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Gary Crabbe
Works at Enlightened Images Photography
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Which image(s) are your favorite? See and choose: http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/30/hawaiian-waves-silent-lucidity-in-fluidity.htm

Hawaiian Waves – Silent Lucidity in Fluidity [Photos] 
 
Looking for your thoughts / votes on which image(s) you think would look best as a big print on the wall of a home or office.

New on the blog: Hawaiian Waves – Silent Lucidity in Fluidity [Photos] 

http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/30/hawaiian-waves-silent-lucidity-in-fluidity.htm
Photo: Waves breaking at sunset along the Kailua-Kona shoreline, on the Big Island of Hawaii One of the all-time great instances of musical misdirection
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Gorgeous colour to the water
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Which image(s) are your favorite? See and choose: http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/30/hawaiian-waves-silent-lucidity-in-fluidity.htm

Hawaiian Waves – Silent Lucidity in Fluidity [Photos] 
 
Looking for your thoughts / votes on which image(s) you think would look best as a big print on the wall of a home or office.

New on the blog: Hawaiian Waves – Silent Lucidity in Fluidity [Photos] 

http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/30/hawaiian-waves-silent-lucidity-in-fluidity.htm
Photo: Waves breaking at sunset along the Kailua-Kona shoreline, on the Big Island of Hawaii One of the all-time great instances of musical misdirection
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Looking for your thoughts / votes on which image(s) you think would look best as a big print on the wall of a home or office.

New on the blog: Hawaiian Waves – Silent Lucidity in Fluidity [Photos] 

http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/30/hawaiian-waves-silent-lucidity-in-fluidity.htm
Photo: Waves breaking at sunset along the Kailua-Kona shoreline, on the Big Island of Hawaii One of the all-time great instances of musical misdirection
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obviously I have unusual taste. I love #4 for the feeling of hope the lighting gives and #7 for the dreamy mistiness of it.
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Another view from our deck at the Kona Magic Sands, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii

Another image from my recent blog post about learning to see and shoot from a single location: 
http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/17/trapped-in-a-hawaiian-paradise.htm

Thanks for looking, and I hope you enjoy this photo.
- Gary.

#Hawaii   #hawaiiphotography   #BigIsland  

#coastalthursday  +Coastal Thursday +David Polzine +Jon Kahn   #10000photographers  +10000 PHOTOGRAPHERS +Robert SKREINER +Gemma Costa 
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Moderator's Choice Photo of the Week  - 
 
My Moderator's Choice image for last week is this beautiful shot by +Zaira Sheeren Khan, in part because of it's very interesting and compelling composition, but also because this doesn't look anything like what it really represents, namely the Greater Bay Area wherein 7 million people reside.   Great shot, Zaira.  :)
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Beautiful
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Another view from our deck at the Kona Magic Sands, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii

Another image from my recent blog post about learning to see and shoot from a single location: 
http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/17/trapped-in-a-hawaiian-paradise.htm

Thanks for looking, and I hope you enjoy this photo.
- Gary.

#Hawaii   #hawaiiphotography   #BigIsland  

#coastalthursday  +Coastal Thursday +David Polzine +Jon Kahn   #10000photographers  +10000 PHOTOGRAPHERS +Robert SKREINER +Gemma Costa 
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I was delighted to have been featured in an interview on our local NBC affiliate program Open Road with host Doug McConnell. The segment is now up on their website, so click the link if you want to watch it. (Note: They show more of my photos during the close.)

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Gary-Crabbes-California-Coast--Color-310365921.html
See California’s coast, the beautiful backcountry of the Sierra Nevada and the dramatic east side of the Sierra in its colorful fall plumage.
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Congrats.
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Which image(s) are your favorite? See and choose: http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/30/hawaiian-waves-silent-lucidity-in-fluidity.htm

Hawaiian Waves – Silent Lucidity in Fluidity [Photos] 
 
Looking for your thoughts / votes on which image(s) you think would look best as a big print on the wall of a home or office.

New on the blog: Hawaiian Waves – Silent Lucidity in Fluidity [Photos] 

http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/30/hawaiian-waves-silent-lucidity-in-fluidity.htm
Photo: Waves breaking at sunset along the Kailua-Kona shoreline, on the Big Island of Hawaii One of the all-time great instances of musical misdirection
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The End of the World; That's the real name of this spot you can find in the Southern District of Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawai'i. - So, I'm curious, if you had to come up with a good Art-title for this image, what would it be?

Thanks for looking, and I hope you enjoy this photo.
- Gary
http://enlightphoto.com
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I love the gorgeous colors and wonderful light!!  It's my pleasure to share your amazing photo to the +Landscape Photography page!  Check out all the great photos there including yours!!  
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Another view from our deck at the Kona Magic Sands, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii

Another image from my recent blog post about learning to see and shoot from a single location: 
http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/17/trapped-in-a-hawaiian-paradise.htm

Thanks for looking, and I hope you enjoy this photo.
- Gary.

