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This video is amazing, as a photographer I know how much more I can do now than even when I got my first digital camera 10 years ago. Now looking at this video I expect that all of the shots in this video cost less to produce than it would have cost to do just one of them 10 years ago just because of how amazingly far camera and drone technology has come.

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I have a quad with a GoPro and find new and interesting view to explore every day.  Love the new frontier of photography/videography.
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Another before and after using only Lighroom 5 based on the +Serge Ramelli tutorials. Mostly a proof of concept. This was shot out my window at work this morning with my Fuji X100. I bought that camera to carry all the time since the Canon 7D is just a bit too much to have with me everyday. It is god to see that I can get a good amount of detail back in the Fuji raw files. I need  to work  on shooting photos specifically make use of the editing techniques but for now sunrises make mornings at work just a bit easier.
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The Sundial Bridge in Redding is amazing but at least for me a huge challenge to photograph. I couldn't seem to find an angle to capture as much of it as I wanted but I did get some interesting shots.
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I really love the time of day you have here Gare-bear! It makes a beautiful background for the sundial to be the star!
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Learning the updated google+ is as good a reason as any to add a new picture to my gallery on here.

Last year I read a ton of articles and posts on Manhattanhenge when the sun lines up with the grid in Manhattan. So using http://suncalc.net I found when that same thing happened in Sacramento to try to shoot my own Sacramentohenge image. 

Sadly the exact day the sky was boring so this is from a couple days later when the sun was a few degrees up and the sky was so much better.
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I think this might be the solution to a problem that doesn't exist, I might be wrong. But if people buy it I vote that they are pure technology hipsters.

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2012/10/16/cassette-to-ipod-convertor-helps-80s-kids-keep-their-tape-collection-alive/
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Mom (Shelby) TOTALLY needs one of these!  she has all kinds of those old plastic music container thingys!  ;-)
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The topic of dropping lenses came up at the #wwpw2012  event in #sacramento  today with several of us having issues because we dropped our lenses at some point. That said none of us had this story

http://www.petapixel.com/2012/10/12/polar-bear-at-a-german-zoo-gets-its-paws-on-a-canon-70-200mm-lens/
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Finding that I can do a lot more with one photo in Lighroom 5 than I used to understand. I've gotten much closer to doing HDR work with one photo that I ever thought possible. 

This is a bike from Loose Cannon Fabrication at the Sacramento Easyriders Bike show. It is funny I know little about motorcycles but the minute I saw this bike I knew it was special, just amazing and different. It ended up winning best in show which I guess is second in a row for the designers. Current dream is to shoot this without all the event distractions not sure it will happen but hopefully
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Thanks to watching just a couple very good tutorials by +Serge Ramelli  I managed to edit 1 photo in Lightroom 5 to look almost equal to what took me a 9 exposure HDR photo before. The HDR still might have a bit more detail here and there but for my 1st attempt at expanding what I can do with Lightroom I am really happy.
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This is beautiful Gary!!
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Had a great shoot today and just to end it on a good not needed to make sure I kept my ability to shoot natural light headshots dialed in. Sometimes feels things get too complicated, too much studio work nice to just see the light and shoot the light sometimes.
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So why is it when you don't have access to your files is the time you have 100 things you want to do with them. Well backing them up is more important.

This was taken at the Kelby #wwpw2012  , I am still debating between 2 or 3 images deciding what to submit but as much as I like this one it was out in the 1st set of cuts.

Hand held 5 photo #HDR  shot with my Fuji X100 and processed in Nik's HDR Efex Pro2
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Agreed ... it remineds me of the El. Train
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An early Saturday morning in Old #Sacramento waiting for our #wwpw2012  to start. Most important thing I learned is that I need to get up early more often the world is a quiet and interesting place then.
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Just something to salvage a failed sunset, marine layer took out the best parts.
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It worked well.  :)
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