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Augusto Decastro
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Photographer, Runner, Farmer
Photographer, Runner, Farmer

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WEEK 3
Artistic - Land
All weekend long of chasing ultra runners in the tropical forest of Oahu
all the while ignoring the beauty that surrounds you
until mother nature reveals itself in full view
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Week 2
Technical: SOOC (Straight out of camera)
Shot in JPEG for this morning's Bob and Ron's 5k in Kapiolani Park right at sunrise.
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Week 1
Story: Rule of Thirds
"Tell a story using rule of thirds."
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I attended the Mahi’ai: A Short-Film Collective which is a film festival to promote local, small-scale agriculture in Hawai’i. It was organized by a group of recent UH college grads to engage and connect people in the community and talk about our food…

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Counting down to our first harvest next week our class decided to practice harvesting and put a CSA bag together. Each of us in the class contributed a crop or two to the “pretend” CSA bag and it turned out to be a thing of beauty.

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One of my goals in AgSchool is to grow my plants with as little application of fertilizers and chemical pesticides as possible. I wanted to see how they would do with the bare minimum. So far, the front runners are the radish daikon hybrid, indigo tomato,…

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Thursdays are GoFarm AgSchool lecture night in the classroom. But we always make time to inspect our plot right before class. And tonight I am happy to report that the Hybrid Radish Daikon and the Snow Peas I planted on Saturday have sprouted! I am once…

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Early sign of spring in Hawaii.
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Today’s theme it seems is problem solving. As I walk around my plot to do my field observation ritual, I noticed the ants crawling on my beans and around the Chinese cabbage. Ants pose a big problem to crops because they bring aphids, which feed on the…

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I have never been more excited to come to class when I noticed that my beans have sprouted! However, some did not make it. I suspect birds were able to get to their cotyledons.     
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