California Poppy Reserve

A blanket of bright orange covers the grasslands near Lancaster, California, during May and April. Thousands of spectators annually come to see this seasonal display of California’s official state flower in the 1,781-acres of protected land called the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve.

Photography helps teen heal after near-death experiences

It takes most of us a lifetime to face our greatest fears, but to be able to confront them at a young age is remarkable. Austen Sorensen, a 17-year-old photographer, was terrified of the water after nearly losing his life multiple times in the ocean. But through an unlikely support system, he felt compelled to overcome his demons.

Mavericks Invitational 2014

In Half Moon Bay, California, 24 big-wave surfers competed in the legendary Mavericks Invitational, where gigantic swells belittled boats and spectators. The conditions, during the […]