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El Capitan in Yosemite National Park sits unde a stunning blue winter sky.
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Bridalveil Fall Rainbow
A rainbow briefly graces Bridalveil Fall in Yosemite in Late February.
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Fallen leaves sit on the wood decking of an abandoned officers barracks on Angel Island.
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From Bugs, Grasses, Leaves and Trees
San Francisco Bay Bridge
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A crape myrtle blooms in the summer in Capay Valley.
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Abandonded by Time
The mines of Bodie California sit in the bacground with a wooden device that was used for somehting lays in a grassy field.
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From Black & White & Out Of Time
Past Its Prime
This 1937 Chevrolet Coup in Bodie, California is probalby one of the most photogrpahed cars in the world.
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Door and Window
An old door in Elk Grove, California.
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An abandoned corriord of an army hospital on Angel Island.
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The San Francisco Bay Bridge at night.
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The Roseville Theatre illuninates in pink during the warm summer nights.
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The Tower Theatre in Roseville is one of the city's landmarks.
The Urban Light display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art consists of 202 lights restored from the 1920s and 1930s from around Southern California.
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Palace of Fine Arts
The Palace of Fine Arts at about 2:00 in the morning.
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Coit Tower in Blue
Coit Tower is lit up in blue for World Diabetes Day.
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Wild Fall Color Grape Leaves
Wild grape leaves in Capay Valley turn vibrant red and orange in the fall.
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Mono Lake is like something out of a science fiction movie with its out of this world landscape.
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From Rivers, Creeks And Lakes
Island of Tufa
An outcropping of tufa in Mono Lake looks eerie under the blue and yellow sky at sunset.
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Juniper Lake Sunrise
The red sky in the early morning hours of with fog on the water at Juniper Lake in Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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Death Valley is awash in color from the desert valley floor to the hills and mountains that surround it.
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Patined Dunes and Fantastic Lava Beds
The Painted Dunes at Lassen Volcanic National Park are one of the most spectacular sights I've ever seen. The landscape literally looks like a painting in real life.
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Zabriskie Point, Death Valley, California
Zabriskie Point in Death Valley.
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Cows graze on the horizon line of the hill as the sun sets in the wide open spaces just outside Folsom.
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Dante's View, Death Valley
Luke, Ben and the droids stood on this cliff as they looked down over Mos Eisley in Star Wars.
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Bridgeport Covered Bridge
The covered bridge in Bridgeport that spans the South Yuba River is one of a dozen in California.
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From Features And Attractions
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The Window Time Forgot
A glassless window in a decaying home time forgot looks out on a rarely traveled gravel road.
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The color of industrial walls of industrial buildings in the San Fancisco Bay Area are to none.
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Migrating Monarch Butterflies
About 100,000 Monach Butterflies call Santa Cruz home during the fall season into the winter and live in the trees.
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A spring rain leaves drops on a poppy.
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Grapes Destined to be Wine
Grapes sit piled on each other ready to be turned into processed and turned into wine.
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Barrels and barrles of wine.
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Green meadows and blue skies make Yosemite National Park inviting.
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Remnants of a kitchen and some its contents are left in an abandoned home in Bodie, California.
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An abandoned cart sits just to the side of the Swazey Hotel in Bodie, California.
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Golden Crowned Sparrow
A golden crowned sparrow surveys the area from a fence post.
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A group of kayakers set out for an evening paddle on Lake Natoma one summer night.
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From People Watching
Bodie General Store
The general store in the ghost town of Bodie, California is filled with what it used to carry when it was in business. Now, the store is in a state of arrested decay.
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A tufted titmouse sits on branch on a cold winter day.
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Red and White Poppies
Red and white poppies fill a hillside in Capay Valley.
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Ladder to the Sky
A ladder to the sky runs up the side of a factory on Mare Island.
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A belted kingisher sits patiently on a pipe sticking out of the golden waters of Cache Creek.
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