The man had to write…

It was one of the first things I noticed about him.  Not the very first thing – I think the very first thing I noticed is that he looked better in just a… Continue reading

So long and thanks for all the fish

Okay, let’s try this again. Hopefully the post turns out. I was having a bit of trouble. Hi All, By now you may or may not heard of Ray’s passing Friday August 16th.… Continue reading

The Mustang Corner

Seen at Tuxies Cruise Night: These Mustangs were parked together in their own corner as if huddled together against the horde of other cars. I’m not sure what that was about. Maybe it… Continue reading


Yashica Mat 124, Ilford Delta 100 film.


This photograph was made on August 9 at Tuxies Cruise night. I was walking around with the Yashica Mat 124 and three rolls of Ilford Delta 100 film. These car fins were lined… Continue reading


I walked into UCR’s California Museum of Photography to see the Gary Winogrand show, expecting that the $3 entrance charge had been upgraded to $5 or so. It had been some time since… Continue reading


This Cobra was at Tuxies Cruise Night last Friday. Beautiful car. Almost as nice looking as the Jaguar XK series in my eyes. I wonder how it drives and rides. I was shooting… Continue reading

Ossa 250

I always look forward to seeing what Fritz Harmon has in the back of his pickup truck for the monthly Tuxies Cruise Night. I rode into the parking lot on the far side… Continue reading

“Women Are Beautiful”

The Gary Winogrand show, Women Are Beautiful, opened at the California Museum of Photography yesterday, August 10, 2013. The 85 print selection of photographs of women in public was originally titled Observations of… Continue reading

FDA (Film Depletion Anxiety)

My wife Lisa can attest to this: I rarely get anxious about anything. There may be a couple reasons for my generally low anxiety levels. 1. I’ve lived long enough in this particular… Continue reading


Nikon N90s, Kentmere 100 Film. Made at Anza Narrows, Riverside, California.

Coast Ride

My riding group went down to the Pacific Coast and back on Sunday, August 4. It was a 338 mile round trip for me, which is not a bad ride for a single… Continue reading

The Edge of the Pacific

Nikon N90s, 28mm prime lens, Kentmere 100 Film.

Thinking Square

Because my riding group is going to ride to the coast this Sunday and the route includes pleasure craft harbors in both Ventura and Oxnard, California, I’ve been thinking square for several days.… Continue reading

Rubidoux Return

Though for many years I used to hike Mount Rubidoux in the mornings five or six times a week, there were quite a number of months that I didn’t do that. There were… Continue reading

Random Thoughts In West Texas

This photograph is of and by my brother, Robert Thomas Alexander. 

Triumph 995i (Speed Triple)

You meet the best people at NoPork… I didn’t have anything in particular planned Saturday morning, except to pick up some #11 Exacto knife blades at the local hardware store and a can… Continue reading

1941 Ford Convertible

This 1941 Ford convertible had extensive body remodeling done to it. Even though it was not stock by a long shot, it looked quite good to me. I wouldn’t mind parking it outside… Continue reading

Bird on a Wire

Anza Narrows Morning

Waiting at the Airport

This one was a quick “grab shot” with the Panasonic FX01. There was no time to adjust the murky photo because a couple seconds later they were jolted awake by an announcement over… Continue reading

Little Red Corvette

Baby, you’re much too fast…

Sandstone Fixation

Of late, I have been somewhat fixated on the sandstone outcroppings in the Cajon Pass. On Sunday morning I took a quick look at the sky, thinking about the outcroppings, and though it… Continue reading

A Surprising Development

On June 29th I woke at 4:00 am with the idea that it was a good time to ride to Joshua Tree. It wasn’t an idea that I had before going to sleep,… Continue reading

Rain Puddle View

Meta: Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1, f/5.6, 1/640 Seconds, ISO 200, Exp -1/3, Focal Length: 37mm.

Cajon Outcropping

I’ve been eyeballing this rock outcropping in the Cajon Pass for years when riding by. But that was it. I just rode by. I kept thinking that there were good photographs to be… Continue reading


There is a small story, somewhat short of a vignette, about this photograph. I don’t have the time to write it properly today, since I haven’t sorted through the other images taken in… Continue reading

Hard At Work

For several days, we’ve had temperatures well in excess of 100 f. We spend as much time as possible indoors, away from the heat. With no posts for a few days, it may… Continue reading

A Younger Eye

These photographs were made by my nine year old grandson at Tuxies Cruise Night on June 14, 2013. He typically shoots a Minolta X 700 with a 50mm lens, but didn’t have it… Continue reading

Digital Yosemite

Getting ready for the Yosemite ride nearly two months ago, in addition to the Yashica MAT 124 and Nikon N90s film cameras, along with many rolls of 120 and 35mm rolls of film,… Continue reading

Mill Creek Ride

It was misty early Saturday morning and as often happens on that day of the week, I woke with a particular riding destination in mind. I wanted to ride up Route 38 into… Continue reading

Airfield Waking

March Air Field, California. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01.


These photos were made with a Nikon D200 and 18-105mm VR lens at The Living Desert in Palm Desert, California and my driveway. The dragonfly was sitting on the antenna of my wife’s… Continue reading


Fairmount Park, Riverside, California. 


Viewpoint: Anza Narrows, looking east toward Box Springs Mountain and Mt. San Jacinto.


The Oxbow, Grand Tetons, Wyoming.


Viewpoint: Anza Narrows. Angeles (left) and San Bernardino Mountains in the background.

Through the Trees, Reprise

This photograph first appeared in the January15, 2012 post, Waiting For The Light. It was shot in the same spot as the photograph in Through The Trees, but the light quality was quite… Continue reading


This image was made at The Fox Theater in Downtown Riverside, California. 

Through The Trees

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1