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2016 E-books 50 Photos of CALM & Trona Pinnacles now Available.

 

If I got it figured out, go to this link of my Zenfolio website  which will collect $15USD and you will have my download of the PDF E-Book.

“50 Photographs of CALM and personal thoughts”

http://goo.gl/1zQgwb

 

and this link will get you to “The other worldly views of Trona Pinnacles”

 

http://goo.gl/tIlfRz

Just in case some one would like to support my silly artistic ventures, and buy a book.

 

Black & White Street photography / Color coastal shots

Had to get out!

Grabbed  my camera and went roaming…..

Street scene, bricks and tree. 2015

Street scene, bricks and tree. 2015

Walking around Old Town Torrance.

Wrought iron fence and plants. 2015

Wrought iron fence and plants. 2015

Then this morning, after my walk, I was still feeling restless. So I grabbed the camera and went up the coastline, locally.

Hermosa Beach Pier,

Fog wrapping around the peninsula. Fog drifting up the beach too. 2015

Fog wrapping around the peninsula. Fog drifting up the beach too. 2015

As I wound my way back to San Pedro. I passed this point, looks like I will have to come here often and longer so I can see what the angles are. Saw a place to park near the light house.

Point Vicente Lighthouse and flowers. 2015

Point Vicente Lighthouse and flowers. 2015

Anyway, that’s today’s post. Going to my Sierra Club Camera Committee meeting in a few, lecture on shooting night skies in the Sierra Nevada Mts.

I’ll be putting up more of my journey in digital photography from the past couple years in the coming days. Leave me comments or questions. Let me know what you think! Hope you enjoy to today’s photos.

Creative Shooting,
Peter

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Four More for the PHOTO Give-Away

In no special order…….

Stream, So Cal  Mts. 2014

Stream, So Cal Mts. 2014

Bird Sanctuary at Salton Sea, So Cal. 2014

Bird Sanctuary at Salton Sea, So Cal. 2014

Star trails, Big Meadow, Sierra Nevada Mts. 2014

Star trails, Big Meadow, Sierra Nevada Mts. 2014

Joshua Tree in Red Rock Canyon, Mojave Calif. 2014

Joshua Tree in Red Rock Canyon, Mojave Calif. 2014

So, there they are, four more photos for the winner to select from in my First PHOTO GIVE-AWAY.

Just so they are all in one post here are the two from last night.

LAMI Tall Ship in the dark. LA Fog Series 2015.

LAMI Tall Ship in the dark. LA Fog Series 2015.

Kiddie Ride, LA Fog Series 2015 I don't know the colors and towering cranes in the background made a nice mix of light. Moon above the ride.

Kiddie Ride, LA Fog Series 2015 I don’t know the colors and towering cranes in the background made a nice mix of light. Moon above the ride.

I’m not sure if you can put photos in the comments. So maybe a link to a photo while I try to figure this out. All else fails anyone leaving a comment will be the entries.

Creative Shooting,

Peter

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Give-Away, Here are a couple of the 4-6 photos you will have a choice of.

Here it is!
I went out last night and shot the Ports of Call LA Harbor lights.
Playing with Light. No flash! Tripod 100 to 500 ISO F/4 to f14 Exposure from .8 sec to 25 seconds.

So here is the first one to become a selection photo.

Kiddie Ride, LA Fog Series 2015 I don't know the colors and towering cranes in the background made a nice mix of light. Moon above the ride.

Kiddie Ride, LA Fog Series 2015 I don’t know the colors and towering cranes in the background made a nice mix of light. Moon above the ride.

Here is another one from the same area, this one I decided was a keeper when I looked at the shot on the camera last night. Played with it a bit.

LAMI Tall Ship in the dark. LA Fog Series 2015.

LAMI Tall Ship in the dark. LA Fog Series 2015.

I might make some final adjustments, but these 2 photos will be in the selection. I will try to get the rest up tomorrow, Sunday, night USA PST time.

I did not say that friends and family can not enter, because at this point they may be all that enter. At my discretion, I will award 2 prizes if  family/friend wins and enough new/different/other people enter. 5-10 people?? It is my interest to give to you the public the prize. My friends and family get to ask me for photos anytime they want!

Anyway, it is late but I wanted to get this out tonight.

A taste, hope you like them and stay for some more.

Creative shooting,

Peter

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See! It Happened this morning.

FOG!

Got up this morning to see the harbor socked in with fog.

Lights looking ufo-ish in the fog. L.A. Port Fog Series 2015

Lights looking ufo-ish in the fog. L.A. Port Fog Series 2015

So I shortened my walk, grabbed some coffee, protein drinks and camera equipment.

Off to see what I would find. While it never got the really neat lighting effects I’ve seen. I did get to spend several hours in one area moving back and forth.

Different compositions, some color, some to be black & white conversions.

 

Cranes in the background, flowers for contrast. L.A. Port Fog Series 2015

Cranes in the background, flowers for contrast. L.A. Port Fog Series 2015

Train goes by as the cranes load boxes.

Train goes by as the cranes load boxes. L.A. Port Fog Series 2015

Cranes in the fog. L.A. Port Fog series 2015

Cranes in the fog. L.A. Port Fog series 2015

Park in the fog. L.A. Port Fog Series 2015

Park in the fog. L.A. Port Fog Series 2015

Sun through the fog. L.A. Port Fog Series 2015

Sun through the fog. L.A. Port Fog Series 2015

Anyway, there is this morning’s fog. Hope you like it. I was shooting f16+ with my tripod. (I didn’t carry water so I would not go over my weight restrictions.)

Either my Canon 16-35mm f2.8L or my Tamron 28-75mm f2.8. Canon 7D, ISO 100.

Creative shooting,

Peter