Category Archives: Photography

My Bad. And my Bad Guy Moment.

I thought the neighborhood in Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” video was in Palm Springs. Had to be. Turns out the location was Balboa Heights which is a part of the greater San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. The most featured … Continue reading

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Hiking the Marin Headlands

For years I hiked the Marin Headlands, that area just north and west of the Golden Gate Bridge. I often joined Katy’s group. She is a national Sierra Club leader and a much stronger hiker than myself. My favorite spots … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman 1984 Review

Wonder Woman 1984 Review 7.5 out of 10 A good film. This is a romance and “hope conquers all” movie with action serving as a backdrop. It is not a normal follow on to a superhero movie. It is obviously … Continue reading

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Sit Rep

Hope you are well or well enough. Just got back from Utah. People and families are on the move for the summer, with my hotel completely booked for the weekend and surrounding hotels looking equally crowded. Good days of exploring … Continue reading

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The Desert Dwarfs Man and Machine

A look at the vastness of just one part of the Mojave Desert, here in Clark County, Nevada. Driving_North_on_Southern_Nevada_Liteweight_Road from Thomas Farley on Vimeo. — https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley

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Getting The Lucky Shot

How do you get that great shot when you are only shooting some of the time? Sometimes it’s just luck. I’ve always liked this clip of my brother bowling. I was only snapping pictures with my iPhone now and then. … Continue reading

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A Few Favorites

A few favorites. Nut Tree, California Looking north from Gerlach, Nevada Cactus Joe’s Nursery, Blue Diamond, Nevada Locomotive barn, Ely Nevada Woman with snake, Sacramento, California Rhyolite, Nevada. Death Valley National Park Railroad machine shop, Ely, Nevada Cactus and Succulent … Continue reading

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Why Do You Have Ads on Your Site?

The most unprofessional thing a job applicant or anyone showing off their work can have on their website are ads. It is absolutely devastating to see fine writing or photography mixed in with ads that talk about emptying your bowels … Continue reading

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The Fountain and Garden Patio Area at the Marin Civic Center

This is video I am putting into the public domain at Wikimedia Commons. It shows the beautiful outdoor seating area in the fountain and garden patio area of the Marin Civic Center. You can buy something inside at the Civic … Continue reading

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You Do Not Control The Weather

Gathering images should be top of mind for any writer working under deadline. Most publications require you to submit your own images. If you can’t produce them yourself, you need to look at stock photography or public domain photos immediately … Continue reading

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