Category Archives: Personal

Snow on Mount San Antonio aka Mt. Baldy

Tweet I love nature. I photograph it any chance I get. Being in Southern California we really don’t get a lot of snow except in the mountains. But still, it hasn’t snowed often enough there either. So on this particular day, I got a treat while visiting Mt. Baldy to see snow, I snapped a […]

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Barry’s Family Portrait

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5 Second Portriats: The Faces of SLO

Tweet A mini summer getaway to San Luis Obispo with family and friends was a little bit short for my taste.  Time flies when you’re having fun I guess. Besides, this wasn’t just a vacation, I brought along my Contax 645 and a handful of film to make things a little interesting. What I didn’t […]

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Keukenhof Holland

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“Heart On My Sleeve” by Last One Done featuring singer and songwriter Isaiah Olsen

Tweet Heart On My Sleeve from Desi Baytan on Vimeo.   The first time I heard Isaiah Olsen sing, I was struck by his voice. He sang at a wedding I photographed and later I learned he is a the lead singer for the band Last One Done. Their songs caught my attention and imagination and […]

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La Jolla Cove children’s pool

Tweet Having fun with my Olympus OM-2 film camera. These were taken at La Jolla Cove ‘s Children’s Pool where all ages can enjoy fun in the sun and snorkeling with the seals. This kid friendly beach offers a place to explore and witness nature and sea creatures native to California’s coasts. “This is the […]

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Big Alaska

Tweet   New to my blog is a travel section where I showcase places of natural beauty and places that inspire me.  Click image to view. Thanks for looking.

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Art of being kids

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On Santa Monica Pier

Tweet I like to watch people.  Observing is sort of my past time and as a photographer it’s by nature. That’s why I enjoy places like Santa Monica because it attracts so many people all over Southern California. To see people play on top of this colorful theme park on a pier, I get to […]

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Photographing France, Belgium and the Netherlands

Tweet   In March Connie and I took a photography excursion to Europe to capture the art, the culture and the history of the old world. When we planned this trip, we had a few criteria.  One, we wanted to travel on our own time, and two, do as the locals do.  With that in mind, […]

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