A tree on the edge!

A tree fighting to grow on the edge of California shoreline! Big Sur. Made with Leica SL and Leica Vario Elmarit 24-90 mm lens for the SL system. Converted to B&W using Nik software’s SilverFX Pro! 

Big Sur to Pittsburgh to Big Apple: What a week!

It has been quite a whirlwind of a week. Last weekend I was in Big Sur, celebrating (and officiating) the wedding of my dear friend Steve Jang and his lovely bride, Margaret DesGaines. It also meant an opportunity to enjoy the rugged beauty of Big Sur and the California coastline. A week later, I was up in Napa, to spend what was a relaxing weekend with a handful of friends to celebrate my 50th birthday. Instead, Matt (Mullenweg) surprised me by a (almost a) surprise party (first in 50 years) with collection of some of my closest friends. That was the best gift ever – plus to have it in my favorite spot in the wine country – Bottega of Yountville was even more amazing. Continue reading “Big Sur to Pittsburgh to Big Apple: What a week!”