This week the WordPress Photo Challenge is The Hue of You, designed to focus those who accept the challenge to focus on different hues of light. Kongo took this image last weekend from the balcony of a rented beach house in Carlsbad, California where this group on the beach took in the sunset hues of orange and purple. Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: The Hue of You
This clutch of rare California Least Terns hang out on a beach in Carlsbad, California. Normally these birds are well on their way to South America by the end of August but it IS a pretty beach and Kongo understands why they might want to linger. These birds are on the federal endangered species list. Continue reading Rare Least Terns
Granddaughter photo shoot on an evening beach in Carlsbad, California. Kongo has rented a beach house for a long weekend and had fun playing with a new Speedlite 600EX-RT. The hardest thing about these shoots is getting a six and four year old to stay still long enough to get a good picture. Continue reading “Grand Girls At Sunset”
On the way to Prague Kongo stops off at Karlovy Vary in the Bohemian region of the Czech Republic. Karlovy Vary, also known as Carlsbad. is famous for it’s opulent hotels, shops, pilsner beer, and spas. What a beautiful place. Nestled between scenic forested hills, Carlsbad is built about 13 major hot springs along with about 300 other more minor springs. The hotels and shopping are equal to Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive. Mrs. Kongo was starting to hyper-ventilate until Kongo led her to lunch at the Grand Hotel Pupp and a walking tour of the “waters.” Continue reading “Karlovy Vary”
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