Photography Blog

Oxbow the Flamingo

08 Mar 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

The words “Flamingo” and “Sacramento” usually don’t show up in the same sentence. On that Sunday, however, my little boy and I got as close to a safari as we may ever come without leaving our fair city of Sacramento. (more…)

Full of Promise

01 Mar 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

There are many feelings that I wish I could bottle, only to save away for some other time that I’m feeling thirsty for that sentiment. This moment of promise was precisely one of those times. Had it been bottled, I believe it would have aged quite nicely. (more…)

In-between Springs in Napa

22 Feb 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

Midwesterners reckon that out here in California, we don’t know the meaning of the word “cold”. And shucks, they’re right. In nearly thirty years of living here, I’ve never dealt with a frozen pipe. I’ve hardly ever had to scrape the morning frost from my windshield. I have to travel a ways up into the mountains before I can find enough winter snow to make a snowball.

And no day would better exemplify the strange warmth of California than that day in Napa. (more…)

Bobbing Seagull

17 Feb 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

;Maybe the little mermaid was wrong. Perhaps life on dry land is overrated in the end, despite all the whosits and whatsits galore.┬áJust ask our friend the bobbing seagull here… (more…)