Manhattan Of Trees

Manhattan Of Trees

This is the first in a series of posts with pictures & videos captured in many parts of California earlier this month while my long time friends, Bilal & Ahmed, were visiting the States. We started in San Francisco, headed North on US 101 towards Redwoods national park immersing in the beauty of the scenes… Continue reading Manhattan Of Trees

Planetopia Uses clips from Death Valley Trip For their Show

Planetopia, a German TV channel dedicated to covering stories for our planet has asked for permission to include footage from a video shot during a visit to Death Valley early in the year for their show. Excerpts from the video may be watched on the following page(You may see the silhouette of this guy!): http://www.planetopia.de/magazin/news-details/datum/2010/09/19/mysterioese-steine-im-death-valley-wandern-geroellmassen-umher.html… Continue reading Planetopia Uses clips from Death Valley Trip For their Show

Day 15:Joshua Tree National Park

Named after the famous Joshua Tree, the national park is located in the Southeastern Corner of California and is surrounded by three towns: TwentyNine Palms, Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley. I saw signs for all three of them on my way from Palm Springs. The sky was California quality blue and the views were just… Continue reading Day 15:Joshua Tree National Park

Day 3: Getty Center

Getty Center is a must visit destination for lovers of the art in Los Angeles. When I was there back in December, two of their exhibits were mandatory to visit(simply because they were photography related!): In Focus: The worker & Irving Penn: Small Trades Irving Penn was known for his meticulous attention to details, what… Continue reading Day 3: Getty Center

Day 6:Griffith Park, the ultimate in Urban Hiking

This was a hike with LA downtown hiking group in Griffith Park which could be dubbed as “Central Park of the west coast” in terms of its location in the center of a major city and the sheer size. The trails we followed can be seen here.

End of Day 2: Taking the Hill by surprise!

I planned to join the Signal Hill Hiking Club on the evening of day 2 but ran late and missed the group. Signal Hill reminded me of some allies in Damascus where my grand parents lived and had a nice view of the entire city.  Unlike Damascus, the Long Beach version had a ton of… Continue reading End of Day 2: Taking the Hill by surprise!

Day 7: Oh! Great Pacific!

Angry Birds Are Everywhere...EVERYWHERE...

After Crestridge Ecological Reserve hike with San Diego’s hiking meetup group, I thought I’d give Torrey Pines state park a shot! It was a little cloudy but nothing could deter me from filming or shooting the beauty of San Diego’s beach! One of the pictures in this collection, Angry Birds, was selected by FWA Photo… Continue reading Day 7: Oh! Great Pacific!