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Leftovers

The Sly Park trip couldn’t have been timed better. The Autumn hues gave the landscape a rich and colorful beauty before the snowy cold of winter’s arrival (yes, they have camps, and the hikes that go along with them, during the snow season). Here are some of my favorite outtakes from the trip. Indirect sunlight […]

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Night shift

I’ve seen shots of the night sky filled with stars, the Milky Way airbrushed across the heavens. I’ve been wanting to try my hand at getting a similar shot, but I’ve been foiled in my attempts to get a starry night shot. I needed to shoot from a location in a lightly populated area to […]

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Slices of light

Sunlight breaks through the trees on a trail at Sly Park near Pollock Pines (Camera: Canon EOS 20D. Lens: Canon 17-55mm @ 37mm. Exposure: 1/250th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO: 200). On some of the Sly Park hikes, we were deep in the El Dorado National Forest, so much so that there were parts where very […]

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Hike price

(Camera: Canon EOS 20D. Lens: Canon 17-55mm @ 17mm. Exposure: 1/250th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO: 400) Every year my son’s school sends sixth graders who want to go to a week-long environmental science camp at Sly Park Environmental Education Center near Pollack Pines. Run by the Sacramento County Office of Education, it’s open to schools […]

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