Not quite, but close!
Balboa Park, in San Diego California, not only has museums of art and photography, but they also have historic gardens with ancient and strange plants from many types of habitats from desert to tropical.
When you walk through this particular secluded forest, it looks and feels like you’ve been transported back to a Jurassic-like era.
http://www.dictionary.com – denoting, or formed in the second period of the Mesozoic era, between the Triassic and Cretaceous periods, lasting for 55 million years during which dinosaurs and ammonites flourished. noun. 2. the Jurassic, the Jurassic period or rock system. C19: from French jurassique, after the Jura (Mountains)
I set out for Yosemite with my new Nikon D750. On the way I stopped in Bodie a historic ghost town: A must see historic site of an old gold mining town. If you’re planning to go, be sure to take the back-road. The turn-off is at Mono Lake. It’s a little rugged, dusty and desolate, but worth it. It’s best if you have an SUV, but in a pinch a rental car works just fine.
I used Photomatix Pro for the treatment of these photos.
When I want to have some fun and don’t want to fidget with a lot of settings, overlays and tweaks, Photomatix is definitely a great option. It’s best known for it’s HDR processes, but it has many pre-made and fully adjustable presets. You can also make and save your own presets for uniformity of image groups.
Yosemite National Park California
Cliffs at the Oregon coast
Misty morning at the Oregon Coast
Camp grounds near Tillamook, OR beach.
Light House Oregon Coast near Tillamook
Oregon Coast bird in the campground area.
While it may be cold, windy and stormy much of the time at the Oregon coast, you can’t beat the scenery for spectacular views, wildlife and nature scenes.
FR SERRA CHURCH
The miracle of the “Swallows” of Capistrano takes place each year at
Mission San Juan Capistrano, on March 19th, St. Joseph’s Day.
In 1812 the roof of the Great Stone Church collapsed during an earthquake
leavingan open air terrace.