Dusty Stiles has been a resident of Northridge, California, since 1979. He is retired after teaching English for 5 years at Abington High School in Abington, Pa., and teaching television production, studio operations and cable TV operations for 35 years at Beverly Hills High School. He continues to consult for TV projects and provides engineering services for studio and editing facilities. Photography, still and video, personal and professional, has been a continuing interest for more than fifty years. Traveling to remote areas, including California and Nevada, he concentrates on scenic, landscape and nature photography. He tries to capture compelling moments in natural settings. In order to improve the impact of his images, he enters prints and image files into local photography competitions. Currently he is 2nd vice president of the Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association, in charge of planning photo field trips, http://www.scvphotographers.com.