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The Spectrum Center from The Quail Trail

May 10, 2015 This trail has alternating steep and flat sections that overlook the Irvine Valley. Here my wife hikes with a view of the Irvine Spectrum Center, a local office complex and entertainment mall.

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Riders in the Sun

May 3, 2015 I stood just shy of the summit of Dreaded Hill to get this shot.

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The Entrance to the Marsh

May 2, 2015 The San Joaquin Wildlife Refuge is an artificial marsh developed by the Irvine Water District so that they would not be flushing clean — and thus sterile — water into the Upper Newport Bay. I lead a hike here every month. I did something experimental here: I used a yellow graduated filter. […]

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The Saddleback

April 18, 2015. Cezanne had his Mont Sainte-Victoire. I have The Saddleback which I have captured from various angles. Redscale is a special film made by Lomography. I enjoy it for the bright orange tones it lends to the pictures. I used a Bronica ETRSi shooting 120 film for this landscape taken along O’Neill Regional […]

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Cactus Trail 2/6/2015 #2

Date: February 6, 2015 Motion blur had defied me due to the high ASA settings on my camera. I accomplished this by putting a neutral density filter (ND8) over the lens so I could slow the shutter speed.

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Forest and Meadows

Date: April 3, 2015 I found that I had five Instax shots left over in my camera, so I went out to take them in nearby Whiting Ranch. I vowed that I would make five better-than-acceptable photographs; but I could only realize it for three of them. This is the first photo that I took […]

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Dripping Springs Trail

Date: March 15, 2015 Went for a hike with the Southern California Photo Explorers into a section of Limestone Canyon that is currently closed to the public.

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Quail Hill

  I took this through a plastic sandwich bag to give it a dreamy effect.  The location is a small nature preserve near the City of Irvine.

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