#Hawaii   #hawaiiphotography   #BigIsland  

#coastalthursday  +Coastal Thursday +David Polzine +Jon Kahn   #10000photographers  +10000 PHOTOGRAPHERS +Robert SKREINER +Gemma Costa 
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- Hawaii Photos  - 
 
Some CAWS members might enjoy this blog post I wrote: 
http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/17/trapped-in-a-hawaiian-paradise.htm  It brings up a good point on how to approach location photography.

(Posted this image since it keeps the man-made aspect to an acceptable minimum, i.e. not the primary focus of the shot.) 
 
Another view from our deck at the Kona Magic Sands, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii

Another image from my recent blog post about learning to see and shoot from a single location: 
http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/17/trapped-in-a-hawaiian-paradise.htm

Thanks for looking, and I hope you enjoy this photo.
- Gary.

#Hawaii   #hawaiiphotography   #BigIsland  

#coastalthursday  +Coastal Thursday +David Polzine +Jon Kahn   #10000photographers  +10000 PHOTOGRAPHERS +Robert SKREINER +Gemma Costa 
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Another view from our deck at the Kona Magic Sands, Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii

Another image from my recent blog post about learning to see and shoot from a single location: 
http://www.enlightphoto.com/views/2015/06/17/trapped-in-a-hawaiian-paradise.htm

Thanks for looking, and I hope you enjoy this photo.
- Gary.

#Hawaii   #hawaiiphotography   #BigIsland  

#coastalthursday  +Coastal Thursday +David Polzine +Jon Kahn   #10000photographers  +10000 PHOTOGRAPHERS +Robert SKREINER +Gemma Costa 
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Beautiful view! It's probably mesmerizing being there in person! 
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Award-winning professional commercial / editorial scenic landscape & destination travel photographer and author with seven published books on California. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Spent a decade managing a niche stock agency for a famous photographer during the 1990's. Also offers Instructional Workshops, Consulting, Photo Editing, and Public Presentations.,
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Gary currently resides in Pleasant Hill, California, just outside San Francisco. Gary began taking pictures while attending Humboldt State University, where he received a Bachelors Degree in Social and Adolescent Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Directing, Acting, Writing, and Production for the Theater. His interest in photography began to grow after taking an elective class in Black & White, but he soon found his passion was the pursuit of color and form in nature.

After graduation, a twist of fate led Gary to the studio of World-Famous photographer Galen Rowell, where he managed the Stock Department of Mountain Light Photography for nine years. Known for his industry expertise and unwavering professionalism, Gary has worked with many of the world's best-known advertising agencies, magazines, and publishers. He has been happy to offer his knowledge and opinions consulting with other photographers, and has been quoted several times in Photo District News, Wired Magazine, Mother Jones, and numerous other trade publications.

He has seven published books on California to his credit, including The California Coast  which won "Book-of-the-Year" by the California Outdoor Travel Writers Association. His other titles include Our San Francisco, Yosemite & The Eastern Sierra, Backroads of the California Wine Country, Backroads of the California Coast, Greetings from California. His latest book, Photographing California; vol.1-North, won the prestigious IBPA Gold Medal award for Best Regional Title of 2013.

Gary started Enlightened Images in 1993 to handle the sale of his personal photography. His client and publication credits currently include among others, the National Geographic Society, TIME Magazine, New York Times, Forbes Magazine, The North Face, Sunset, L.L. Bean, Subaru, Victoria's Secret, Pacific Gas & Electric, Miramar Productions, Mirabella, BrownTrout Publishers, The Nature Conservancy, The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and pro-bono work for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Int'l Commitee of Lawyers for Tibet. His fine art photographic prints and murals are included in both private and corporate collections, and have been exhibited in numerous locations throughout the Bay Area. Gary has also conducted highly praised slide shows and workshops for groups like R.E.I., The Sierra Club, The Photographic Society of America, local camera clubs, and at Mountain Light. In addition to his Stock, Assignment, and Fine Art Photography, Gary offers a variety of other services, including Consulting, Photo-Editing, Photo Workshops, and Writing.
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Currently trapped on a rock whizzing thru space at 500,000 m.p.h., and I brew my own beer to help counteract all that spinning.
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    Photographer, present
  • Mountain Light Photography
    Manager, Stock Dept., 1990 - 1999
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Bad bad bad. So bad I had to blog about & take a photo. Will be contacting corporate office to let them know how bad this place was. I'm from California, and while traveling before this incident = "Oh, Subway; let's grab lunch." After Incident: = "Remember that Subway in Moses Lake, and how cheap and condescending they were... let's skip Subway all together." - Totally disgusted by the Subway in Moses Lake, WA who seem to take pride in providing the very least to their customers. "Sir, that's how we're told to do it," seem to be the oft repeated phrase when I complained that there was practically no lettuce, and when I mentioned the pathetic amount of olives, I was told I was only supposed to get 3 olive slices on each half of a foot long. That is about 1/2 an olive per side. Want more, pay 40 cents more. Jared should be ashamed that the corporate value of least is alive and well at Subway. The manager was kind enough to point out that because I had more than three olive bits, I was getting free extra olives. Wow, am I not McLovin' the Subway generosity. Also on the rant, they can't even make an italian BMT look like the photo on the menu bar. They don't show iceberg lettuce on the menu photo, but that's all they have in the store. L*A*M*E.
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