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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Devereux Slough, Goleta, CA

If you drive up the 101 freeway (from, say, Los Angeles) and exit Storke/Glen Annie… turn left off the exit and continue down.. all the way down.. past El Colegio.. and you’ll see this slough (a swamp) on your left, after the road gets narrow and windy. It’s really quite a nice place.. if you […]

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Smashing

So, what do you really do with all of those empty glass bottles? Well, we definitely just recycle them…. hah. Just a few shots of what happens when something moving hits something not moving… and much more solid. And yes, if you’re wondering, these ARE “Mexican Coke” bottles… as in, they contain real cane sugar. […]

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Trachemys scripta elegans, Santa Barbara CA

Part of this nature class requires us to find out exactly what kind of animal or bug or plant we’ve photographed… in essence, labeling. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe this turtle is officially called “Trachemys Scripta Elegans”. There were a good 6-8 turtles in this pond (Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden in […]

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Falling

Have you ever wondered what a falling drop of water looks like? Well, then this entry might help you out 🙂 The most fascinating part to me is that this entire sequence happens in a split of a split second.

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Carpinteria, CA

If you’re ever driving up the 101 northbound (or down the 101 southbound), you can exit off Bailard (looks like Ballard unless you inspect the sign very closely), head towards the ocean… and you’ll find this pretty little area. I was actually heading to class when I saw that the light was at a very […]

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