At today’s gas prices of an average $4.30 a gallon, driving around looking for pictures can appear frivolous but producing good photographs requires some investment in time and gas money.
A recent morning, I ventured into the outskirts of Moreno Valley, some of my old stomping grounds I used to cruise searching for feature pictures.
I came across Ariel Vega, a sheep rancher sowing alfalfa seeds by hand as he sat in the back of his pickup truck.
Around him were 2 Australian sheepdogs, both extremely alert, obedient and hard-working.
One of the most useful skills I acquired as a result of working at the newspaper is a self-assurance that I can approach complete strangers and convince them to let me take their picture. Continue reading Spring, newborn lambs and a drive in the country