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Panorama

Panorama

Ocean Beach Pier, San Diego, California—at sunset in December. This is a stitched panorama. I took several photos in a series so that they overlap, then had the computer "stitch" the photos together into a larger, much more detailed image than the camera could capture...

I Heart Sunsets

I Heart Sunsets

Sunsets can be spectacular. I'm spoiled having grown up in Colorado, where the Rockies and high-altitude clouds blaze. Now, I live in Southern California, where the sun setting over the ocean lights up differently and just as amazingly. The challenge for me is always...

Nifty 50 Focus Practice

Nifty 50 Focus Practice

I've been questioning my eyesight lately. Either that, or my lens is focusing front or back ... So of course, I take my camera out to practice. These are photos from around my neighborhood in La Mesa, California—mostly flowers. The first photo with sunbursts isn't...

Holga Loves San Diego

Holga Loves San Diego

After reading about the spontaneity and happy accidents that happen with Holga photography, I thought I'd give it a shot. With a $20 Holga lens, I took my Nikon D750 out for a stroll through downtown San Diego this morning before work. This lens is a lot of fun. It...

Happy Accidents

Happy Accidents

But first, a little bit of history ... Like anything in art, we have to learn to deal with embracing disappointment in photography. As Bob Ross would say, there are no mistakes in art, only happy little accidents. I had to apply that to my photography; I had to learn...