Winter Sunset on the Merced River (Yosemite National Park)

Winter Sunset on the Merced River (Yosemite National Park), originally uploaded by Robin Black Photography. They say pro nature photographers (including Black, who kindly posted this picture) flock like swallows to Yosemite in February, for the low sunsets and the colors at Horsetail Fall. 

The lives of the harvesters

Grist features a photographic essay about the immigrant farmworkers who harvest the fruits and vegetables in California, earning little, working hard, feeding the nation.  According to The Migrant Project, California agriculture produces about fifty percent of the nation's food supply, which means that these folks do about half the fieldwork in the country.  The photoContinue reading “The lives of the harvesters”