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Clifford Oto

Clifford Oto, an award-winning photographer, has been with The Record since 1984. Through the changes from black and white to digital photography, he’s kept his focus on covering the events, people and life of San Joaquin county. This blog deals with photography, camera gear, the photos taken for the paper and the stories behind them.

Mother Nature Monday #22: Nectar hunt

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It’s a dog’s life

They’re are called “man’s best friend” and indeed they are among the most loyal of pets. Today is National Dog Day. to celebrate here’s a gallery of dogs that I’ve photographed over the past 12 months.  

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Readers Photo Challenge:Bring on the heat

The current Readers Photo Challenge assignment is “heat.” Some readers sent in photos of the sources of heat (the sun, a flame, etc.), while others showed the effects of heat. Whichever tactic they chose, they showed that they were all hot stuff. A total of thirty-seven photos were sent in by eight readers. Here are [...]

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Random photo #65: That’ll do, pig

5/8/2016: Elaine Ostertag of Stockton walks her 5-month-old miniature pig in the DiRicco Field parking lot on the campus of San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton while attending a softball game between Delta and Cabrillo College.

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Mother Nature Monday #21: Mammatus clouds

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Picture day

It’s the annual World Photo Day where the art and craft of photography is celebrated. We encounter photos of one kind or another everyday of our lives. They inform, entertain and educate us and the best ones do it in a visually compelling way. Here’s a gallery of some of my favorite pictures of people [...]

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Random photo # 64: Not a fish story

4/27/2016: Stockton artist Moises Valdez takes advantage of a break between rain showers to work on a mural that will feature several koi on the side of No Limits Painting 27 N. Grant Street in downtown Stockton.

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Mother Nature Monday #20: The flower of the sun

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Time has come today

In a recent article published by Popular Photography, photo agency Getty Images says that it will only take 120 seconds from the time a photo is shot at the Rio Olympics to when it get published on their website. In this day of Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat when you can you can post pictures nearly [...]

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Random photo #63: An angel on my shoulder

2-year-old chihuahua Sam balances on the shoulder of his owner Sabrina Price as she waits to pick up her granddaughter from her first day of school at Acacia Elementary School in Stockton.

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