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Shooting at low apertures, it’s always fun to try to find bright spots of light to create good bokeh. This is one of those! This is a park seat with bright beautiful sunset tones across the top of it. I was thinking of Chase Jarvis’s quote about how ‘there are always 20 good photos within […]

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.8 second at f20,ISO 200 340 mm from my 70-200 with the 1.7 telextender. This is about 30 minutes to sunset – you can see the light in the back of the frame from the setting sun.No strobe, experimenting with the new gear (thanks Santa) and seeing what she can do! Have a great 3 […]

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Lone Tree

This tree was alone at the top of the hill in an unnamed park in Morgan Hill California near the house where I grew up. I think it may be an oak or a cypress tree. Please let me know if anyone knows for sure. 1/200th at f2.8, ISO 400 with my 28-70. I tweaked […]

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Smoke 3

This is an abstract photo I did, lots of photoshop and post processing. You can find more info here: Here’s a video if you are interested in the how to. House smells like smoke again, but its fun and worth it from a visual standpoint. Beau

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Placerville Hills Fall Colors

Second shot of the series from the hills near Placerville. This one was really near to sunset, and I really loved the warm colors and the way the leaves arranged themselves around the trunk of the tree. There is so much wonderful fall color up in the hills there!   Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and we […]

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