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Random photo #73: Cold play

Despite a cold wind and approaching storm clouds, Edgar Mangato of Stockton takes time to practice his 12-string guitar on a bench at the Weber Point Events Center in downtown Stockton.

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Blast from the past: Finger pickin’ good

In 1986, I had the pleasure of photographing jazz guitarist Stanley Jordan in a solo performance at the Fox Theatre (now renamed the Bob Hope Theatre) in downtown Stockton. Being a jazz fan I knew of him, but he’s not a household name, then or today.  His unique playing style sets him apart from other [...]

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String man

(Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 17-55mm @ 17mm. Exposure: 1/250th sec. @ f/16 w/ fill flash. ISO: 200) Johnny Montoya of Stockton took advantage of the sunshine a few days ago by playing his guitar at McLeod Lake Park in downtown Stockton. As I walked up to him I could hear him playing the intro [...]

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Flaming guitar

Adolfo Valenzuela performs in the band Reflejo Norteno at the Casa Mexicana restaurant in Lodi. Sometimes it is more difficult to get an exciting picture than others. My assignment was to get a shot of the band Relfejo Norteno during a performance in Lodi. Most concert settings, the stage lighting can be pretty good, especially [...]

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