Overland Preparation: Jessie Inside Out

In Jessie and I, Travel by David47 Comments

Jessie in her natural habitat. Trona Pinnacles, CA. Click the image to see a larger version. For a truck as relatively small as Jessie (a 1993 right-hand drive diesel Land Rover Defender 90), she holds a lot of gear, which is a good thing as the trip on which I set out at the end of February will take me …

San Francisco, CA

In Jessie and I, Travel by David25 Comments

Golden Gate Bridge at twilight, Nikon D3s, 24mm tilt-shift lens. Sitting in the home of a friend in Los Altos, CA this afternoon after a marathon session of “find the $100 part.” Jessie’s been running great but her temperature gauge has been pinned on red since I started this adventure – not usually a good thing. Concurrently my second battery, …

Sausalito, CA

In Jessie and I, Travel by David43 Comments

Lake Tahoe. Nikon D3s, 35mm (Sigma 24-70.2.8 EX), 30 seconds @ f/16. ISO 800. Unfiltered. We’re settled in San Francisco now, Jessie and I. Dave Delnea leaves us soon, and heads back to Vancouver on the 14th, which we’re none too happy about, but Corwin comes on the 23rd to take his place and in between the 14th and 23rd, …

Bandon Beach, OR – Two Photographs

In Jessie and I, Travel by David24 Comments

Safe and sound in a cheap-ass $60 motel in Lake Tahoe and about to hit the hay. Today was a long drive and a little frustrating. Seems we got skunked a couple times, not the least of which was a decision to leave the coast, head inland and shoot at Lassen Volcanic National Park which was, as it turns out, …