Six Months, Post Firestorm

Follow me on Twitter: @kentphotos Follow me on Instagram @kpfotog Coffey Park at sunset, January 22, 2018 in Santa Rosa. Rainwater pools in a cleared lot from the Tubbs fire. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat) 2018 Six months, post firestorm. Time does not stand still.  Well, maybe [...]

By | April 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Six Weeks of The Tubbs Fire

A Cal Fire firefighter protects a home on the left from catching fire on Randon Way in Coffey Park, Monday Oct. 9, 2017 in Santa Rosa. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat) Six weeks out, post Tubbs fire. It seems like a year. I realized the other day [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|2 Comments

A Tornado 30 Years Ago

The Gallego family, Joe, left, and son Jim, right search for valuables in the bar that they built, destroyed by the Saragosa, Texas tornado, May 22, 1987.  (© Kent Porter 1987)   Back Story. Most of us can recall a story or an experience decades after it happened.  [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Clip Winner!

Follow me on Twitter @kentphotos and Instagram, kpfotog This past Saturday Feb. 4, 2017, I was named the National Press Photographers Association's West Region Photographer of the Year. First off, I do toot my own horn from time to time. It's a great accomplishment to win this contest. News images [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|0 Comments


Follow me on Twitter: @kentphotos and Instgram: kpfotog Sonoma County endured an entire week of Friday the 13th, pummeled by record rainfall and consequential flooding.  Tiring of wet clothes, hair, eyes, ears with days of soggy waders and an unfortunate dip in the floodwaters of Guerneville, I took a deep [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|0 Comments

What Season Is It?

Follow me on Twitter @kentphotos Instagram: kpfotog Can we get this sports thing straight now? Remember when we baby boomers were young?  There were three seasons.  Baseball, basketball and football, of course there was track and field and cross country and volleyball, softball and soccer too, but the big three [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Valley Fire, A Year After

Follow on Twitter @kentphotos Instagram: kpfotog   House lights from the occupied home of Ron Haskett and his wife Kathleen Ahart, play in contrast to the darkness of a destroyed neighborhood on Summit Blvd. in Cobb Tuesday Aug. 30, 2016. The Valley fire took out nearly the entire neighborhood [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|1 Comment

Summer Flames: Spring Blooms

Follow me on Twitter: @kentphotos Instagram:  kpfotog     Before: Valley fire Sept. 2015. After: Valley fire April 2016. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) Patience.  It's what's best about a journalist.  Wait it out, something will take place worthy of documentation.  Like all wildfires, it takes years for [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|2 Comments

Opening Day? Night? Week?

Follow me on Twitter @kentphotos Instagram:  kpfotog Gregor Blanco, Denard Span and Hunter Pence celebrate the Giants victory during their opener against the Dodgers at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Thursday April 7, 2016. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat ) 2016 It used to be almost all Major [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Dungeness Crab Season Begins

Justin Davis, skipper of the Night Wind, says goodbye to his wife Deserie Davis and son Ivan as his crew prepares to head out crabbing after months of delay, Tuesday March 29, 2016 at Spud Point Marina in Bodega Bay. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2016 Twitter: @kentphotos  [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|0 Comments