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Autumn Colors in Napa Valley, California

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Napa Valley is considered one of the premier wine regions in the world, with hundreds of vineyards set amid rolling hills. I have been there many times, but not every time I could capture the scenes I love, sometimes I was in a rush, other time the weather or lighting wasn't right. Just like wine tasting, not each time you could experience the most delicious taste.

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Autumn is always my favorite season. It is still warm, colorful everywhere with harvest, and I usually can get the most of inspiration. Once I saw a perfect wine country scenery just in perfect timing during autumn in Napa, but I forgot to charge the battery in my camera.  I guess it is one of the reasons I have to go back.  Ha ha ha...

It wasn't easy for agriculture  in California since it hasn't rained enough for years.  I saw colors are different this year through the incredible scenery, the layering of lines and patterns in the valley.  It had built up more ochre yellow all…

Paris is a Movable Feast 巴黎是一席流动的盛宴

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"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a movable feast." - Ernest Hemingway

We traveled to Paris 15 years ago. Captured so little using a Kodak 1st generation digital camera. This trip re-directed my life, I re-picked up my paint brush after my early teens...