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The mountains got snow capped on Jan. 6th. This is my second general photo of the year. Felt great to snap it off too. Enjoy.

Master Photographers

From a Yahoo Photography Group, members put together of who we considered master photographers. Feel free to add anyone in the comments who you feel should be added.

a. Steve McCurry (1950 -) Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_McCurry Gallery – http://stevemccurry.com/galleries

b. Annie Liebovitz (1949 – ) Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Leibovitz Gallery – http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/annie-leibovitz/photo-gallery/19/

c. Mary-Ellen Mark (1940 – ) Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Ellen_Mark Gallery – http://www.maryellenmark.com/gallery/gallery.html

d. Antonin Kratochvil (1947 – ) Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton%C3%ADn_Kratochv%C3%ADl Gallery – http://www.antoninkratochvil.com/#/Portfolio/Book%201/1

e. Irving Penn (1917 – 2009) Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irving_Penn Gallery – http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/exhibitions/IrvingPennArchives

f. Cecil Beaton (1904 – 1980) Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecil_Beaton Gallery – http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/exhibitions/cecilbeaton/about-the-exhibition/

g. Phillipe Halsman (1906 -1979) Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippe_Halsman Gallery – http://www.npg.si.edu/exh/halsman/halhals.htm

h. Edouard Boubat (1923 -1999) Wikipedia -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89douard_Boubat Gallery – http://www.edouard-boubat.fr/

i. Eve Arnold (1912 – 2012) Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eve_Arnold Gallery – http://www.magnumphotos.com/C. aspx? VP3=CMS3&VF=MAGO31_10_ VForm&ERID=24KL53ZGM6

j. Yousuf Karsh (1908 – 2002) Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yousuf_Karsh Gallery – http://www.karsh.org/#/the_work/home/

Blue Sky

Well its been awhile since I posted a photo. So while I took the dogs out this afternoon, I took my camera phone with me and snapped a photo of the deep blue California sky and the days last sun rays shining on a tree.

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Today our oldest boy who just turned 10 today, decided he wanted to use daddy’s canera phone to snap of a few of some ATV’s that we at the park today.

Our Day Out

Well as promised heres about our day out on Friday.

Our good friend Big Mike came over to take us out to a lil known spot up in Cajon Pass in San Bernardino. It had a nice little free flowing stream coming down out of the mountains. It was a very scenic spot if you ask me. Just the right mixture of desert, greenery, mountains and nature. So we pulled off to the side of the road and we let the kids play in the stream, which we found at its deepest was less than 18″.

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Well I happened to hear a familiar sound. The whining of diesel locomotives. So I walked just up the short hill to catch a glimpse of it.

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So after I could not see much of the trains, I turned my attention back to nature, and the kids…lol

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We found this but not sure if its a shell of some kind or rock. But it was neat looking and took it home with us.

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This was our son Colt playing with his big sissy Kenzie. He wanted to wrestle…lol

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So this was our day. Letting the kids play in the stream, hiking up the stream a bit and just relaxing and enjoying the sun, water and nature. We are already planning to take the other two boys up there as they were in school during the time we were out. We are wanting to spend all day out there and have a picnik. But next time bring suntan lotion…lol

Also me and Big Mike are planning a day hiking trek there and further up the stream as well as do some exploring. Hoping to find other spots to take the bunch to. So stay tuned for further updates on our future adventues.

Coming up in the next month or so, we are planning a camping trip to the nearby lake where we were so also stay tuned for updates on that as well.

All in all we had a fantastic day. For me it felt good to get out of the house and experience the outdoors again without having to go to a doctors appointment. And it helped with my depression and it helped my soul. So I am eager to get back out again.

Till next time,

Face in the Clouds

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This came straight from my camera on my phone a couple of weeks ago. I swear it must be my dad looking down over me. And he to had blue eyes.