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Harley chrome

I saw this Harley-Davidson parked on the main boulevard in downtown Petaluma. There was a lot of distracting stuff near it so I took several close-up shots. This one popped when I converted it to monochrome in Nik Silver Efex … Continue reading

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Take a bow

I’m currently going through a major transition (all good!), so I’m wrapping stuff up and preparing to change coordinates. Also, I’ve got this brand new, monster of a camera but I’m ridiculously busy–aargh!… Lots of 5DM3 “Out and About” photos … Continue reading

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Harley at sunset

I’ve owned and ridden motorcycles in my lifetime, but I’ve never ridden a Harley. If I were to own one, I could see it looking something like this. Canon G11 getting close to the chrome.

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Garden fish

Early this afternoon, I spotted this very rare garden fish just outside our bedroom’s sliding glass door. Fortunately, I had my T2i with the Nifty Fifty mounted and ready as there was precious little time to get a good shot … Continue reading

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Post Holiday chilling

It’s an overcast, chilly day here in the northern San Francisco Bay Area and I’m hanging out at the homestead. For photo fun, I took advantage of the subdued afternoon light and grabbed this close-up of one of our wintered … Continue reading

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Old cactus on the patio

My son gave me this cactus many years ago. I call it the Graham cactus. It’s still blooms every year, but seems about to let its offspring take over the duties. Lens: Canon EF-S 15-85mm at 85mm. 1/40 second at … Continue reading

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An abstracted day at the office

I have an iPhone, the Hipstamatic camera app, and I work with computers–so this shot was more or less inevitable. Here’s an abstract of where my right hand spends a lot of it’s time during a typical work day. iPhone/Hipstamatic … Continue reading

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Handlebars and legs

The commute was once again uninspiring for taking photographs. The temperature is pleasant, but this year’s Indian Summer has lingered for far too long–and, according to the weather reports, there’s no change in site. Weird. Ah well, it’s probably time … Continue reading

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At an Irish seisiún

A friend of mine leads a local Irish seisiún. I don’t join in because they already have enough guitar players (I know all the seisiún players reading this are thinking, “what a guy!” ;^). Anyway, Maggie and I went last … Continue reading

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Job’s Tears

It’s rainy today so after I got home I decided to play around with a different lens–my new and yet to be christened Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM. These close ups of our winterized Job’s Tears plant were shot … Continue reading

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