March 30, 2015: Warning sign at OstrichLand USA in Buelton, California. The park features over 100 ostriches and emus that visitors can feed - with a special pan with handle. But I'm not going to try petting this ostrich.
Jan. 3, 2020: Camouflage House by Tom Fruin sits in Mulberry Pond at Descanso Gardens in LaCanada Flintridge. The annual Enchanted Forest of Light ends this weekend, and its sold out.
Nov. 5, 2018: Sculptures, including a photographer, sit outside the Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco. Originally named UnderWater World, the aquarium opened in 1996. Poor attendance led to its 1999 bankruptcy. The facility reopened as the Aquarium of the Bay, a non-profit, with emphasis on education and research.
Oct. 13, 2018: Gold prospector statue at Calico Ghost Town near Barstow, California. The former ghost town is now a San Bernardino County Regional Park. Walter Knott, of Knott's Berry Farm fame, purchased Calico in 1951. After restoration, in 1966, Knott donated the town to San Bernardino County.
Oct. 12, 2018: Seven Magic Mountains artwork by Ugo Rondinone south of Las Vegas. The granite columns soar about 25 high above the desert. Opened on May 11, 2016, Seven Magic Mountains originally planned to close in 2018. It's popularity led to a three-year extension until 2021.
Oct. 11, 2018: Vintage neon lights on display during Photo Walk at The Neon Museum in Las Vegas. Several times a year, photographers can book a Photo Walk at the Museum. Tripods are allowed, but all images are strictly for personal use.
Oct. 10, 2018: Mosiac image of Mohawk gas station in Oro Grande on Route 66 south of Barstow, CA. Original photo taken with You Gotta See This app on iPhone.
Everyone have a Merry Christmas! For this image I started with photo from 2018 No Room At The Inn event in Camarillo. Then I processed the image with Brushstrokes, DistressedFX Plus and Snapseed apps.
Dec. 21, 2019: Holiday Lights at home in the 300 block of East Gainsborough Road in Thousand Oaks, California.
My thoughts on images past and present.