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Getting The Lucky Shot

How do you get that great shot when you are only shooting some of the time? Sometimes it’s just luck. I’ve always liked this clip of my brother bowling. I was only snapping pictures with my iPhone now and then. … Continue reading

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The Fountain and Garden Patio Area at the Marin Civic Center

This is video I am putting into the public domain at Wikimedia Commons. It shows the beautiful outdoor seating area in the fountain and garden patio area of the Marin Civic Center. You can buy something inside at the Civic … Continue reading

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Figuring Out Another Video Problem

Here’s some early footage of the Nopah Range when I first got my drone. It’s too dark but forget about that for now. The real problem is how the video deteriorates during quick movement and the way it shudders and … Continue reading

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I Can’t Get Used to This Lifestyle!

The normally kempt grounds at U.C. Davis have fallen into a lazy grace as groundskeepers stay home, the manicured lawns and flower beds now growing up and out on their own. Linda Dodge supplied these photos from today. I know … Continue reading

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Railroad Pass, Clark County Nevada

Railroad Pass, Clark County, Nevada — (second page here —>) Railroad Pass is outside of Boulder City where the dam is located. Bureau of Reclamation land. I’m here above the Railroad Pass Travel Center where there is dedicated parking for … Continue reading

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From Quartzsite, Arizona

I’ve been doing some social media reporting for Rock&Gem. I’m not sure when they will be able to post all the videos I made. Quartzsite is happening now. A few here: The Keadys of Rockchuck David Bintliff of the Rock … Continue reading

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A Hint of Sparkle in Still Photography

I’ve written on how still photography can’t capture sparkle. (internal link) Rolf Luetke comes close (external link) , though, in this slightly blurry photo of crystals showing striations. — — There are also swirls in the photo as light plays off varied crystal … Continue reading

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Doing What An iPhone Could Never Do

I got a Canon Vixia camcorder a while back, hoping to produce videos with it instead of my iPhone. My phone produces high resolution video but it is of course limited in what it can do. This morning I was … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Learning Video

I’m learning about video after putting it away years ago. In 2014 I produced this video which has now gathered over 118,000 views. 185 thumbs up, 36 thumbs down. Haters going to hate. Video was so time consuming that I … Continue reading

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Learning About YouTube

I took some video while traveling through the Southwest for my book. Not much since I was focused on taking publishable quality photographs. Still, there is some video I could share. Five years ago I made a video on dividing … Continue reading

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