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Sleeping Giants

While on my way to a seminar in South San Francisco I noticed a few parked trains under an overpass. I made a mental note of their location because I had to see if I could find them after the seminar was over and photograph them. After the seminar I rushed back to where I […]

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Mushrooms Of Plenty

Last weekend Remy Gervais and I took our photography group “Sonoma County Photography Group, aka, SoCoPhoGro” out to Jack London State Historic Park located in Glen Ellen. Let me just say how wonderful this park is to photograph. There is something for everyone to photograph or just take a hike and enjoy the park. Subjects […]

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Cheers and Happy New Year

This photo was taken on location at a wine warehouse in Napa. There were stacks of shining new and pristine oak barrels just waiting for the wine. I shot this close up using existing natural light coming down from several small sky lights. This is why I needed to use an ISO of 1600. Cheers […]

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How To Catch A Snowflake

This image is a lot of fun. This image was shot by one of my students. He wanted to shoot the green snow flake ornament on the tree. As I looked at the setup I noticed that there was a slight blue cast to part of the background, which I liked. I started playing with […]

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Treasures From The Past

Here is another photo from the “Blessing of the Olives” adventure. This door is from the “The Blue Wing Inn, Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma Complex” across the street from the Mission. I love old hardware, the older the better. It wasn’t until I took a trip to Italy that I truly discovered my […]

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The Blessing of the Olives

The Blessing of the Olives marks the beginning of the three-month Sonoma Valley Season of the Olive. This traditional ceremony gives olive-lovers the chance to attend various olive-theme activities, such as olive oil tastings at The Olive Press. Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the “The Blessing of the Olive” at the Mission […]

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Mind Bending Inspiration

Here is one of my fine art collage pieces. I love this style of fine art as it keeps the eye moving and the mind guessing. By layering multiple photos, adjusting opacity, and using different blending modes I am able to create this type of imagery. I learned this technique form Jim DiVitale who I […]

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A Calm, Relaxing And Tranquil Walk Though The Redwoods

I took this photo while on a Sonoma County Photography Group photo excursion to Armstrong Redwoods.  Armstrong Redwoods is one of the most beautiful California State Parks and it is right here in Sonoma County. –  http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=450. Speaking of Sonoma County Photography Group (aka, SoCoPhoGro) Oct 22nd was our 6 month anniversary. Remy Gervais and […]

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Fun With Filters

This is a photo I took while my wife and I were visiting Joshua Tree National Park. The photo was OK, but I felt that I could make it better. So, I decided to play with it in Photoshop and some of my favorite filters. Here is the process that I used to obtain the […]

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