Photography in Paradise

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The Lightning Rod - Photography by Lee Peterson

MORNING STORM

I woke up to thunder and lightening this morning around 6am. Jumping out of bed I dressed quickly and grabbed the car keys and headed to Torrey Pines beach where

Ocean Beach Pier 4AM

4AM LOW TIDE ADVENTURE

For two mornings I awoke early to get the lowest tides of the month and photograph the Scripps Pier in La Jolla and the Ocean Beach Pier in Ocean Beach. The first trip to Scripps Pier my…

Salton Sea

QUICK TRIP TO SALTON SEA

I went to the Salton Sea this morning with Mike Uriell and Charlotte Cannor and the timing was great. Arrived just as the sun was coming up. It was cold, about 37 degrees but warmed up quickly to…

THE EXHIBIT AT OMA IS DOWN

Wrapped up my photo exhibit at the Oceanside Museum of Art today. it was on display for 3 months and received rave reviews. It is now on line so you can see it again or if you missed it. The prints are up for sale now. 24x36 mounted on gater board with offset wall...

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THE NEXT DAY

After a wonderful sunny and warm day yesterday, today we get cold and overcast sky and big surf. The minus tide was great but wave surge made it dangerous to get too close to the edge of the reef.

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LOW TIDE

Today was the beginning of a series of very low tides. I went to La Jolla where the reef gets exposed and the tide pools are unique. I was surprise that the marine life was so sparse. Last year there were crabs and lobster and a lot of birds. This year there were no...

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PHOTO ART LA TODAY

I had a good time at Photo Art LA in Santa Monica today. I got there early and took photos of the Santa Monica pier. It was another warm and sunny day in southern California. The photo show had 56 exhibitors of photography. It is a great place to see a wide range of...

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SOME PERFECT DAYS

Here it is winter in San Diego and we are having 80 degree weather and fabulous sunsets. I have been in the pool testing the Phase One camera in the Nauticam housing. The pool water is 55 degrees. At least I can warm up when I get out.

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HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN ALREADY?

Obama's Energy Plan Overview of the Promise 2 Years Ago. Have you seen any of this yet? • Provide Short-term Relief to American Families • Crack Down on Excessive Energy Speculation. • Swap Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to Cut Prices. Eliminate Our Current...

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IT’S CLIMATE CHANGE

The storms are still alive here and we now have 8.5 inches of rain which is 75% more than normal for here. Australia is flooded and more rain is in their future. Russia is warmer than normal. The snow in Aspen Colorado is wet snow. Mamoth Lakes snow pack is at a 100...

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THE STORM IS OVER

The storm moved on this afternoon. It was a fast moving storm and I took these photos of it in a 30 minute period of time.

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IT’S THE SEASON

Jeremiah 10 10:1 Hear ye the word which the LORD speaketh unto you, O house of Israel:10:2 Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them. 10:3 For the customs of the people are...

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THE BIG STORY

The weather here is the big story. Rain filled the gauge with 6.5 inches of water in four days. This is more than half of our annual rain fall. Three storms charged into California causing a lot of havoc and water damage. Thankfully the City had cleaned out the storm...

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FALL CONTINUES

So far this has been the best year ever in San Diego for Fall colors. With more rain than usual and very chilly days the local trees are showing some intense colors. The drive to Cayucos this morning in the rain was even colorful. The roadside was showing the leftover...

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MEDITATION

The universe is in a new transition and I have been trying to feel it. Meditation is my way of getting into other dimensions. After being at the beach through both high and low tides and swarmed by flying Nature and fresh smells of bird poop and salt air I put down my...

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