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Font of knowledge

(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: 17-55mm @ 55mm. Exposure: 1/160th sec. @ f/15 w/ Dyna-Lite strobe. ISO: 100) From Helvetica to New Times Roman, fonts are the different styles type. Newspapers carefully and deliberately choose which fonts they use. The typefaces used in print have to be easily readable and efficient so as to not waste […]

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The nose knows

(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 70-200mm @ 200mm. Exposure: 1/500th sec. @ f/8. ISO: 200) According to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County’s Dogs: Wolf, Myth, Hero & Friend website, dogs have an amazing sense of smell. Among its evolutionary purposes, the dogs use smell to greet and identify each other. That’s why […]

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Rolling thunder

(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 300mm. Exposure: 1/500th sec., @ f/8. ISO:200) The Rolling Thunder veterans motorcycle group was used to herald John McCain’s entrance to the campaign rally in Stockton. In the hours before the rally started, group members hung out with their bikes just outside the AG Spanos Jet Center’s hangar. Unfortunately for […]

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To flash, or not to flash

“Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment…”  – Joseph Addison Lincoln High’s Dewitt Stuckey tries to break free from Vintage High’s Levi Pruett (33), Trevor McLaughlin and Jake Lenning during a varsity football game at Lincoln in Stockton. (Camera: Nikon D2X. Lens: Nikkor […]

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Blast from the past: Hammered

This picture always makes me chuckle. I was driving through Escalon in November of 1996, when I saw Jonnie Galloway putting up Christmas decorations in his front yard. He was using an ax to pound in a life-size wooden cut-out of Santa into his lawn. I think it’s the look on the jolly old elf’s […]

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This guy

University of the Pacific’s pep band tuba player Tim Jones, standing next to dance team member Alexia Case dances with the university’s dance squad during a time out in a women’s basketball game against Long Beach State on February 3, at UOP’s Spanos Center in Stockton. Over the past two years, University of the Pacific […]

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