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Photographing THE House – Part One

My colleague at City College, Sudie Phillips is the department chair for the cosmetology program located in the same building as our photo program.  Several weeks ago she told me that her husband was nearing completion on a house he … Continue reading

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(Capturing) The Big Picture

Those who know me and my work know I like BIG photographs.  Perhaps it is because I started in the world of painting and printmaking that I like large work that you can both stand back and take it all … Continue reading

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Soot, Dew, Waves, and No Birds

This week the Spring Semester officially gets underway with preliminary interminable but mandatory meetings then classes start next week.  I was desperate to get out and do something, anything, with a camera that was a little more interesting than shooting … Continue reading

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Yosemite: Fall 2014 Field Trip

We hadn’t run a Landscape Class at City in the Fall for a while so this was to be a test.  Students wanted to go to Yosemite since many had not been there.  (How can you be a photographer in … Continue reading

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Another Lighting Demo: Light Tents and Painting with Light

UPDATED! It looks like this is going to be a frenzied week after a week of quiet and much needed rain.  It started today (Monday) with a demonstration for my lighting class at City College. The topic was shiny/reflective items … Continue reading

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Portrait of An Unsung Artist

Gautay, CA — Let me take you on a portrait shoot so you can see how it was approached and the results.  My subject for this portrait is Bill Chappelow. I first met Bill in 2000 shortly after moving to … Continue reading

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Glamis Dunes

San Diego:  I haven’t been to the Glamis/Imperial Dunes for several years but Saturday was the day to return.  The DVD project is moving along nicely and on Friday I was able to shoot some material for the labels with … Continue reading

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