1966. The year Killer Dana died.

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Seeing this sign at Dana Point Harbor reminded me of the extinction of a #surfing era known as Killer Dana. It happened in 1966 when the first boulder of the breakwater was dropped.  It was completed in 1971.

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Practicing for King of the Hammers 2020

Getting a little – I mean really little – practice with the Canon EOS R before King of the Hammers 2020.

These little remote control race cars have a top speed of over 50 mph, making them harder to photograph than an F-35 Lighting fighter jet going 400 mph, an F1 racecar, or a flock of hummingbirds!

Best of 2019 – A day at the beach.

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It’s October and another warm and sunny summer-like day in Southern California, where larger-than-normal crowds are expected at the beach.

Photographed on October 5, 2019 from the Huntington Beach Pier looking south towards Newport Beach.

 

Roy’s Motel Cafe – Best of 2019

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Roy’s Motel & Cafe in Amboy, CA opened as a gas station in 1938 along Route 66 and thrived until Interstate 40 opened and diverted traffic off the historic route in 1972

I made this shot a few months before the iconic monument sign was restored and re-lit last month.

 

What happens here only happens here. #LasVegas

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Las Vegas announced a new advertising slogan, “What happens here only happens here.”

It reminded me of my last visit to the gritty downtown Las Vegas in 2017, when I made this photograph.  It’s hard to imagine finding this scene anywhere else on the planet. The new ad slogan works.