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August 14, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
C.A.A.B. Columbia Air Attack Base The high pitch click of the mic gets everyone's attention as it sends instructions over the loud speaker. Strike Team needed, car fire reported in Jenny Lind, vegetation fire imminent. 6 CAL FIRE Helitac members meet in the Heli Hanger to dress in their NOMEX, grab a fresh radio and load onto the waiting Helic...
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Understanding Your Audience

July 05, 2018  •  2 Comments
Having been doing photography professionally for many years now I was surprised to read posts by two local photographers that I know and respect were both abandoning their dreams of doing it full time to make a living. Digging deeper I read ones comment to the other " I really don't understand why people don't buy my favorite work" The other agreed...
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Change Your Focal Length

January 21, 2017  •  10 Comments
Change You Focal Length Sometimes just simple subtle changes with your focal length can reward you with excellent results. Set up on Sentinel Bridge Yosemite National Park for an iconic shot of Half Dome on a cold winter day. My gear for this shot is as follows; Camera - Canon 5D Mark III Lens - Canon 24-70 f2.8 gen II Filter - Gobe ND 1000...
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ZZ Top / Kenny Wayne Shepherd at Ironstone 9/30/16

October 01, 2016  •  5 Comments
ZZ Top / Kenny Wayne Shepherd Ironstone Amphitheater Sep. 30 2016 Last show of the concert season for the Gold Countries Ironstone Amphitheater. It was an amazing summer season with so many great shows. A very aggressive line-up this year by promoter Richter Entertainment Group. So how do you end the summer ….. by putting an Iconic Rock and Ro...
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Lou Gramm and Bad Co. at Ironstone Amphitheater 9/4/16

September 05, 2016  •  4 Comments
Lou Gramm and Bad Co. at Ironstone 9/4/16 As the lead singer of Foreigner, Lou Gramm toured the world. The band sold more than 70 million albums, but he bickered with co-writer and guitarist Mick Jones. The Rochester, NY native also developed a serious drug problem and nearly died from a brain tumor. It’s all recounted in his newly released book...
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