Category Archives: low light

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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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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Purple Mafia at the Whiskey a Go Go

Don’t get excited — I know the first photo is out of focus:-) I want to use it to make a point. Because I know that many readers of my blog are also photographers, I generally try to include some technical data – or, at least, some camera settings for a few shots. Yesterday, I […]

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Street Scenes – Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA

Huntington Beach wrestles with the problem of growth, economic development, and quality of life. At once, a tourist attraction and home to the locals, Huntington Beach civic leaders struggle to keep Surf City — a mecca for surfers and beach lovers — a safe family destination, as well as a home to a thriving nightlife […]

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Laguna Beach, CA — Night Photography

Having grown up in Western PA (GO STEELERS), and lived in central Upstate New York, and Northern Maine, I like to think I’m able to handle the cold. In fact, I’ve climbed a 19,000 ft.+ mountain with crampons and an ice pick, but I’ve been in Southern California since the early 1980s, so when the […]

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