Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Coast Camp - Sunset, Early Morning - Autumn

Eucalyptus, Sunset - Point Reyes  2018

Boiling Water for Coffee - Point Reyes  2018

The overcast lifted briefly just before sunset. Then, darkness and into the tent. For some reason, my thin backpacking Thermarest is not as comfortable as it used to be, 15 years ago. It's a mystery.

So, I put off getting up as late as possible, but finally had to, if you know what I mean. Pitch black! A head lamp was required for morning coffee making.

Then, a walk down to the beach.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday Deer Blogging

Deer - Point Reyes  2018

In a repeat of a 2014 backpack, I arrived at my Coast Camp site only to find my entry blocked.

For a while.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Coast Camp Fog

Grass, Coyote Brush, Spider Webs (Coast Camp) - Point Reyes  2018

As I had thought, there was plenty of fog at the coast, desaturating the colors.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Point Reyes Backpack

Trail - Point Reyes  2018

Alders - Point Reyes  2018

After visiting Pierce Ranch I drove back to Point Reyes HQ to pick up my campground reservation. Nice and overcast at the trailhead, with the promise of much more fog at the campground.

I wanted one more backpack for the year, inasmuch as the Sierra backpack didn't work out. Also I needed to try out my new Big Agnes tent, gotten to replace the Marmot tent.

Last year I shot a video of the trail on a clear, windy day.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Ranch Buildings

Ranch Building, Fence - Point Reyes  2018

Ranch Building - Point Reyes  2018

I remember paying a visit to the place in 2011 with a Nikon D90 and being able to see some blue sky!

These photos taken with an Olympus E-M1II.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Pierce Ranch

House, Fence - Point Reyes  2018

Fence, Flowers - Point Reyes  2018

Old whitewashed ranch buildings, now maintained by the Park Service.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Point Reyes Fog

Dirt Road, Fog - Point Reyes  2018

Cattle Chute Posts - Point Reyes  2018

Driving out to Pierce Ranch.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

West Marin Fog

Fennel, Field - Marin County  2018

Blackberries, Field - Marin County  2018

Foggy scenes at a pullout just before the highway 1 intersection.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday Coyote Blogging

Coyote on Road - Point Reyes  2018

I spent some time last month taking some photos out in the far reaches of Point Reyes, driving to Pierce Ranch, then off to Coast Camp for an overnight backpack.

Nonexistent traffic, so I could come to a stop once I spotted the coyote and use the Olympus 28-150mm zoom lens for this photo taken through the front window.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Lake Lagunitas - 4

Fog, Trees, Reflections - Lake Lagunitas  2018

Reeds, Trees, Reflections - Marin County  2018

Looks very peaceful. However, there were two coyotes up the hill being very noisy.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Lake Lagunitas - 3

Branches and Leaves, Fog - Marin County  2018

Reeds, Trees, Fog - Marin County  2018

My next jaunt around the lake took place in the fog. Nice!

Friday, October 12, 2018

Lake Lagunitas - 2

Ferns, Reeds - Marin County  2018

Reeds - Marin County  2018

So, the first set of pictures were taken on a nice, clear September morning.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Lake Lagunitas - 1

Redwoods, Ferns - Marin County  2018

Reeds, Redwood Reflections - Marin County  2018

Some recent photos taken on a couple of hikes around Lake Lagunitas in the Marin County Water District. I used an Olympus E-M1II and an Olympus 14-150mm zoom lens for the pictures.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

More Sausalito Agaves

Agave - Sausalito  2018

Agave - Sausalito  2018

Agaves in black and white . . . it's the law! Taken last month.