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I love the freedom and ease of keeping a little digital compact camera in my pocket for spur-of-the-moment snap shots. I’ve had a very small Nikon CoolPix for a year or so, but I discovered...

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KCRA Eclipse 5-26-2012

Eclipse Update – Video Highlights

May 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Solar eclipse was one week ago today. On that afternoon KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California, broadcast 90-minutes of live coverage from 5-7 o’clock, with a half hour for NBC Nightly News at 5:30-6 P.M. As...

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Photo taken by a truck driver who was watching the eclipse with me for a while.

Covering The Eclipse

May 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

News is not a regularly scheduled thing. Sometimes things happen on your days off and a call for volunteers is put out. I’ve always been fascinated by astronomy, the planets and alignments — so eclipses...

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The back of a Chinese restaurant that faces Freeport Boulevard. In the evening the breeze carries the smells of the kitchen directly up the street and to our house. It's a major effort every night not to order carryout.

Light Is My Friend: Hollywood Park Alley

January 20, 2012 | 1 Comments

This is part of my on-going photography studies of how light plays on familiar places where we live. Almost every day, or at least every other day, I’ll walk the dogs either from the house...

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A house in my neighborhood, a place that I see every day. Yet sometimes, when the light is showing in a different way, you can feel like you are seeing it as something entirely new.

Light Is My Friend

January 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

I generally find harsh sunlight to be the ugliest light of all, but this morning, for some reason, it was amazing. Perhaps because it was early and there was just enough humidity in the air...

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Morning Light & Color – Walking Hollywood Park

November 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

As much as I’d like to stay in bed and keep warm on these increasingly chillier autumn mornings, duty calls. In this case, walking the dogs. As I’ve posted in the past, for those who’ve...

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Retro Camera – Walking Hollywood Park

November 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thinking of calling this “Smart Art” — taking art photos with your smart phone. When I take our dogs Ava and Alex out for walks around the neighborhood (we live in a section of Sacramento...

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You never know what people are going to like. I was crossing the newsroom where there was a news meeting going on and one of the managers said, “We really liked the pictures you got...

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KWCH Runners 1984

KWCH – Runners Photo Essay 1984

October 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’m posting this as an historical artifact. It isn’t great television, in fact, it’s the kind of story that I don’t think anyone does anymore. This story is significant for one major thing in my...

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This is my first effort at posting a photo gallery or slideshow, so please be tolerant. I’ll probably have to try this a couple times till I can get it right — or, at least,...

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