LagunaPic 10.17.13

Twenty four years ago today, I was hanging off the side of the Bay Bridge photographing the devastating effects of the Loma Prieta earthquake which so rudely shattered the lives of those living in the Bay Area.  I was at the Laguna de Santa Rosa this evening photographing birds.  Oddly, [...]

By | October 17th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 10.16.13

On the very southern edge of the Laguna de Santa Rosa is a series of connected flood control channels at Stony Point Road and Rohnert Park Expressway.  In the past couple of years the Santa Rosa Pumpkin Patch has sprouted from the fertile flood plain, the Laguna soil ideal for [...]

By | October 16th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 10.09.13

There are days. There are days you are happy just to wake up. Smell the air; feel the bite of autumn and the soft, crisp sound of leaves underfoot. Bask in the grace of Indian Summer, wipe the sweat from your brow; bundle up at twilight and listen to the [...]

By | October 9th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 10.08.13

Obviously it's been a few days since I posted anything of the Laguna de Santa Rosa.  You can blame the Oakland A's and the 49ers. Here you are... -Kent Porter

By | October 8th, 2013|1 Comment

Red Flag Warning

Yup, that time of year.  It rained on Monday but that doesn't mean summer or fire season is over quite yet. A classic fall offshore wind event is setting up as a low pressure system will drop in to the Great Basin that will interact with building high pressure.  When [...]

By | October 2nd, 2013|Comments Off on Red Flag Warning

LagunaPic 10.01.13

The sunrise was diffused in steam fog this morning, making for an interesting photograph. -Kent Porter

By | October 1st, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 09.30.13

Sunny one minute, cloudy the next.  Muggy to boot.  That means a photog needs to be quick and make a picture.  Another day at the Laguna de Santa Rosa. -Kent Porter

By | September 30th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 09.28.13

Egrets take to the sky over the Laguna de Santa Rosa. -Kent Porter

By | September 29th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 09.27.13

My father farmed the panhandle of Oklahoma way back in teens and the 20's of the 20th century. Our family raised wheat and corn, but wheat was the mainstay.  He would tell of stories of dawn 'till dusk farming and the exceptionally hard existence of beating the odds on the [...]

By | September 28th, 2013|0 Comments

LagunaPic 09.26.13

Loamy soil deposited from rains along the Laguna de Santa Rosa, mean perfect growing conditions at R. Castañeda Farms off Guerneville Road in Santa Rosa. Workers were busy picking late summer / early fall green zucchini and Mediterranean squash early Thursday morning Sept. 26.  In an area that easily sees five [...]

By | September 26th, 2013|0 Comments