Birds Unfortunately, the photographer is unknown. The photo seems to be taken at exact the right moment from exactly the right angle with a perfect lighting. Black and white can be powerful as well.
When I moved to California from upstate New York I was completely seduced by the weather. I was not use to so much sunshine, but I must admit I do miss the clouds formed by the hot humid weather of the east. One feature of Ansel Adams photographs I love is the prominence of clouds and sky.