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Night of Holiday Lights

Our home town had a nice Night of Holiday Lights with real fake snow, a grinch, a father winter, and of course Santa Claus ringing in the […]

Autumn

A set of autumn photos from around town. Who says California doesn't have seasons and changing leaves. Ok, might not be to the extent of a New […]

Twelves #11 – The Necropolis of Colma

The Town of Colma, featured briefly in this weekly post, is known as the only necropolis in the United States, a City of the Dead. The population […]

Town of Colma

Colma is a small town a few miles south of San Francisco. The city is one of the stops along the El Camino Real and the adjacent […]

Burlingame

St. Dunstan Catholic Church

While out shooting for my El Camino project, I came across the St. Dunstan Catholic Church in Millbrae. It is a quaint church sitting on top of […]

Salsa Festival

The Redwood City 10th Annual Salsa Festival featured hot sauce and salsa dancing, I focused on the sauce. The salsa tasting competition included 8 competitors from mild […]

Twelves #10 – El Camino Real

The tenth part of my twelves project¬†is another set from El Camino Real the major road that runs through California from San Diego to San Francisco. You […]

New Almaden

One of the reasons for the Bay Area's prosperity and growth is from the mercury mines in south San Jose. The New Almaden Quicksilver Mine was the […]

Ardenwood Farm

Ardenwood Farm is a historic farm in Fremont, CA. George Patterson started the farm in the 1850's after failing to strike it rich mining gold. He ended […]

A Walk to Alta Lake

The last post in my Whistler series, see previous posts: day, night, and spooky. After so many trips to Lost Lake, John and I wanted a change […]

Lost Lake Park

While out doing night photography with a group , I took a break from shooting the lake and stars and walked around Lost Lake Park. You can […]

Twelves #9 – City Beautification

I quite enjoy the art projects and surprises around Redwood City. The painting of utility boxes is a great idea turning unsightly but necessary utility boxes into […]

Lost Lake By Night

A group of us went out to Lost Lake to shoot at night, with hope to see the northern lights. Supposedly, it was good aurora season, we’re […]

Lost Lake by Day

At our company meetup, Alex¬†and Matt challenged each other to photoblog more often. The challenge was also put out to the company, thus my official first entry […]

Twelves #8 – Sturbridge

Old Sturbridge Village is a re-creation of an 1830’s New England Village, a large outdoor living history museum. The village sits on 200 acres and consists of […]

Cape Neddick, Maine

This summer our family took a summer vacation out in New England, this is the first of a few sets of photos from that trip. We stayed […]

Twelves #7 – Vancouver

The seventh set in my Twelves series is from Vancouver, British Columbia where my wife and I traveled for our anniversary. It was a wonderful visit to […]

Twelves #6 – County Fair

A Day at the County Fair is the June set for my Twelves project. This one ended up being a little more challenging since I was at […]

Twelves #5 – Flash

For my fifth installment of twelves project, I focused on non-natural light in the form of off-camera flash. You can see my setup in initial post, and […]

Lighting 02 – Moving Around

The second part in my series to learn more about flash and lighting, I played with moving the light around. You can see the first part in […]

Lighting 01 – Basic Portrait

As mentioned in my previous post, I’m going to start working on non-natural lighting. First up was a basic setup using a single flash into an umbrella, […]

Non-Natural Light

I haven’t been able to get good results using a flash, ever. My photos usually end up too bright, too dark, or just bad with weird reflections. […]

Twelves #4 – Shutterfest

My April edition of Twelves project is a set from Shutterfest. Shutterfest is a photography conference in St. Louis that focuses on hands-on learning and lots and […]

Twelves #3 – Spring

The third installment in my Twelves project was focused on Spring and includes three looks at Spring time. There is something a little magical about Spring, coming […]

Twelves #2 – Barcelona

The second set in my Twelves project is Barcelona. I was fortunate enough to have a work meetup in Barcelona for a week and then my wife […]

Twelves #1 – Construction

Construction is the first set in my new Twelves series, producing a cohesive set of twelve photos each month for the year. The San Francisco Bay Area […]

Twelves

For 2017, my year long project is to create a series a month, twelve series with twelve photos in each. Each month I’ll focus on a single […]

52 Rolls Project Recap

I’ve completed my 52 rolls project, shooting a roll of a film a week for the whole year. I actually ended up shooting 59 rolls of film, […]

Roll 59, 2016

The final week of my 52 rolls project, posting a roll of film a week for 52 weeks. The last roll is a roll of Kodak Ektar […]

High Desert

Each Christmas we travel down to the Palmdale/Lancaster area to visit my wife’s family. My wife lived there as a teenager and not really a fan of […]

Roll 57, 2016

Roll #57 is on the penultimate week to my 52 rolls project, since I’m right down to the end and ending at around 60 total rolls, I […]