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More Tips and Tricks for Better Landscape Photography (Part 2)

More Tips and Tricks for Better Landscape Photography (Part 2)

With summer upon us and travel plans in the making, wouldn’t it be great if you had a few tricks in your bag for bringing home better digital memories of your trip?  In our last post, we covered a few tips for better landscape photography.  If you missed our first post on improving your landscape […]

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Tips and Tricks for Better Landscape Photography (Part 1)

Tips and Tricks for Better Landscape Photography (Part 1)

  There’s just something about venturing out in nature with the challenge of capturing some of the amazing beauty of creation: waiting patiently for the perfect opportunity, all the while appreciating the moment-by-moment changes in the scenery as sun and clouds trek across the sky. Over the next couple posts, I’ll offer a few photography tips […]

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Rusted Trucks Self-Assignment

Rusted Trucks Self-Assignment

A friend told me about a collection of rusty old trucks at a local business.  Had a little time today so I thought I’d check it out.  Of course, midday direct sun is not typically prime time for photography.  HDR to the rescue… Thanks for dropping by! J    

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Amazing Trip to Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Valley of Fire!

Hi Friends, I was blessed to spend my birthday weekend with good friends doing what I love!  (Next best thing to spending it with family…).  We headed out to Southwestern Utah’s Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks, stopping briefly at Nevada’s Valley of Fire State Park on the way. The scenery is breathtaking (as was […]

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Old World Chateau – Custom Furniture Product Photography

Hi Friends, I had the opportunity recently to photograph an amazing collection of handcrafted custom furniture at a beautiful home in San Diego County.  The manufacturer contracted with me to photograph her work in the home setting – images to be used on her website, marketing materials, etc. The home is decorated in the “Old […]

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Photographs from the Newport Beach Wooden Boat Show

Hi Friends, Had an opportunity (courtesy of my good friend, Royce, and his friend, Jack) to photograph this year’s Wooden Boat Show at the American Legion Yacht Club in Newport Beach.  It was an overcast, drizzly morning – PERFECT for photography! Lots of classic wooden powerboats, sailboats, a couple canoes, and even a combo Packard […]

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New Fine Art Images – California Route 395 (Part 1)

Hi Friends, Just returned from our annual Father Son Campout, and have been madly sorting through gigabytes upon gigabytes of images from Bodie Ghost Town, Kramer Junction, Devils Postpile National Monument, and Rainbow Falls.  I’ve only finished a few so far (a number of long nights ahead).  I’ll also have some infrared images coming soon. […]

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Yosemite National Park…

Hi Friends, Just returned from a too short trip to Yosemite National Park.  I’ve lived in California for 25 years, and been close to it several times, but this is the first time I’ve ever actually gone into the park.  Spent the night in a wonderful, quaint, dog-friendly inn just outside the park – about […]

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Cruisin’ for a Cure Car Show

Hi Friends, Been a “little” uneven with posting of late.  I’ll try to do better… My good friend, Booker, invited me to the “Cruisin’  for a Cure” Car Show (in support of City of Hope’s prostate cancer program)  at the Orange County Fairgrounds today.  So, up at 5:30 to be at the fairgrounds as the […]

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“I Left My Heart…” well, you know the rest…

Hi Friends, Been a few weeks since I’ve posted.  Had a holiday boutique to prepare for, and a family vacation to the great foggy north…San Francisco: land of the Golden Gate bridge, dungeness crab, and sourdough bread. It’s been almost 18 years since last I visited San Francisco, and the last time I was there, […]

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