I recently took a walk near the Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge near Elk Grove. Perhaps it’s due to the drought and spring rains that have only come recently, but it seems that some of the wildflowers are a bit late and are just now starting to bloom. I saw emerging lavender carpets of long-beaked [...]
A recent sunset paints the sky over the Stockton Marina a bright orange as a jogger runs around the Weber Point Events Center in downtown Stockton.
The symbol of two raised fingers, the index and middle, have meant a number of things over the years. First, it represents the number 2. In American Sign Language it stands for that number as well as the letter “V.” It’s also known a sign for “victory” used most notably by Winston Churchill in the [...]
On a rainy night last week, streetlights shimmered off of the wet pavement in downtown Stockton.
A reflection can be one of those things that stares you right in the face and yet still go unnoticed. Often we’re too busy or distracted to see them. Sometimes when taking photos we can get into a certain mindset and not even consider the possibilities of using a reflection in a photo. Seeing how [...]
University of the Pacific student Sophia Chou takes a “selfie” with Brandon Stanton, author of the Blog and New York Times best selling book “Humans of New York after he autographed a copy of his book for her at the Alex and Jeri Vereschagin Alumni House on the UOP campus in Stockton. Stanton then gave [...]
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.” – Khalil Gibran March has come and gone and to paraphrase Tennessee Ernie Ford: “I’m another year older and deeper in debt” (it’s my birthday month). Here are [...]
For those who realized that the previous post was an April Fool’s Day prank (and for those who didn’t, too), here is the photo in living color.
April 1, 2014 – The Record has just announced that starting today all photos printed in the paper and on its Web site Recordnet.com will be in black and white. As printing costs skyrocket all papers are looking for ways to save money and not having to buy the cyan, magenta and yellow inks can [...]
Only a day left in the latest Reader Photo Challenge assignment: “Reflections.” The recent rains have left a plethora of puddles, which are a great source of reflections. So there’s plenty of opportunities. Have fun and good shooting! Here are the rules: 1. Entries can be emailed to email@example.com. Type in “Reflections” in the subject [...]