [...]

By | January 15th, 2017|0 Comments