Gallery and Slideshow Instructions


Click To the gallery on any category of your choice below, and you will arrive at the small image grid of that gallery. Click on any of the thumbnail images and it will take you to the slideshow.

On the bottom left corner of the each slideshow are 3 white symbols on a small grey rectangle; a white solid arrow pointing to the right starts the slideshow when clicked. To pause, click the double vertical lines. The letter i to the right of that arrow stands for information. Click on the i and an identification name or number will popup just over the rectangle to identify the image to view at a later time or to identify that image for purchase on the Purchase Prints page. To the right of the information symbol is a small arrow pointing left. Click on the arrow, on either end of the thumbnails to advance the thumbnail images right or left.

To remove the thumbnail images at the bottom of the galleries to see an entire photograph, click the small transparent tab with an arrow pointing down in the middle of the thumbnails. Click again and the thumbnails return. Clicking on any of the thumbnails on the bottom bar will take you to that specific image.

Guadalupe Dunes

The area is owned by the Santa Barbara County Parks and leased to the Center for Natural Lands Management. These are the highest dunes on the entire western coastline of the United States, rising over 500 feet in elevation.

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Ventura County Parks

Camp Comfort and Foster Park are a sampling of the numerous lands E.P. Foster acquired, developed and donated to California’s Ventura County for the purpose of preserving lands for the public’s free use into posterity.

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Dawn and Dusk

Rising before daybreak has been an effortless routine as far back as I can recall. The excitement about the imminent activity about to unfold has me alert and fully functioning within moments of waking.

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Monterey Peninsula

My initial exposure to the Monterey Peninsula was January 1967 while at Coast Guard
Station Monterey. Like most people seeing the area for the first time, nature’s beauty was generously visible everywhere.

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Hobo Jungle – Seaside Park

In the early 1900’s, my great grandfather E.P. Foster envisioned a miniature Golden Gate Park for the area above the Ventura River Mouth. He planted hundreds of trees all over Seaside Park, but particularly close together on the north side of the river.

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Train Stop – Hobo Jungle

Prior to digital photography, the use of filters over a camera lens, as well as filters in the darkroom process, afforded substantial control over how colors were rendered in black and white.

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