An eclectic mix for my best photos of 2012.
During a 500-mile bike race through Death Valley, I manage to shoot a few photos while working as a support crew member.
I set up a makeshift photo studio at San Jose Bike Party to photograph some of the many characters who participate.
A massive crowd of costumed drunk people winds through San Francisco. I’m among them.
Under the stars in a clearing in the Big Sur forest, a rare and moving performance by Godspeed You! Black Emperor.
Seventeen minutes of joyful sing-a-longs during one of the most exuberant live shows I’ve even seen.
My favorite images from 2011: Big Sur, a couple babies, some weddings and the redwoods.
A few photos from my first trip to the iconic lighthouse at Point Reyes, California.
An approaching hurricane turns the sky a deep orange.
Portraits of San Jose rock band Town Crier.
A bull gets loose in Salinas, I shoot it before it gets shot. A story from 2004.
I made a short video to reveal the winner of my social media contest.
An overhead view of chalk artists working on sidewalks using my camera-on-a-stick.
Images from a candlelight vigil on the night of Sept. 11, 2011, in San Jose.
Zombies stumble through downtown San Jose; I manage to keep my brains.
My final two days at the newspaper, documented on my phone’s camera.
My favorites from each year of my career at The Salinas Californian.
I’ve left my staff job to be an independent photographer.
I photograph a pilot in flight, but I don’t leave the ground
A joyous 100th birthday celebration
An image from 2010 lands a first place in an annual photo contest.
A tour of East Los Angeles, shot from the windows of a friend’s truck.
A 50’s-style party in a garage full of memorabilia.
The open lands of a former Army fort make a perfect venue for bicycle races.