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Photography in Paradise

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INFRARED PELICANS

Testing out my Canon 1DsMK2 Infrared conversion this morning. The sky was overcast so the Infrared was very weak. The pelicans are very numerous lately and their flight formations are wonderful to watch. When shooting Infrared the actual ISO is a lot less than what...

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SCANNING OLD COLOR NEGS

It is editing old files time again. this time I am scanning old color negatives. I'm using the Canon 1DSMK2 on a bellows unit with a 1:1 Rodenstock 75mm process lens. This way they are RAW files and fast to process. I can scan about 100 image per hour. In post...

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ACTION AT THE BEACH

Fishermen and birds and Surprise......a shark in a wave with his head out. Unfortunately I had the 17mm wide angle lens on the camera and this is a crop of about 25% of the total image.

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ART SHOW MAY 12TH

Along with some other artists I will have some of my work shown this May 12th at 28780 Old Town Front Street In Temecula, CA 92590 with a reception at 5:30pm. Food, band and some great company.

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FANTASTIC CLOUDS

This morning at the beach was great with some very unusual clouds coming out of the south. The pelican formations were continuous flybys against a cloud textured sky. One person was rather optimistic about the wind picking up enough so he could wind surf on the sand...

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APRIL 1ST TRAVELS

Photographer and digital artist Stephen Burns and I took a photo excursion to the Carrizo Plain west of Bakersfield. We stopped in Taft to photograph the Chevron oil field before taking highway 58 to over the mountains to the Carrizo Plain. There we saw a badger,...

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WINDMILLS AND AIRPLANES

I went to Palm Springs this weekend to photograph the wind mills and airplanes at the Air Museum. The big event at the Palm Springs Air Museum was the fly by of the Northrup B2 flying wing that was built in 1945. This is a very nice airplane museum and has many very...

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MORNING RAINBOW

Caught this rainbow touching the wave this morning. I was down testing the Nikon 8mm f2.8 circular fisheye lens at the beach. When I turned around I saw this great rainbow. I managed to take a few images before the rain chased me off the beach.[gallery link="file"...

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3DAY OF FUN AT THE OCEAN

I started out with the intent to get the super full moon set on Saturday morning but the weather didn't pan out and the moon was hidden behind the clouds. I ended up taking some very long exposures of the La Jolla Casa area to get the clouds and wave action. The waves...

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ANOTHER GREAT BEACH MORNING

The sun was out and it was warm with no wind. The surf was non-existent. Due to the small waves and low tide the sand bar had sand waves. Here are a few images I took today. The final print size for the big ones are 68 x40 inches at 300 DPI. Can't output them on my...

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WONDERFUL MORING BEACH WALK

The weather was perfect, warm and no wind to speak about. No one at the beach either. Two lonely surfers trying to ride very small low tide waves. As the tide retreated the ocean left a lot of trash on the beach. I guess I should say people left trash and the ocean...

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THE STORM HAS PASSED

The weak storm blew through with more wind than rain. My camera was blasted with wind and sand in just a few minutes at the beach. The pelicans were tossed about as as the last remaining clouds. The wave were not large but one on top of the other with more white foam...

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WAITING FOR THE STORM

Another storm is on the way and this one is supposed to bring snow to San Diego. The ocean is very calm and the water is great for diving but this is just the calm before the storm. The plumb trees are in bloom at the office and flowers are popping up everywhere. This...

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FAVORITE SEAL PHOTOS

I have been sorting through my files and found some of my favorite seal images. These critters are sometimes very entertaining. Their population seems to be increasing here in San Diego causing a battle between the animal lovers and the those who want their access to...

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