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…

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 was yesterday...

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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...

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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...

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RECONSTRUCTION IS LOOKING GREAT

The final stages of construction in the studio to repair the water damage is showing some great results. Fred's crew at Power House Construction is fantastic and they work fast and have a great feel for quality. The water was died out, the walls were repaired and...

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OFF TO HONG KONG

A short trip to Hong Know to see Steve Lu and Emily Lu, Stephen Wong and Takako, Yoshi and Joseph Lam. It rained for the whole week. The time was well spent with dinners and meeting new friends and contacts. Steve designed his home in the New Territories just a few...

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FLOOD & CLEAN UP

We are still in the process of cleaning up the offices and parking lot of all the mud and water, the drywall has been cut up to 2 feet up from the floors and new insulation is being installed. Arturo and I were able to get into the canal and clean out the flow door of...

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MORE ON THE FLOOD DAMGE

Today was the clean-up effort. So many good friends showed up to help that my emotions overwhelmed me. With their help and our contractor Fred Jackson and crew we pulled up carpets, sloshed out mud and water, moved all the swollen and water logged furnature out side,...

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TODAY’S STORM DAMAGE

We had flooding from lat night's storm which left 2 inches of water throughout the office. But today we had a flash flood storm at noon that flet 16 inches of mud and water in the office. The force of the water blew open the front door  and swept everything in the...

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STORM DAMAGE

Yesterday's storm overflowed in the storm canal next to the office and flooded the parking lot. Luckily it didn't get into the building this time but the prospect of the next storm forecast to be bigger may flood the office. The problem is that the city is supposed to...

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I REVISED THE BLOG TODAY

Something about a rainy day made me make a change to the look of the blog today. I may make further changes shortly. At least the day ended with a rainbow at th end of our street. The storm is still bringing some...

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