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Blog posts, reverse chronological
2021-10-02 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 28/29/30: Stunningly Clear, but Oct 1 brings the Nasty Stuff
2021-09-27 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 27: Still Lousy from Forest Fires, but hope for a short reprieve tomorrow
2021-09-25 Eastern Sierra Air Quality September 25: Still Lousy from Forest Fires
2021-09-24 Total Failure of Piñon Pine Nuts in Inyo Mountains
2021-09-21 Forest Fire Smoke Plagues the Eastern Sierra and Yosemite
2021-08-28 Reader Comment: “wealth of material you have accumulated over the years of shooting around Sierra Nevada/White Mountains”
2021-08-21 Where to Photograph in a State Largely Veiled in Smoke?
2020-10-01 Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Aperture Series: Big Tree at Bend in Alpine Creek (jaw-dropping focus shift and lens skew)
2020-09-30 Forest Fires: Many California National Forests remain Closed Through October 8 Including Eastern Sierra, White Mountains, Yosemite High Country
2020-09-16 Forest Fires: All California National Forests are Closed, BLM Lands Appear to Remain Open
2020-09-09 California Forest Fires in San Francisco Bay Area: Eerie Orange Twilight at 10:10 AM —It’s Raining Ash
2020-09-08 Testing Soon: Voigtlander FE 35mm f/1.2 Aspheric
2020-08-24 CZU Fire Smoke Locks us Down to Hot and Sweaty Indoors — Kudos to Firefighter Heroes
2020-02-22 Allergy Season Hits Me Hard This Year — Warm Drought February Means Pollen Bloom
2020-01-29 P100 / N100 Particulate Respirator the Smart Move for Coronavirus — not the Useless Leaky Masks That People are Seen Wearing in the News
2018-11-09 P100 / N100 Particulate Respirator Works for Smoke — Air Quality in the San Francisco Bay Area is the Worst I’ve Seen it in 35 Years — from the 'Camp Fire'
2018-07-26 The Ferguson Fire near Yosemite Valley: Save your Lungs and Your Health if Traveling in California, But Applies to Much More than Smoke
2018-07-16 P100 / N100 Particulate Respirator Works for Smoke
2017-10-16 Travel Advisory Update: Eastern Sierra, Owens Valley, Mono Lake, Mammoth Lakes Awful for Photography
2017-10-15 Travel Advisory: Smoke from Sonoma Fire in Yosemite, Eastern Sierra, Owens Valley, Mono Lake Areas
2017-10-12 Travel Advisory: Heavy Smoke in Owens Valley / Eastern Sierra from Sonoma Fire
2017-08-14 East Side of Yosemite Choked with Smoke, but to the South it is Clear (Update: Fire Out)
2015-08-16 Smoke Plume over Mt Gibbs (Walker Fire)
2015-06-26 Back From Mountains Unexpectedly Early Due to Forest Fires
2014-08-06 Field Work, At Last
2014-07-28 YAYF: Yet Another Yosemite Fire
2013-08-29 Back Home, Through and Past the Smoke (Yosemite Rim Fire Detour)
2011-12-30 New Year’s Seafood (or Steak)
2009-03-03 New Mac Pro — what is Apple smoking?