Author Archives: Kai

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Anza Borrego – Palm Wash Slot Canyons

A business trip to San Diego on Friday turned into weekend camping and canyoneering trip in Anza Borrego. Palm Wash is just east from Borrego Springs and has some really neat slot canyons, as well […]

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Death Valley – Day 3

How much weird scenery can one see before getting overwhelmed? At least 3 days worth. We started the morning at Zabriskie Point, with views of the Red Cathedral we saw from the other side the […]

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Death Valley – Day 2

The salt flats (Devil’s Golf Course and Badwater) are one of the must-see’s of Death Valley. Badwater basin also happens to be the lowest point in the US, with elevation is -282 feet (86 meters) […]

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Sand in Death Valley

We started our first day in Death Valley by hiking the Mesquite Dunes near Furnace Creek. The tallest dune is over 100 feet (30 meters) tall, and let me tell you, slogging up the side […]

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Las Vegas by Night

On our way to Death Valley we stopped in the Sin City. Nothing exciting, just a dinner and good nights sleep. I did drag myself out on the freezing sidewalk to snap few HDR images […]

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Surfers in Pacifica

A pacific storm brought some impressive waves to Rockaway Beach and few guys braved the waves that day.    

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Shooting With a Bazooka

My annual tradition is to rent a big-ass lens from Borrow Lenses and drive around the wetlands around Sacramento River for few days. This year I got the new Canon 500mm f/4 IS II lens […]

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MCAS Miramar Air Show 2012 Fireworks

After sunset there was a really cool fireworks show, with no or very little restrictions on how close to the audience they could shoot them. And of course afterwards the marines got to blow things […]

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MCAS Miramar Air Show 2012

I hadn’t been back to MCAS Miramar since 2005! San Francisco Fleet Week air show is cool, but nothing beats seeing it in a real military air base, with no restrictions on how low the […]

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

I went to San Diego to see the Miramar Air Show, but happened to have most of Friday free. San Diego Wild Animal Park has renamed itself, but nothing else has changed. I saw the […]

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