Living within a stones throw from California's famous Napa valley certainly has it's advantages. Typically I go in streaks on visitng the wineries. There are times when it seem slike I'll go a number of weekends in a row and then won't visit for months.
I do prefer the late summer and fall for shoting any images at the wineries as the grape vines are full of foilage and bursting with fruit. Right around harvest time the vines start changing color as most broad leaf trees do at this time of year.
This image was taken with a techinque known as shoot through. As the name suggest, the object is to shoot through an object that is up against or extremely close to the lense. In this case I focesed on the bundle of grapes while the green leaf...
Thank you for taking your time to visit my galleries. I'm a photographer that makes his home in Northern California. I love getting out shooting the outstanding scenery that this area has to offer. I may be in Yosemite one weekend and the Napa wine country the next. I try not to set limits on where, when or what I shoot.
I've been shooting photography now for roughly six years and am learning something new everytime I go out. If you see anything you like please leave a comment, I'll try my best to acknowledge it. If you have any suggestions please feel free to share them.
Eventually I plan on branching out to children and pets.
Please come back often as I am continously adding new work.
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