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Lunar Eclipse
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Feb 21, 2008 The day before yesterday, I read on the news feeds, Wednesday night would be a lunar eclipse. The Earth would eclipse the light from the sun, casting a shadow across the... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Lunar Eclipse)
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Ricordia Floridia
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Jan 4, 2008 The other worldly scene pictured today comes from my living room. More specifically it comes from the aquarium that is in my living room. This guy here is a coral common... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Ricordia Floridia)
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Moon Rise Prayer
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Photo courtesy of Asma Nadia of Indonesia

With an estimated 5 million Muslims making the pilgrimage of Hajj, while visiting Mina the only way t... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Mina, Saudi Arabia)
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Get Stoked! 2009
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February 12, 2009 The past week I've been working on the website from an internal computer programming stand point. The website release notes will bare this out. Writing code is a d... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Get Stoked! 2009)
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Lemon Blossom
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December 21, 2008 I've learned changes in weather can bring opportunities to photograph dramatic skies. It has been raining - cold, stay inside kind of rain - for the past week. But... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Lemon Blossom)
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Slippery When Wet
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Feb 13, 2008 In my most sage like voice, I advised: "When watching the sunset, don't forget to turn around", having been asked for a sunset photography tip. This advice wasn’t receiv... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Slippery When Wet)
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HDR Santa Monica Bay
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January 11, 2009 The Los Lionnes Canyon hiking trail is on my list of favorite hikes; it starts with 1.5 miles of single track through typical Southern California coastal woodland. F... 

(Found in photos. Tags: HRD Santa Monica Bay)
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Heading South (during the magic hour)
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Nov 11, 2007 A few days ago a high pressure system sat over California as a low pressure system moved up from Mexico. As these two systems converged it formed a ‘canyon’ for winds to... 

(Found in photos. Tags: magic hour)
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Backlighting in the Green Room
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Dec 5, 2007 The afternoon before the predicted 'Big Wednesday' of December 2007 I went down to the beach to scope out potential spots to shoot epic surf. I figured to give myself a f... 

(Found in photos. Tags: backlighting)
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Olive Blossom
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Feb 27, 2008 Making a left onto Los Liones Canyon drive - catching a glimpse of the ultra hip-fit-treadmill athletes who pound out the miles, who stay in one place, who are treated to... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Los Liones Canyon)
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da Crew
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da Boyz about to go out for another session.... 

(Found in photos. Tags: da Crew)
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Dune Evening Primrose
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March 10, 2008 Millions upon millions of years ago, as the ancient oceanic tectonic plate slid under the land mass that would become California, mountains were formed. This was no sm... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Dune Evening Primrose)
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Sentinel
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Dec 26, 2007 The sun dips below the western sky and as a last hurrah its afterglow lights up the horizon. The temperature drops as night officially begins. I pull my hood tight over... 

(Found in photos. Tags: sentinel)
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Monks Debating
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Debating takes place daily at Sera Monastery. It is very colorfull, complete with pushing and shoving of monks. The monks shout their statments and punctuate their point with an animat... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Tibetan, monks, debating, debate)
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Ocotillo Branch
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March 24, 2008 I've been watching the Art Wolfe series Travels to the Edge on PBS television. Those of you familiar with outdoor photography will know, Wolfe is recognized for his am... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Travels to the Edge review)
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Shirakawa-go Butterfly
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Feb 01, 2008 In 1995 UNESCO designated the village of Shirakawa-go a World Heritage Site. Shirakawa-go, located in the mountainous region of Gifu Prefecture, Japan was deemed... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Shirakawa-go Japan)
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Extension Tube Diagram
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March 21, 2008 For the past week I've been working on more technical aspects of the StokeDaSoul website. I have been productive, able to turn my field notes on the Kenko extension tu... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Extension Tube Diagram)
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UPS on the Move
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Bob Vandergriff Jr. uses all 8000 HP from his UPS Racing Top Fuel dragster to warm up his slicks.... 

(Found in photos. Tags: UPS Top Fuel Racing on the Move)
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Fields of Gold
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The wild flower fields of California lit up brilliantly after the rainy winter we had. This field is in the California Poppy Reserve in Antelope Valley, California - a popular place to visi... 

(Found in photos. Tags: poppy reserve)
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Primrose Detail
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This Dune Evening Primrose was standing tall in a sea of California wildflowers. This picture was taken on March 7, 2008 along the dirt road in Coyote Canyon in the Anza Borrego Desert (nea... 

(Found in photos. Tags: dune primrose)
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Captain Cook's Coral
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A nice coral formation near Captian Cook's Monument on the Big Island of Hawaii.... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Captain Cook)
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Last Session
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As the sun goes down in Southern California the last of the surfers relunctantly make their way out of the water. San Onofre is a great place to have a little BBQ and fire after the last se... 

