Monthly Archives: February 2010

What Does it Mean to be “Religious”?

The religious mind is something entirely different from the mind that believes in religion. You cannot be religious and yet be a Hindu, a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist. Continue reading

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Backpacking to Munsen Oasis – Joshua Tree National Park, CA

Backpacking in Joshua Tree National Park┬áhas been a personal dream of mine for some time now. Though I’ve camped and hiked there a couple times in the previous year, I had never been able to work out the logistics for … Continue reading

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Fire Photography Series 3 – Spruce Grove Campground

On a recent rip to Spruce Grove Campground in Angeles National Forest, I tried another attempt at Fire Photography. I’m not proud of this series and I don’t think the photos came out very well at all this time around, … Continue reading

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Badwater Basin Photos – Death Valley National Park

These pictures of Badwater Basin were taken during a Photography tour through Death Valley National Park on Thanksgiving Weekend in November of 2009. Out of all of Death Valley’s incredible tourist sights that I visited, including Zabriskie Point, Dante’s View, … Continue reading

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Camping Spruce Grove in the Angeles National Forest

I was all set for another exciting weekend of backpacking with the usual suspects, when at the last second- everyone else bailed out. Fortunately, I’ve spent so much of the past year traveling, backpacking, and camping by myself that this … Continue reading

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North Fork of the San Gabriel River

Pentax K10D with DA* 16-50mm f/2.8 Ethereal glow along the North Fork of the San Gabriel River

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Ladybug Portrait

Pentax K10D with Vivitar 105mm f/2.5 A lone explorer ambles off into unknown worlds

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