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Locked Down Looking Up
started as a series of images made over time from a fixed point—outside my front door—during the San Francisco Bay Area’s lockdown to slow the spread of Covid-19. Multiple shots were combined to show the flight trails of birds, insects, and bats. While most everything in my life has come to a standstill, up in the air, there was still a lot going on. Later, when I started to be able to move around a little more, I began to explore other locations. (Click any image for a closer look.)

New: Click here to see a video about the making of this series


Vultures circling in Moab

Lockdown Vultures (Moab Mesa)


Vultures circling in Moab

Lockdown Vultures (Moab Slope)


flight path of hawk circling on thermals

Lockdown Vulture (Signature)

Lockdown Crows (Evening Commute)


Lockdown Bats (Pas de Deux)


Lockdown Gulls (Great Salt Lake)


flight paths of two hawks circling each other

Lockdown Hawks (Altercation)


Lockdown Hawk (Marin Headlands)


Flight paths of Vultures

Lockdown Vultures (Sky 1)



Lockdown Vultures (Sky 2)


Lockdown Swallows


sea gulls

Lockdown Gulls (Sea Ranch)

Lockdown Crow (Wildfire Smoke)


Lockdown Dragonflies


Lockdown Crows (One Tree)


Vultures circling in Moab

Lockdown Vultures (Moab Fin)

















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