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Viewpoint Photographic Art Center: Celebrating 30 Years Exhibit, Crocker Art Museum

We are honored to have our image, Uprooted, included in this exhibit of Viewpoint Photographic Art Center member photographers work at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California.

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Oroville Chinese Temple Museum Expedition

We had a great half day expedition to the historic Oroville Chinese Temple Museum with a group of fellow photographers in November. Above is one of our images of the alter in the main temple of the museum complex.

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The Arsenal- Our first impression

Marketed as the "Smart Camera Assistant", the relatively new Arsenal remote camera controller is an interesting little device. It is the brainchild of software developer and amateur landscape photographer Ryan Stout.

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Exposure Stacking - A quick how-to guide

There are two types of image stacking methods that are popular today. "Focus stacking" is used to extend the depth of field. Whereas "exposure stacking" can be used to extend the apparent exposure time. This post is intended to be a quick introduction to the latter.

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Knights Ferry Expedition

In April 2017 we led an expedition to Knights Ferry, California. Founded in 1849, Knights Ferry features ruins of the Tulloch Flour Mill and the longest covered bridge west of the Mississippi. It is located just off of highway 120/108 about 40 miles east of Modesto on the Stanislaus River.

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Point Lobos Still Motion 1

This image, made at Point Lobos, is from our Still Motion project. The exposure was approximately 2 minutes in the middle of the afternoon through filtered sunlight.

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InReach Explorer satellite emergency communicator

Because we travel to many areas where cell phone coverage will be limited or nonexistent we have added a Delorme InReach Explorer satellite emergency communicator to our new Toyota 4Runner Trail. With it, we now have two-way satellite communications at all times. 

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Hornitos, California Town Tour

We visited Hornitos, a small gold rush era town located on county road J-16 in Mariposa County, and made images of the historic town for use in our video tour of the town. Hornitos has largely been bypassed by the modern world. There are no gas stations, fast food outlets, or shopping centers.

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Passing Through

Passing Through - Time-lapse

We recently happened upon this interesting time-lapse.

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Gold Rush Era Stone Corral

This historic stone corral, located a few miles southwest of Jamestown, is probably familiar to those who’ve traveled Highway 108 between Oakdale and Sonora. We’ve traveled past this corral many times on photo trips to the central Mother Lode region.

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