Walking half the length of Goleta Beach takes longer than flying from SBA to the very different beauty of Santa Ynez Valley.
Fuzzy Friday was quiet downtown as John Wiley strolled the State Street closure, and encountered this power huddle.
Cool beaches, splashes of color, and Summery air greeted John Wiley flying home Wednesday evening.
Evening mist gathered on our mountains as John Wiley enjoyed views beyond San Marcos Foothills.
John shares a past aerial photo of our little blue town by the big blue sea.
Coming home John Wiley flew white peaks, waterfalls, coastal deep blue and verdant Spring green.
A nosy jet, freaky mud, and wispy moon clouds were among the sights John Wiley saw on a Lompoc flight Tuesday.
Before the weather closed in John Wiley flew over the SBHS stadium construction and paused a moment to help some Sunday Samaritans.
Foggy oil platforms and Hendry's, and more Cave burn pix from John Wiley's Friday flight.
Some scary views of the Cave Fire burn area emerged in John Wiley's sunset flight.
Things are looking up as the firefighters increase containment, and there's a Thanksgiving garnish on La Cumbre.
Whenever an air quality warning is issued, it's important to protect everyone, even Benjamin Franklin.
John Wiley shares photos of fire crews working to save Painted Cave on Tuesday.
These three aerial views from La Cumbre Peak area gave John Wiley the sense of a smoke surround.
John Wiley uses photography to show edhat readers the paradise seen by those who fly over Santa Barbara.
An edhat reader discovered a PBS special covering the Lougheed brothers from their time in Santa Barbara.
Have you ever flown in or out of SBA and wondered what people up in the Air Traffic Control tower see?
Jupiter's moons really show with low power binoculars it seemed, to John Wiley's surprise Monday night.
John Wiley shares photos of a 1937 Lockheed airplane parked at the airport on Friday.
California Valley was starting to bloom when John Wiley flew by Painted Rock and Soda Lake.
Here's a full height close up of Tangerine Falls from John Wiley, revealing trees and shrubs returning
Island gems appeared out of the mist as John Wiley flew past, verdant from rains and promising an approaching bloom.
The snow beyond Gibraltar is beautiful, as is the sight of Gibraltar spilling!
Here are aerial views of a few local waterfalls and Devereux Slough from John Wiley, flowing with the most water in years.
A peaking peak, caved cliff, Vandenberg view, lush lake, and brilliant birds from John Wiley's flight to Oceano.
Is future narrowing of 101 shown in John Wiley's pics, and do you see more orange?
Here are a few of the many attractions John Wiley enjoys on a Carp to Goleta flight.
The clear view from Carp to SB was capped by seeing water in Tangerine Falls on John Wiley's flight.
Up in our dry hills Tuesday hoping for a Wednesday start to the rainy season, John Wiley got some views to share.
A smoky sunset flight past Mugu and Camarillo brought John Wiley a glimpse of colorful destruction.