Author Archives: Skip@RR

Sunset at the Sacramento River near the rail trestle.

Unseasonably warm November weather helped me decide to shoot a timelapse of the Sacramento River at the rail trestle. It wasn’t a super spectacular sunset, but it was very pretty nonetheless. Over the course of shooting, I was surprised to … Continue reading

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Lenticular clouds at Mt. Shasta

Timelapse of the sky and lake taken 1/26/2018 from the Shasta Dam overlook. It was a beautiful day. Watch full screen.

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The waterfalls of McCloud

With perfect Fall weather, we and the dog spent the day hiking around the 3 waterfalls of the McCloud River you can reach easily from Highway 89. Upper Falls: Middle Falls: Lower Falls: Just over an hour’s drive north from … Continue reading

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Map of Shasta Lake… or Lake Shasta

Is it Shasta Lake, or Lake Shasta? Anyway, here’s a nice looking commercial map of Lake Shasta. Click to enlarge. Redding is a resort town, although we often seem to forget that. This map makes it clear. You can get … Continue reading

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Redding’s Ribbon Bridge after the Carr Fire

Aerial footage from the day they re-opened Redding’s Sacramento River Trail on the north side. The bridge itself was closed due to the Carr Fire. I posted this on Facebook saying it wasn’t as bad as I’d feared. That comment … Continue reading

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Delta Fire pyrocumulus from the 3 Shastas overlook

Expand to Full Screen for 4K resolution. Timelapse 4K 1 frame per second, 9/5/2018. The very aggressive Delta Fire, burning just north of Lakehead. Fire season this year is like nothing anyone has ever seen. Anyone aware acknowledges that years … Continue reading

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Redding wounded by Carr Fire

Fire tornado video from the Carr Fire in Redding CA Continue reading

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Fireworks for the 4th in Redding 2018

We celebrate Independence Day in Redding with a big free fireworks show put on every year by the generous McConnell foundation. Here it is as I captured 4K video from a friend’s kitchen in the west hills. 20 minutes condensed … Continue reading

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More drone imagery of the Sundial

This comes from the Sacramento Bee. See it at the link: https://www.sacbee.com/news/weather/article214268174.html Photogenic mid-town Redding.

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A Sundial Solstice 2018

Solstice on the Sundial Bridge Continue reading

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