Monthly Archives: September 2016

Apache over Pinal

Have you ever been excited to have a lucky break and then felt disappointed by the same thing afterwards?  If so, you are like me and you really need help.  I was up at Pinal Air Park in the evening … Continue reading

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Biggest Tern I’ve Ever Seen

Terns are a pretty regular sight when hanging out by the sea.  They are prodigious fishers with a seemingly unending appetite.  They drift across the water looking down for the next snack.  Then they spot something and tuck back the … Continue reading

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Sunset Shooting at SFO

A holiday weekend combined with an early closure of the office meant I had a bit of time to experiment with some things I wanted to try on the new cameras.  Normally I don’t want to blow out a whole … Continue reading

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Sailing Across the Bay on a Windy Day

Plenty of my times alongside San Francisco Bay are airplane or wildlife related.  You do get to see lots of other things on the bay, though, and on a windy day the sailing is definitely worth a look.  Having grown … Continue reading

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Generations of Gulfstreams

When I am shooting at a major airport, I am always pleased to get some corporate jets.  A steady stream of airliners – often from the same airline – is okay but variety spices things up and corporate jets can … Continue reading

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Little Lizard – Glad I Didn’t Stand on You

You do need to watch where you are walking.  I was heading along a trail at Hayward Regional Park when I saw something move out of the corner of me eye.  Turns out it was a tiny little lizard.  Despite … Continue reading

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P-26 Peashooter

One of my favorites when visiting Chino for the Planes of Fame Airshow is the Boeing P-26 Peashooter. A pre-WWII aircraft, this is the end of a generation of aircraft. Once the war started, aircraft really advanced quickly. For those … Continue reading

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Storms Over the Front Range

When I arrived in Pueblo Colorado, the sun was shining and it was pretty warm.  After our second day of testing, the weather had turned a bit and, as we headed back to the town, there was some storm activity … Continue reading

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Embedding a Zoomify File

I have played with the Zoomify files a few times before.  Then I found a way to get a Zoomify file output in HTML5 format rather than Flash.  Since so many people are on mobile devices today and plenty of … Continue reading

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High ISO Raw File Size

On my previous camera bodies I had occasionally shot at very high ISO settings as a result of the lack of light.  I had not paid a huge amount of attention to any secondary effects of doing so.  My current … Continue reading

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