Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Ojai: Pink Moment

Ojai
Ojai
Ojai

I photograph subjects sometimes to preserve a memory, sometimes in attempt to record a pattern or color, but what really attracts me is the quality of light.
Ojai had good light!

Ojai

We ate at Suzanne's for my birthday dinner. I had a shrimp cocktail with mango, ginger, and avocado, duck confit, and a sour cherry crisp for desert. Everything was perfectly prepared, and the setting (pictured above) couldn't be prettier.

Ojai
Ojai

We ate at Boccali's one night and had a decent pizza & bottle of rosé wine. The true star of the meal however was the dessert- I know it looks pretty obscene pictured here: a strawberry shortcake. The strawberries were so sweet, fresh and flavorful, and the shortcake was so buttery & had a crumbly consistency almost like freshly baked cornbread. Really good!

Ojai

Ojai is famous for it's "Pink Moment." Somehow, due to it's geographical location
- lined up with an east-west mountain range- just after the sun sets, the Ojai valley fills with a beautiful, soft, pink light.

3 comments:

modaspia said...

that last picture...

Jennifer said...

Ursula,
I know. The Pink Moment. So good.

ashley helvey at yahoo dot com said...

oo i love ojai, i remember going there as a kid. beautiful photos :)