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Ordinary street sights

Recently I came across a couple of street scenes where the quality of light made the difference between ho-hum and exceptional. I was walking around downtown Stockton last week looking for an enterprise feature photo when I stopped to cross the street at Sutter Street and Weber Avenue. At my feet was a grate covering [...]

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Stage lighting on the cheap

Big name singers and many mid level performers can spend a lot of time, effort and money on lighting for their shows. Good light can add drama, beauty and even entertainment to a performance. At best, musical artists of lesser financial means often have to do with perfunctory lighting or none at all. While looking [...]

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Random photo #48: Topsy-turvy

Warm temperatures and sunny skies inspired Gerardo Gutierrez, 19, of Lodi, to do handstands at Beckman Park on Ham Lane and Century Boulevard in Lodi.

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Random photo #47: Like mother, like son

3-year-old Mahki McNeal washes his toy electric car while his mother Breanna Johnson washes her full-sized real car in the driveway of their home on Benjamin Holt Drive in Stockton.

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Random Photo #46: Hulk fly kite!

Rick Cooper of Stockton tried to take advantage of the nice weather by trying to launch a small kite at Victory Park in Stockton. The day’s winds were unpredictable, changing directions often, and the kite didn’t get more than several feet off the ground.

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Random photo #45: High pressure clouds

Against a backdrop of cloudy morning skies Antonio Contreras with the Stockton-based Odyssey Landscape uses a high pressure water sprayer to clean the brick beneath the shade structure at the Weber Point Event Center in downtown Stockton.

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Random photo #44: Green gathering

Under cloudy skies Deborah Brock of Stockton collects greens from some wild mustard growing near Buckley Cove at the west end of March Lane in Stockton

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Random photo # 43: Clouds and kites

Allen Lee of Stockton enjoys the mild temperatures and partly cloudy skies by launching a kite during a family outing at the Weber Point Event Center in downtown Stockton.

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Random photo #41: True California dreamin’

University of the Pacific student Tyler Sutherland takes advantage of the sunshine and temperatures in the mid-60s by sunbathing as other students play a game of ultimate frisbee on Knoles Lawn on the UOP campus in Stockton. Sutherland who hails from Washington state says it been rainy back home.

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Random photo #40: Golden cast

Angler Richard Thomas of Stockton casts his line against a colorful sunset while fishing at the Weber Point Event Center in downtown Stockton.

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    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 ... Read Full
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