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2014-08-30 20:08:08
Added a few La Jolla, CA seascapes.

2014-07-06 18:07:53
Added some nice shots from the Eastern Sierras.

2014-05-18 22:05:51
Added a bunch of new images from Montana de Oro, Valley of Fire, NV plus several still images.

2013-11-09 21:11:42
Added a bunch of new images from the Eastern Sierras, Lake Los Angeles and the San Jacinto Wildlife Area.

2013-08-07 21:08:46
Added some seascapes from La Jolla, CA and some cool shots from Salton Sea.

2013-06-15 16:06:43
Added some new shots from Valley of Fire State Park, NV, some images from the Eastern Sierras and a few still images.

2013-03-30 23:03:20
It's been a while since the last update. New images include some cityscapes from San Diego, mountain shots from Banning, CA and a bunch of macros and stills shot with the Canon 100mm f/2.8 IS macro.

2012-12-30 17:12:58
Added some new shots from my trip down the California coast. Locations include Santa Cruz, Carmel, Greenfield, Gorda and Cambra.

2012-11-23 20:11:59
I added some new images from Nevada's Valley of Fire State Park.

2012-11-10 09:11:55
I just got back from an autumn trip to the Pacific Northwest. I brought back some nice images from Portland, OR, the Columbia River Gorge, Mt Hood, several waterfalls, areas in Washington State and Cape Kiwanda State Park.

2012-09-02 16:09:09
Some summer shots from the San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Whitewater, Anza Borrego and more.

2012-06-29 17:06:53
Lots of new images taken with my new Canon 5D Mk II. Most of the updates are from my trip down the California coast from Santa Cruz to La Jolla, CA.

2012-03-24 00:03:17
A lot has happened since the last update. On Dec 26 2011 while I was shooting seascapes at Shark Fin Cove in Davenport, CA a wave pulled my Canon 5D MkII, 17-40 lens and Gitzo 1325 tripod into the ocean. So I've had to start over and try and build up my gear again. It will take a while but I've been able to rent and borrow some gear so there are some new shots from La Jolla and Death Valley in the Newest Images gallery.

2011-12-03 18:12:38
I have finally gotten around to upgrading the website. The last few months I've been learning about the proper way to use CSS and do layouts without tables, changed the color scheme, added some cool jQuery dynamic content and basically made it more Web 2.0-ish. Let me know if you find any bugs.

2011-12-03 18:12:31
Added some newish images from the Eastern Sierras as well as some coastal stuff from Corona del Mar, CA.

2011-10-20 17:10:49
Some nice shots from the San Jacinto Wildlife Area and seascapes from a stormy Abalone Cove in Rancho Palos Verdes.

2011-07-03 23:07:29
Added a few new seascape shots from La Jolla's Draper Villas beach.

2011-06-21 19:06:20
Added 19 new images from La Jolla, San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Eureka Dunes and the Eastern Sierras.

2011-04-02 01:04:20
Added some new shots from the San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Forest Falls and Jack Rabbit Trail badlands.

2011-02-21 20:02:02
Added some new images from La Jolla, San Diego, Anza Borrego and Vasquez Rocks.

2011-01-22 19:01:44
Uploaded some new shots from Joshua Tree National Park.

2011-01-22 19:01:29
Added new images from a December trip up the California coast with stops in San Simeon, Big Sur and the San Francisco area.

2010-12-05 00:12:00
Added several new images from a trip to Morro Bay.

2010-10-23 22:10:33
Added a bunch of shots from my autumn 2010 trip to the Eastern Sierras.

2010-09-21 18:09:39
A random update of several La Jolla seascapes and some local landscape shots.

2010-08-20 23:08:58
Added several new shots from my first visit to southern California's Torrey Pines and La Jolla near San Diego, CA.

2010-07-22 23:07:59
Added a few non-landscape images in the Others gallery.

2010-06-20 17:06:48
Added a bunch of new images from an early June trip through the Eastern Sierras.

2010-05-19 22:05:53
Added several nice stormy sky shots from the San Jacinto Wildlife Area near Lakeview, CA.

2010-04-19 23:04:33
Added some Mill Creek storm images from Forest Falls, CA and a few cool shots from the San Jacinto Wildlife Area in Lakeview, CA. All of these are in the Newest gallery.

2010-03-16 23:03:33
Added a few nice seascapes from Montana de Oro State Park, CA.

2010-03-06 17:03:58
Added a few shots of the spring hills in Moreno Valley along with a couple scenics from Anza Borrego Desert State Park.

2010-02-06 02:02:04
Added some links to some of my flickr friends' websites. Added a couple new images.

2010-01-10 01:01:44
I just got back from a trip up the California coast with stops in San Simeon, Big Sur, Half Moon bay and San Francisco. So check out the newest shots. I also uploaded a couple older images here and here which you haven't seen yet.

2009-11-27 23:11:57
I added several shots from my October 2009 trip to the Eastern Sierras (unfortunately the fall colors peaked late this year). Also added a couple new Salton Sea shots.

2009-08-29 14:08:26
Added several new gallery categories which you can see on the new Gallery List page, added a Contact page and most importantly, I've started using the services of Zenfolio to make it much easier for you to buy my images! Go to the Purchase page for more info.

2009-06-15 20:06:07
Added a bunch of new shots taken with the new Canon 5D MkII. Please let me know what you think. I have also been renting/borrowing a few Canon lenses to try out - Canon 17-40 f/4 L, Canon 24-105 f/4 L IS and the Canon 100-400 f/4-f5.6 L IS. If you have any lens recommendations let me know.

2009-04-10 18:10:40
I finally made the leap from film to digital! Today I bought a Canon 5D Mark II and it's beautiful! I'll be adding a couple new lenses in the months to come. The decision came down to money. The cost of shooting film is not worth the benefits. I calculated the cost per shot of 6x7 film. When processing is included it comes out to $1.57 per shot. Over time that turns into real money. While it's kind of sad to retire the Pentax 67II, I'm sure I'll produce some great shots with the new Canon. I couldn't be happier with the new setup!

2009-01-10 01:21:08
The latest shots are from San Simeon where I shot my favorite pier, Garrapata State Park in Carmel, Big Basin State Park and some seascape shots from Half Moon Bay, CA.

2008-12-01 10:07:12
Added inline google maps so you can see the locations of each shot. I've always wanted to add this and finally got around to it. I hope you like this new feature!

2008-10-09 23:45:48
New updates include some shots of a recent "fall colors" trip to the Eastern Sierras in the last week of September 2008. Unfortunately I was about a week early for the peak colors. Last year I visited on the 2nd week in October and was about a week late. So I jumped the gun this year. BUT I think I got a few good shots anyway. Enjoy.

2008-09-20 23:38:19
If you haven't noticed my site has been down for a while. My domain "tomgrubbe.com" expired on 3-26-2008 and I've been trying to get it back for the last six months! tomgrubbe.com was originally registered with Melbourne IT Ltd. through an old ISP which went out of business. It's been sheer hell trying to get it back. The business practices at Melbourne IT Ltd. are appalling. Don't even consider registering your domain there. Anyway, six months and a bunch of $$$ later it's finally back in my possession with another registrar and hopefully will stay there. I truly apologize for the down time.

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