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October 24th, 2007 by grant

What is it that compels us to photograph a sunset that’s been shot so many times? Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

October 21st, 2007 by grant

While Jen’s birthday is not until Tuesday, we celebrated this evening with a dinner at Krung Thai in San Jose. The food was excellent! Then we went back to Jen & Rick’s house to enjoy toasted almond cake for dessert . Happy birthday, Jen! Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

October 18th, 2007 by grant

Someone asked me how I make my panos. The seven 2912 x 4368 shots below were shot with a 35mm f2.8 lens, converted from RAW to jpg then imported into a panoramic stitching software which created the 13,216 x 4140 image. Any flaws or artifacts are then corrected in PhotoShop CS2. This process will become […]

October 14th, 2007 by grant

It’s not easy for me to set foot in a church feeling the way I do about religion, but I made an exception to watch the baptism of Aidan Wy Bordador. Unfortunately, I couldn’t take any photos during the ceremony, just a group shot afterwards. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

October 13th, 2007 by grant

Bengie arrived from San Diego this morning. We went directly to Jim’s at the Golf Course for a big breakfast and then headed out to the City. We went to the Palace of Fine Arts to spend some time sightseeing. We didn’t plan on the wedding, but we couldn’t pull ourselves away. After a long […]

October 12th, 2007 by grant

I think this Cormorant was on time out because usually, we see them in large groups. Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

October 11th, 2007 by grant

It’s the budget crunch right now, so Sandy is working hard and late again. So tonight I treated her to salmon with spicy cucumber & pineapple salsa. She didn’t want to be in the photo. 🙁 Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

October 11th, 2007 by grant

We had a brief rain spell the other night. We need the water… makes for some cool pix too! Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

October 5th, 2007 by grant

Today after a call in Walnut Creek I drove up to Grizzly Peak Road. Just before 2:00, a terrible time to do this, sun right in my face. Regardless I decided to try another pano. Canon G7 – ISO 200 – 1/500th @ f8 Start Slide Show with PicLens Lite

October 4th, 2007 by grant

After finishing up work in San Rafael, I drove to the GG for a little exploration. Typically I only view this beautiful landmark when we have out of town visitors, but today I was in the mood for some photos and just by chance the Blue Angels were practicing for their Fleet Week Show. The […]