Photography in Paradise

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STORM SURF THIS MORNING

STORM SURF THIS MORNING

The waves were crashing against the highway and carving out the cliff this morning at high tide. In less than 20 minutes I watched three feet of cliff disappear into the ocean. A couple of surfers made it out and did manage to catch a few rideable waves but getting...
MORE FUN WITH THE CANON 7D

MORE FUN WITH THE CANON 7D

I’m getting used to the Canon 7D. The image quality is very good. I think my to ISO is 800 that I feel comfortable with. Beyond that I get some noise if there is any under exposure. The top end can handle about 2.5 stops over exposure. The shadows hold at about...
STORM CANAL AFTER LESS THAN 1/2″ OF RAIN

STORM CANAL AFTER LESS THAN 1/2″ OF RAIN

There was a light rain today with less 1/2″ inch showing in our rain gauge. Compare it with the image form the day before. With the mud and bushes blocking the outlet it doesn’t take much water to have an over flow in this storm canal.This is today This...
FUN TODAY WITH THE CANON 7D

FUN TODAY WITH THE CANON 7D

After delivering my claim against the City of San Diego for the neglect that caused property damage to the offices I went to the bay and walked around to air out a little. I dusted off the Canon 7D, set the ISO to 200 and put on the 70-200 lens and and spent 20...
CITY STILL NEGLECTS THIS FLOOD CANAL

CITY STILL NEGLECTS THIS FLOOD CANAL

Still no word from the City as to when they will begin the cleaning of the flood canal. We are expecting rain this weekend and could be flooded out again. What the &%@>? is wrong with them? This is serious and they are not communicating or responding or taking...