Photo Of The Day – Kilauea Lighthouse and the Big Blue

Title: Kilauea Lighthouse and the Big Blue Location: Kilauea Lighthouse and Wildlife Refuge, Kauai, Hawaii, USA (22°13’40” N 159°24’4″ W) Description: I would love to fly a drone here for some beautiful perspectives on this lighthouse, but the large amount of nesting birds in the area prohibits that. The Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Tanker On The Horizon

Title: Tanker On The Horizon Location: Point Vicente Lighthouse, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA, North America Description: I’m sure the view out on the ship was completely different, likely with clear skies overhead. But from land, and with a front moving over us, all we glimpsed of the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Point Vicente Lighthouse And Palm Tree

Title: Point Vicente Lighthouse And Palm Tree Location: Point Vicente, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA, North America Description: A different view from yesterday’s lighthouse photo, but still as calm. Like the photo? Join the club. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 50mm Aperture f/4.5 Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Orange

I go through phases with my photography and it is especially easy to grab on to a color concept when looking through the images on a recent trip. In this case, orange caught my eye so I started collecting images from the past five years (or so) of Continue Reading →

Touring Hawaii Via Helicopter

Taking off in a helicopter is unlike any commercial airline flight you have ever experienced. As forward thrust is not needed, there is no ‘pinned to your seat’ feeling. Your seat simply starts lifting into the air with what feels like effortless will despite the roar of the Continue Reading →

Photo Of the Day – Point Vicente Lighthouse At Sunset

Title: Point Vicente Lighthouse At Sunset Location: Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA, North America Description: Out past the congestion of LA, along the California Coast, Point Vicente Lighthouse stands guard over the Pacific while warning sailors of the constant danger of the rocks at its base. Camera Canon Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Irish Sunset

Title: Irish Sunset Location: Dingle Peninsula, Ireland, Europe Description: Along the Dingle Peninsula of Ireland is a rocky shore where the road simply ends. One warning sign is all you see before the sea starts and land ends. It feels like the end of the world as the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Channel Islands National Park From 17,000′

  Title: Channel Islands National Park From 17,000′ Location: 17,000′, California Coast, USA, North America Description: Channel Islands National Park is a gorgeous set of islands made even more magnificent from the light of a setting sun. Camera Canon 1Dx Lens Canon EF 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/60 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – After And Before Sunset

Title: After And Before Sunset Location: 17,000′, California Coast, USA, North America Description: An anomaly of being in the right place at the right time; the sun has set below the clouds at approximately 12,000′ but has not set past the horizon. The result is yellow layer above Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Cliffs Of Hawaii II

Title: Cliffs Of Hawaii II Location: Hawaii, The Big Island – Hawaiian Islands, USA, North Pacific Ocean Description: Along the Northern Shore of Hawaii, The Big Island, lays a land untouched by man but drenched in time and precipitation. Cliff soar 2000′ in the air as waterfalls rain Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mukilteo Lighthouse

Title: Mukilteo Lighthouse Location: Mukilteo, Washington, USA, North America Camera Pentax 645D Lens Pentax FA 645 55mm f/2.8 Shutter Speed 1/1600 Aperture f/4.5 ISO 100 Focal Length 55mm (43mm equivalent) Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Would you like to join me on my next tour to Bhutan in Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Lima Cityscape Panorama Exploration

The detail in this Lima image is amazing. I love quality optics. Be sure to zoom in on the coast and explore the colorful, compact city. The overall image is 26535 x 4486 = 119 megapixels To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Moon And The Glow

Title: The Moon And The Glow Location: Palos Verdes, California, USA Description: Just after sunset, as the color bled from the sky, the moon started its shift as the brightest light in the sky. But for a while, there was balance. Shot with a Canon 7D and Canon Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – In The Surf

Title: In The Surf Location: Jaco, Costa Rica Description: I was on vacation and trying not to take too many photos. It was a crazy idea. Just enjoy a trip without a camera? Obviously I couldn’t handle it. Photograph Creative Commons Copyright Peter West Carey

Photo Of The Day – Irish Seaside

Title: Irish Seaside Location: Donegal Peninsula, Ireland Description: The Donegal Peninsula is a one way trip along some of the rockiest coast in Western Ireland.  Dotted with stone fences and farmhouses, the peninsula is a wonderful drive.  This photo was taken on St. Patrick’s Day and the weather Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Reflection Of A Heron

Title: Reflection of a Heron Location: Stop me if you’ve heard this one….Double Bluff Beach, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA Settings ISO 1250 Focal Length 300mm Shutter Speed 1/80 Aperture f/13 Exp Comp -1 2/3 Camera Canon EOS 5D Lens Canon 28-300mm L While I did increase the blacks Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Bixby Bridge – Drewe Zanki

Title: Bixby Bridge Location: California Coast, USA Description: This is certainly one of the most photographed Bridges I have seen – it’s a wonderful place to go, and the drive I recomend to anyone who can get to it. I chose this vantage point rather than the ‘normal’ Continue Reading →