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12 for ’12

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” Hal Borland For the past few years I’ve complied my top 12 photos of the year, a favorite from each month of the year. It’s easier said than done. Each year I […]

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Fifty-two plus

My top 12 list was composed of my favorite image from each month of the year. We also do a year-end gallery for our online edition, and for the last few years I’ve picked the number 52 for that. It represents one photo for each week of the year (though with vacations and such I […]

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Year in pictures II: Editing

Clouds rise over a hillside near Valley Springs (Camera: Nikon D300. Lens: Nikkor 70-200mm @ 110mm. Exposure: 1/500th sec. @ f/16. ISO: 200). One of the hardest things for photographers to do is to edit their own work. There may be pictures that the photographer has an emotional attachment to but may not be among […]

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Hanging ten

Here are 10 of my favorite pictures from the past year. I’ve shot nearly 1,000 assignments in 2008 and I could have easily come up with 10 completely different photos that I’d be happy with. As in past years, I set aside a folder of favorite photos from those assignments. They could be great shots […]

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Looking back

“Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.” – Thomas Fuller A sailboat passes by some golden poppies growing along the banks of the deep  water channel at Buckley Cove Park in Stockton. (Camera: Nikon D2X. Lens: Nikkor 17-35mm @ 17mm. […]

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