Author Archives: Paul Edward

Began as a darkroom tech in 1970. 800+ wedding photographed on four continents. Now semi-retired, I teach photography and wedding album design classes, and am the Support manager for the [b] School -- a social network for photographers.

Crystal Cove

Crystal Cove is a California State Park, located along the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) between Corona Del Mar (Newport Beach) and Laguna Beach. These are a few of the images that I captured, yesterday afternoon. All were made with a Nikon D700 and 24mm f2.8 lens. Exposure times varied 1/2000 to 30 seconds. Often, I […]

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Road Trip through Utah, Part 2

This is the second part of the story of my Utah Road Trip. Part one is available, here: http://www.albumshowcase.net/blog/road-trip-to-utah-zion-national-park/ Having spent the previous day roaming around both inside the park, and its environs, day two was devoted to exploring the shuttle stops that I missed the first day. Each stop is the home to several […]

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Perseid Meteor Shower — Joshua Tree National Park, California

If you don’t know what the Perseids are, go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perseids On Sunday, August 11th, I drove from Huntington Beach to Joshua Tree National Park (about 130 miles). After hiking the Hidden Valley Trail — it’s not very well ‘hidden’ and they have signs :-), I rented a campsite at the Hidden Vally Campground — […]

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Road Trip to Utah — Zion National park

In April, I took a trip to Southern Utah. Originally, I wanted to go to Monument Valley, but, by the time I got back to Southern California, I had visited Zion Canyon, Red Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Kodachrome Basin, and driven 1,000 miles of backroads — and finally got to Monument Valley, returning home eleven days […]

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Johna Performs at WitZend, Venice, CA

WitZend is one of those cool places that could have come right out the ’60s coffee house scene. It’s brick wall, exposed beams, small bar, and good food transcend the decades and make you feel right at home. If fact, several leather sofas, in addition to cafe tables, and old theater seats, makes it seem […]

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