Articles by Lora Parks

My favorite California State Park

For people that have been to California, many have visited the state parks.They offer so many opportunities.This year there are 70 that are slated to close and unless we capture more funding they will.Henry Coe Park is my all time favorite, and is here near San Francisco, in the South Bay.It is the largest California State Park in Northern California with 86,000 acres and has outdoor opportunities for everyone.Come and visit, go camping and hiking!http://coeparkfund.orghttp:/... continue reading

Our beautiful California State Parks

70 of our California State Parks are on the closure list this year and we are really going to miss them!I have really enjoyed spending time in this one lately and wanted to share some quick snaps with my friends here at Dreamstime.Garrapata State Park, CalliforniaGarrapata State ParkSouth of Carmel and North of Big Sur, this Park has gorgeous views, and incredible beach and wonderful hiking trails.I have enjoyed time spent in this park very much and will be so sad if it closes. continue reading

Shades of Fall

Hello my fellow photographers!I am so excited that fall colors are here on the West Coast of the United States.I wait all year for them.This year I have started a group on Facebook called Shades of FallPlease join us and share some of your pics!Here are some of mine from last year that made it onto Dreamstime. continue reading

Fun with photo requests

Wow!What a great thing the photo request board is! I put myself in the buyers' shoes and asked for photos for a gift for my 2 year old daughter.This is what I asked: Hi, this should keep you busy if you are bored today! I am making a laminated book for my daughter for her 2nd Birthday. You can buy these books but I thought it would be more fun to use Dreamstime images. I need isolated images (which I do not do). I would like to choose 100 different images to use in her book. Simple images,... continue reading

Oh happy day, finally made 50 images online!

Please check out my portfolio, I think i'm finally getting the hang of it! continue reading

Disasters can happen, are you ready?

we are under a volcano watch this week in Alaska, thought i'd share some of the info that comes in emails as it is great information that is easily overlookedPlan for a Volcanic eruption:Develop a Family Disaster Plan and include specific preparedness procedures for volcanoes.While volcanoes are located in other areas, ash may be carried some distance away during an explosive eruption. Heavy ashfall may reduce sunlight, causing a sudden demand on electrical power and possible brownouts.... continue reading

Shall we play a game?

ok fellow DT's.Are you bored enough to play a game with me?Let's see how many people we can get to share a pic.I am wondering what it looks like where you live....say a virtual look out your window?Want to play? continue reading

Got sun?

Hi, it's -18 today in Anchorage, Alaska and we are really missing the sunshine.Anyone want to share some virtual sun with me?This is a great sand pic, instantly makes me wish I were in Hawaii right now!(no it's not mine, but I love it)My blog-check out my winter sun pics continue reading

Yay! My first Dreamstime sales!

Thanks to whomever purchased a couple of my pics, I could hardly believe it when i logged in today!-8 here in Anchorage, and we have been out in the jeep driving about and taking photos of the frozen EVERYTHING. I hope the new year is starting out warmer for you......Alaskan blog......check it out and say hello! continue reading

Hi everyone! Fun Fun Fun

HI, please check out my portfolio here at Dreamstime and lend me some advice.This has been so much fun but i am slow to get approved and no sales yet.My Blog~join me and follow my Alaskan journeys continue reading

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