Friday, June 29, 2007

Day 3

Today brought us on a tour of Sterling Vineyards where we took a gondola ride to their winery and tasting room high up on a mountain. Here are a few shots from there...

We then drove along the Silverado trail and down to Carmel. We've met a few characters along the way...

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Day 2

Ok, so maybe taking pictures from the car window is not a good idea when Steve is driving on roads with signs like this...
But then again, that's the type of road you have to travel on to get a view like this...

This is a shot from one of our favorite roads we've ever traveled on. Coleman Valley Road in Occidental. Steve and I found this road 8 years ago when we rented a motorcycle in San Francisco and went exploring. We're glad we got a chance to drive on it again. The hills gracefully sweep down to meet the ocean, where the water looks as though it falls off the edge of the earth. If anyone would like to make a donation so we can buy this place, feel free to send a paypal payment! :)
Our afternoon was an absolute delight filled with beautiful scenery, lots of smiles, a sense of well being and a picnic in the Sebastiani Vineyard.
Stay tuned!

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Road Trip!

We've gone to California! We arrived yesterday by plane, hopped into our Prius and hit the Road.
We drove all through Napa. Passed all the vineyards and wineries, Simply Spectacular! I have a feeling I'll be shooting a lot from the car window or else I'll have to ask Steve to pull over every 5 minutes to take pictures. We'll never get to where we are going! We also went to the Petrified Forest and saw trees that were 3 million years old.
We'll be travelling to Napa, Sonoma, Calistoga, Down the coast to Monterey, Carmel & Big Sur, off to Yosemite Park and then to San Francisco for July 4th. Check back as we'll be blogging along the way!

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Michael Connolly's New Release!

I want to introduce you to the music of Michael Connolly. He delivers a pop/rock sound with a guitar driven heartbeat. I am so happy to announce that Michael Connolly's newest fully produced CD will be released this August! To find out where Michael will be playing live in the NorthEast, check out his brand new website at

Monday, June 11, 2007

A Minute in The Life

There is this guy from Maryland that put together a "Simultaneous Photography Project" The goal was to take a photo at 2:00pm EST on June 2, 2007 and submit it. When I first heard about this project I thought it was a great idea and started to brainstorm on what I would capture. After some time passed and I got busy again with work I completely forgot about the project. On June 3rd, I read a reminder about the project that had been posted on another photographers blog and gasped. I had missed it! But when I began to think about what I was doing the previous day at 2:00, my heart started racing. I opened Adobe Bridge, sorted my most recent folder by date created and bingo! This is what I just happened to have snapped at 2:03pm EST on June 2, 2007. I could not have planned it more perfectly!
My father-in-law and I were in a Glider Plane soaring over Lake Nockamixin in Erwinna, Pennsylvania.
Check out A Minute in the Life to see what others were doing.

Ham & Cheese

So, Olivia was being really cute at breakfast the other morning. The light was coming in through the window so perfectly I had to run and get my camera. Here are a few shots I got, she did all the posing herself but I tested her to see if she could following direction on which way to move her head. She passed...Look out, we have a little 2 1/2 year old model on our hands!