Category Archives: Photos

View of the dunes: a look at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort

Newport Dunes is an 110-acre resort in Newport Beach located at the entrance to the Back Bay Nature Preserve and the Newport Bay Conservancy. It looks like tons of fun — they’ve got a water park, beachfront playground, and of course tons of calm water for swimming, paddleboarding and sand castle making.

Check it out for yourself, or check out my bird’s eye view below! Stay tuned for more photos from Newport Dunes, coming soon (rhyming intentional).Screen shot 2013-07-06 at 10.30.28 PM

Great Park, great view

What better way to view the Orange County Great Park than from the sky?

A lot of photographers stand in the balloon, which is clearly pictured in this photo, to take aerial photos. I especially love this photo by H. Lorren Au Jr. from the Orange County Register. But what about an aerial photo of the balloon that many use to take aerial photos? Well, here you have it folks.

Though late on a Saturday night, the Great Park was busy on June 29, 2013 with families lining up to watch Rise of the Guardians as part of the park’s Movie on the Lawn series.01

Photos: Summer scenes at the park

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Today I flew my drone for the first time — with a camera! I flew over a park near my house in Irvine, which was a good choice for a first flight because it was easy to find a clear space where I wouldn’t have to worry about my drone hitting something or someone. Here are photos of the park, the baseball diamonds and some office buildings on the horizon in Irvine.