Monthly Archives: June 2011

The “G” spot?

What else can I say, other than this image was taken today? G11 on macro setting with low level flash. Manual controls, ISO 200. Canon G11 simply observing.

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Yellow lily in June

Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm IS USM at 300mm. 1/30 second at f/7.1, ISO 400. Canon T2i contemplating the future.

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In the fog

Because it was a very rainy day here in the Bay Area (freakishly unusual for late June), and because I’m rethinking my game, I’m returning to the well for today’s shot. Lens: Canon EF-S 15-85mm at 85mm. 1/500 second at … Continue reading

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A lifting veil

After a year+ of almost daily photo blog (and in the beginning, Facebook) posts I think I’m ready to step up my game. The commute is a drag, and stopping to take photos only makes it longer. I’ll still do … Continue reading

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Iron curves and cobwebs

When I’m at home taking photos, I try to find revealing elements in things I see every day. This close-up of our iron fire pit is a perfect example. The thing is obviously not being used, yet it has a … Continue reading

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Summer is definitely here

The grasses are dying back and the calendula is in full bloom–Summer is here. Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm (f/4-5.6 IS USM) at 150mm. 1/200 second at f/11, ISO 200. Canon T2i up close at the homestead.

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Not enough beer

Friday. Long week. And now I’m dealing with summer traffic on “get away” Fridays–morons! I arrive home and immediately look for a cool one in the fridge… This was the view. Canon G11 home for the weekend.

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It’s just a crane

I know, it’s just a crane, but “big yellow” has been dangling its ball and hook on the west side of the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge for months. It’s fixture at this point, and it’s massive. Crossing … Continue reading

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The other bridge

I’m feeling a bit sleep deprived today. Up at 3:30 AM, on the road at 4:00… home at around 4:00 PM. It’s a grind. Add 135 miles of driving through a major metropolitan area to the mix, multiply by 12 … Continue reading

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Overgrown and rusty

At the end of our beach walk on Sunday we took a different route back into town. This little scene caught my eye–and though I liked the color version, black and white just seemed better. On second thought… Lens: Canon … Continue reading

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