(Found in photos. Tags: san onofre, sunset)
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da Stylish Cheater 5
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This brah boosting a very stylish cheater 5 at San Onofre state beach. Everything he did on his board that day was stylish. Hanging Ten, walking back from the nose, bottom turns, top turns... 

(Found in photos. Tags: cheater 5)
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Bee Happy
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March 12, 2009 I just got back from staying in a lodge up in the mountains, where the complimentary toiletries were all branded BeeKind. And in fact were very good, seemingly high qu... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Pollinating Bee)
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Musical Inspiration
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One of the groms with his guitar working out the tune to be featured as the accompanied music on the surf/travel video in the making. The amazing sunset was the perfect musical inspiration.... 

(Found in photos. Tags: musical inspiration, baja)
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Storm passing the Potala Palace
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Made it to Lhasa, Tibet to see the Potala Palace.

E-Mail excerpt (Fri 7Mar2003): After a long bus ride fro... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Lhasa, Tibet, Potala Palace)
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Yak Butter Candle
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Mmmmm, yak butter candle... smells like yak butter tea.... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Yak Butter)
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Jetty Spectators
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Dec 11, 2007 Rushing into the conference room in time for the morning status meeting. Against better judgment, pouring a cup of the office coffee. How can coffee taste so bad? Mayb... 

(Found in photos. Tags: surfing the jetty)
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Moon
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Shot this picture of the moon on a summer night. Using 75-200IS 2.8 with a 2x teleconverter. Using the F8 rule to set exposure. Manually focus with the IS turned off. I shot a series of... 

(Found in photos. Tags: moon, picture)
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Prayer Flags - Sera Monastery
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Sera Monastery is 5km North of Lhasa. It's an easy local bus ride aboard a pilgrim packed mini-bus. Upon arrival of Sera monestery I followed the large group of pilgrims. I took this pi... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Sera Monastery)
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Manzanar Road
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Dec 27, 2007 During the winter of 2004 I found myself traveling down California Interstate Highway 395. The '395' travels through the Owen's Valley with the aptly named Death Valley... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Manzanar Road)
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Sunset on the Desert
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As the last light of the day casts a subtle glow to the wildflowers - that ek out an short existence - I composed this picture of the Dune Evening Primrose reaching out for a low spot in the... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Sunset on the Desert)
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Coyote Canyon Creek
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The creek was still flowing in Coyote Canyon, bringing much needed moisture to the desert. These creek side plants had taken the opportunity to seed. I took a much needed break on a well p... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Coyote Canyon Creek)
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Doorway of Roots
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Feb 6, 2003 - 50km northwest of Siem Reap is Kbal Spean, I had to negotiate with my moto driver for this trip. We had decided to make our way out to Kbal Spean and work our wa... 

(Found in photos. Tags: jungle temple, ta prohm)
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da Crew
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da Boyz about to go out for another session.... 

(Found in photos. Tags: da Crew)
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Mellow Yellow
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August 13, 2008 The other day, I sat infuriated, watching an episode of 'Costas Now'. The episode was a panel discussion on sports bloggers. In my mind, it could have been scripted... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Photographer Blog)
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California Palm
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Jan 22, 2008 It wasn't that long ago I noticed palms outside my local coffee shop. I've been waiting for the 'right sky' to serve as a backdrop to this newly trimmed palm tree. What... 

(Found in photos. Tags: California Palm)
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Trail to Color
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Late in the afternoon with darkness approaching I found the trail deserted. I had planned to hike and reach a vista point that overlooks the ocean at sunset. The hike was enjoyable but the... 

(Found in photos. Tags: neutral density filter)
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Relaxing
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The plan was to get to the Mexican border at 4am to beat the congestion. 4am! This means that we left the South Bay at midnight and drove straight to the border. Crossing and getting the... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Punta Abreojos, Baja)
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Top of the Potala Palace
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The Potala Palace is an impressive feature on the Lhasa landscape. It is 13 stories tall and seems to have thousands and thousands of rooms. It served as the center of the Tibetan governme... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Dali Lama)
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Toes to da Nose (Almost)
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Going toes to the nose (almost). This California surfer girl made the best of things on this fun, clean, and smallish day.... 

(Found in photos. Tags: toes to the nose, nose riding)
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Breakfast with a view
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The plan was to start out early and catch the sunrise on the sand dunes in Death Valley. When I got to this picturesque spot I found this French couple breaking their fast with crossants... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Death Valley breakfast)
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Potala Palace
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E-Mail excerpt (Fri 14Mar2003): Today, thinking that I have sufficiently acclimatized (and my schedule didn't allow fo... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Potala Palace)
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Skippy
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This Australian kangaroo poses for me in a far off contenplative expression.... 

(Found in photos. Tags: kangaroo)
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Ocotillo Bloom
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My tripod wasn't tall enough that I could mount it and get into the narrow focusing requirements of my 70-200mm + Kenko extension tubes, so I had to hand hold this shot. In my mind, as I sh... 

(Found in photos. Tags: Ocotillo Bloom)
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Still Stoked!
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