Photographs of the UCI campus by Ian Parker

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Aldrich Hall
Aldrich Park
Anteater Pavillion
Barkley Theatre
Central Plant
Crawford Hall
Continuing Ed.
East Campus
Eco. Preserve
Langson Library
Law & Edu.
Med. School

Merage Business School

Physical Sci.
Ranch Bldngs
Rose Garden
Sci. Library
Social Sci.
Student Center
Student Housing
Univ. Club
Univ. Hills
Rain & mist
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Photo archive from 2021 is HERE

January 12th




















December 24th

Fall colors around the campus








Red arch leading to the Arts bridge; UCI











November 18th


A sunny morning after an overnight rain stormne






Mostly about trees













Looking for Details







A couple of architectural shots
; and striking UAW members.


Bike stands in front of the Engineering Lecture Hall; UCI



November 12th - The first real storm of the season

A dark and stormy night


November 5th - Balloons, sprinklers and a few more reflections of UCI


October 31st - Halloween


October 26th


October 13th

A torrential downpour during an early morning thunderstorm left glistening pavement and nice puddle reflections.


September 28th


September 17th

Just a couple of new photos this week as I wil be away for a few days.


September 11th



September 5th

An extreme heat wave over the Labor Day weekend


August 21st

A cool overcast made for a nice morning walk after many days of heat. Seems my eye was tuned to look for (semi)circles.


August 14th

A Sunday morning walk through campus, mostly looking for reflections.



August 6th

Sunstars and dappled light.


August 3rd

Something new to photograph at UCI - The construction fences have come down around the Samueli Heath Sciences building. The courtyard at the back is much more interesting than the front, road-facing side.


July 24th


July 16th

The fencing has come down around the construction site of the Verano 8 graduate student housing.


June 5th


May 9th



The jacaranda are in full bloom around campus.








UCI - still Under Construction Indefinitely







April 20th

A few new photos after a gap while I was participating in the Badwater VR 267 mile ultramarathon


March 20th


March 13th, 2022


March 6th, 2022














February 26th, 2022


February 20th 2022


February 6th 2022


January 30th 2022 - UCI in a sea of fog

Heading out for a dawn walk up Turtle Ridge I was initially enveloped in damp mist, but climbed out to find a sea of fog blanketing the LA/Orange County basin, with just parts of the UCI campus and surrounding office buildings visible.


January 23rd 2022


January 16th 2022

An exceptional view of downtown LA from UCI.


Exceptional view of downtorwn LA and the Hollywood sign from the UCI ecological preserve

For a few days each year around the Winter solstice light from the rising sun reflects toward UCI from the skyscrapers in downtown LA. Most often they are visible only as a glow through the haze and smog of the LA basin, but on Jan 11 this year remarkably clear air provided an exceptionally sharp view, with downtown LA and the Hollywood sign highlighted below a Delta airlines flight departing from John Wayne airport. The building in the foreground is the Samueli College of Health Sciences, presently under construction.










January 8th, 2022

First photos of the New Year; King tide and illuminated marsh


January 1st, 2022

Last photos of 2021 - rain brought out fall colors in the trees



December 19th, 2021 - first snow of the season on the mountains


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