It’s been several years since I’ve shot a football game in any kind of significant rain. The drought has made sure that many fall and winter Friday nights would be dry as a bone. Even with last year’s El Niño weather pattern I was able to get away with nary a drop falling on me. [...]
7/2/2015: Light from the setting sun breaks through the clouds beyond the Millers Ferry Bridge over the Mokelumne River in Walnut Grove.
A line judge’s red hat stands out against the green of court 2 at the University of the Pacific’s Eve Zimmerman Tennis Center during a match between USA’s Dennis Nevolo and Canada’s Phillip Bester in the 2016 Stockton Men’s ATP Challenge Tennis tournament in Stockton
Some readers may have noticed a slight change in the rules to the monthly Readers Photo Challenge. A limit on the number of entries has been added. Most photo contests have some sort of limit to the submissions they receive. Some cap the entries at a certain number. Other contests will have an entry fee [...]
September heralded the start of the fall sports season. Football, volleyball, soccer and more were in full swing during the month. Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from the year’s 9th month. ____________________________________________ 9/2/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/2/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/11/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/14/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/15/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/27/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/28/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/30/2016:
Today is World Smile Day, which was thought up by Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts, who’s credited with creating the ubiquitous smiley face logo. We smile when we’re happy, when we achieve goals and sometimes even in the face of adversity. We crack a smile, grin from ear to ear and fortune [...]
Last Saturday the local event for the Worldwide Photowalk Day was held at the Stockton Rural Cemetery. It’s a great place to shoot because its steeped in history and picturesque monuments and gravestones. Organizer Carrie Walker said that they had a modest crowd of about 8 people attend. Everyone had a fun time and there [...]
This past Tuesday was World Animal Day which is the inspiration for the next Readers Photo Challenge assignment: Animals. As a kid, I liked watching Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom. I remember watching Jim Folwer wrestling with a large wild animal, an alligator, water buffalo or other such beast, while the more elderly host of [...]
Here’s a photo opportunity for you. This Saturday, October 1, there will be a photowalk at the Stockton Rural Cemetery (2350 Cemetery Lane) from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Stockton. It coincides with an international event founded by Florida photographer Scott Kelby called the Worldwide Photowalk. For the past 9 years Kelby has set [...]
03/13/2014: Light catches the spines of a cactus plant at the home of Richard Soto in Stockton.