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Welcome to my blog. Looking through my posts you will find that I love and have a passion for photography and although my expertise so to speak is in Sports Action, I have been getting into wildlife and senior portraits. No matter what I'm shooting I want to bring my client the best possible shot I can and give them / you a photograph that you will cherish for a lifetime. If your looking for someone to capture your child in action, to show the intensity and emotion in which your child plays, look no further. Just drop me a line (e-mail) at homerkenpo@aol.com. I cover most areas in Southern Califoria.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Bolsa Chica Wet Lands

I recently saw some pictures posted on the Fred Miranda forums of some skimmers and remembered it about this time of year (actually July) that I was able to see them for the first time at Bolsa Chica Wet Lands, so I decided on my day off to head out there to see if I can get some nice shots of them. I also asked my son, who is currently on summer break from Cerritos College, if he wanted to come with me on this early morning walk-about. I was a little surprised when he eagerly said yes.

5:30 am found of on the road to the wet lands. It started out a bit chilly but as the sun peaked out from behind the low morning clouds it warmed up quite a bit. Needless to say the skimmers were pretty much non-existent, although we did see a couple, but nothing for me to shoot. We spent the next 2 1/2 hours walking and talking while I shot various wildlife that presented itself to us.

I have to honestly say I had a great time. It was simply awesome to share this time and my passion with my son and to just spend the time talking. Although he still lives at home he does spend a lot of time away from the house doing his thing with school and friends, so when I get times like this I cherish them.

Here are some of my favorites from the day and thanks for stopping by.

1 comment:

kymberli q. said...

These are FANTASTIC, Jim!! I love that your son went with you too. :)