Tag Archives: San Joaquin County Fair

Video for the masses

At the couple of concerts I shot during the latest San Joaquin County fair there was a new phenomenon that I hadn’t seen in years past. In previous years, fans were allowed to approach the stage, grab a few pictures and then go back to their seats. The more popular the performers, the more people […]

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Bump city

The very first concert I ever attended was Tower of Power at the Cal Expo race track. I was a freshman in high school, about 14, and the band was at the height of it’s popularity. I was in the high school band and played trumpet (badly) and French horn (even worse) and I was […]

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I love the night life

Here’s a photo opportunity: The Stockton Camera Club’s Carnival Lights Workshop is tonight. Anyone is welcome to show up at 8:00 p.m. at the club’s booth in Building 2 at the county fairgrounds in Stockton for some night shots of the colorful lights of the midway. All you’ll need is a camera, a tripod and […]

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The next generation

I had the privilege once again to be the judge for the San Joaquin County fair’s annual photography show. This year, show coordinator Mark Findlay asked me to judge pictures in the Youth Division, and I eagerly agreed. After having to make some tough decisions in last year’s adult show, I was looking forward to […]

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