CoastWatch Photographer Reports Status Mile 315

Crescent Beach Sea Stacks - Oregon

Last year I joined the Oregon Shores CoastWatch program and adopted Mile 315.  I am volunteering my photography skills and time to report on the mile between Ecola State Park and North Chapman Beach which is just north of Cannon Beach. I adopted the mile in order to get to […] Read more »

OC photographer interviewed in Shutterbug

Carizzo Plain Central California

OC Photographer, Julie Diebolt Price, was interviewed for the Business Trends article May 2018 issue of Shutterbug magazine. Business Trends writer, Maria Piscopo, presented this startling fact. There are 32,527,830 #travelphotography posts on Instagram. Maria’s interview with four professional photographers discussed finding success in the changing marketplace of the travel […] Read more »

Cell phone photos show vacation winners

Get better cell phone photos on this vacation Cell phone photos that you take on your vacation can be improved! You will see the difference immediately. Try action shots, using Rule of Thirds, framing your subject, using flash (or not), HDR (high dynamic range). Find apps that take your images […] Read more »

9 Things to Know About Camping Joshua Tree NP

Sunrise and Joshua Trees

There are several reasons that I travel to Joshua Tree National Park to experience nature. Following are some of my observations and what I consider practical things to know learned from my visits to JTNP. 1.  Joshua Tree National Park is easily accessible from Interstate 10 Freeway in Southern California. […] Read more »

Photo Walk Orange with AirBnB and JDP

“Great experience…very well prepared and informative!” Jill M. 10/26/17 “Julie is not only knowledgeable but has a very good sense for how to teach.” Lowell I. 8/10/17 “Julie is a wonderful instructor! She is engaging and thoughtful, and she provides clear instructions and advice.”  Jaclyn 10/11/2017   AirBnB Photo Walk […] Read more »

Best latte in the O.C.

My favorite place for cafe latte – Felix Continental Cafe at the Circle in Orange. Sunday mornings, a little Cuban music and breakfast… The service is outstanding and food scrumptious. The wait staff remembers us, remembers exactly what we always order (yes, we are creatures of habit), and serves us […] Read more »