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Chuq Von Rospach
Works at Cisco Systems, Inc.
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When you start out in photography, you’ll find it fairly easy to find images — you’ll remember that landscape came from your trip last summer, or that Penguin was from the zoo visit in august. Because of that, in the early days, it’s easy to get into the…
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Every day I get people adding me to circles on Google+, liking or following or friending on Facebook and following me on Twitter. I also see lots of people asking (and sometimes demanding or pleading) for likes, follow-backs, retweets and other kinds of…
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Revised and updated with new recommendations August, 2015 I frequently get asked about about buying gear to get started in bird photography, primarily from people who have outgrown their point and ...
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This is a notice to web subscribers that the article Getting started in bird photography: Choose Your Weapons has been updated. I’ve revised it to include new recommendations and made other updates to it. This note will disappear in a few days.
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[singlepic id=486 w= h= float=center] Morro Rock at Dawn, Morro Bay, California. Shot during the Morro Photo Expo from near the boat ramps. You can view my images from the Morro Bay area here. This image is available for license exclusively…
Morro Rock at Dawn, Morro Bay, California. Shot during the Morro Photo Expo from near the boat ramps. You can view my images from the Morro Bay area here. This image is available for license exclus...
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This is a notice to web subscribers that I’ve published a new issue of the Three Dot Lounge mailing list and it is now available in the archives. Topics this issue include: El Nino is coming (this time for sure. we think) Quicklinks This posting will…
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[singlepic id=519 w= h= float=center] A sea otter mom holds on to her (very large) pup. Morro Bay Harbor Trip, Morro Winter Bird Festival, California To be honest, it looks like she’s holding one of those stuffed otter toys you can buy at the aquarium. Or…
A sea otter mom holds on to her (very large) pup. Morro Bay Harbor Trip, Morro Winter Bird Festival, California To be honest, it looks like she's holding one of those stuffed otter toys you can buy...
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[singlepic id=506 w= h= float=center] Elephant Seals crowd the beach as dawn peeks over the cliff at the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Overlook, California You can see more images from this location in my  Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery gallery.…
Elephant Seals crowd the beach as dawn peeks over the cliff at the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Overlook, California You can see more images from this location in my  Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal...
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This is a note to my web subscribers that I have updated My Birding Field Kit page with new recommendations and information. This note will disappear in a couple of days.
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[singlepic id=495 w= h= float=center] White-faced Ibis bathing, Merced National Wildlife Refuge, California. At a glance, the white-faced ibis looks like a fairly unremarkable, brown bird. Let the light hit them right, though, and they show a fascinating…
White-faced Ibis bathing, Merced National Wildlife Refuge, California. At a glance, the white-faced ibis looks like a fairly unremarkable, brown bird. Let the light hit them right, though, and they...
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[singlepic id=508 w= h= float=center] Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Overlook, California You can view my images from the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery to see more. This image is available for license exclusively from TandemStock Images. You can…
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[singlepic id=508 w= h= float=center] Half Dome from Washburn Point, Yosemite National Park You can view my images from around Yosemite to see more. This image is available for license exclusively from TandemStock Images. You can see all of my images…
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Community Manager, Devnet @ Cisco
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Community Management, Social Media, Writing, Photography, General Geeking.
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  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Community Manager, Devnet, 2014 - present
  • Infoblox
    bloxHub Technical Community Manager, 2011 - 2014
  • HP webOS
    Developer Relations Community Manager, 2009 - 2011
  • Apple
    Senior Architect, email marketing systems, 1989 - 2006
  • StrongMail
    Professional Services Architect, 2006 - 2007
  • Laszlo Systems
    Community Manager and Marketing webmaster, 2007 - 2009
  • Sun
    Technical Support Engineer, 1986 - 1989
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Placentia, Ca
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Community Manager with a strong technical background. Amateur photographer with a strong interest in birds, animals and landscapes. Birdwatcher. Author and Blogger. Those are not the same thing. Person with Opinions. 
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17 years at Apple didn't kill me. It made me stronger.
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  • CSU Fullerton
    CS/English
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