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January Contest Winner

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Crasshopper

It was tough picking out a winner this month, from many stunning entries. It took the judges quite awhile to narrow it down. Victoria DeLaney won with this excellent picture of a grasshopper.

Heritage Park

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heritage park

Last Sunday, a group of around 10 photographers met at Old Town Heritage Park in San Diego for some photography and socializing.

January 2014 Group Shoot

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The January Group shoot will take place on Sunday January 26 at 9:00 am in Heritage Park and Old Town Cemetery. Please go to the Registration page and sign up for the free group shoot to receive meeting instructions. All site members are welcome to attend along with their guests. We will shoot for a couple of hours and then meet for lunch, for those interested, at Fred's Mexican Cafe. Please note that this is not a teaching event, but a chance to practice your photography and meet other photographers.

December 2013 - Photo Competition Winner

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The winner of the November/December competition with the theme "motion" was Kevin Caruso with his compostion entitled "Monster Truck in Motion."

Mission San Juan Capistrano

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Mission San Juan Capistrano

Between Christmas and New Year we took a trip to San Juan Capistrano to vist the mission there. The mission was founded in 1776 and is one of the best known and most beautiful missions of Alta California. Contained in the grounds of the mission is the oldest building in California still in use, a chapel built in 1782.

City College Photography Program

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city college

Yesterday, I was taken on a tour of the the photography program facilities at San Diego City College. Tony from Nelson Photo is on the advisory board for the program and helped specify the equipment needs for the labs. He showed me around in the company of lab technician Gerson.

Group Shoots

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group shoot

Group shoots are starting up again. Site members should register for the November 2 Group Shoot in Little Italy on the events registration page.

A Great Travel Camera

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Olympus OMD EM5

We just bought this cute little retro-styled camera for my wife. It is small and ideal for travelling, but packed with features. It is very well weather sealed and takes stunning images. Here is a picture of it next to my brick of a D800.

What's in My Bag And Why

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Professionally, I photograph corporate events, business portraits, and products. For fun I photograph anything. Although my gear varies, I have a basic camera kit that I nearly always carry.