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Market Post Tower

Market Post Tower

A gorgeous day with scattered showers opened up a fabulous blue sky, very white clouds that enhanced the tinted glass on the Market Post Tower.  This shot is a single exposure.  I tried a few, and a couple bracketed series.  The single shot worked better than what I came up with as an HDR version.  Not to mention, as single-exposure it will qualify for an entry into the travel category in tomorrow night’s competition. 🙂

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Some Photo Club Success

Last night I had some successes in the Light & Shadow Camera Club in Pictorial, Travel and Photojournalism.  A couple first places and thirds.  I’m excited since I still feel pretty new to photography and I have only had a DSLR since September of ’09.  Yes, I have had other point-and-shoot cameras, but I never took them too seriously.   The other photographers in the club are very experienced and constantly put out  amazing photographs and I learn quite a bit from their work, techniques and criticisms.   Placing in competition could be a bad thing however, it will just encourage me which will likely lead to wanting more lenses, filters, flashes, etc etc. 🙂

Here are the images I submitted that did well.

Sunset at the Dumbarton Bridge

Sunset at the Dumbarton Bridge - Travel

Return Flight to Kansas

Return Flight to Kansas - Color Pictorial

Power Hit

Power Hit - U6 Girls Softball San Jose - Photojournalism

Four Generations of San Jose

Four Generations of San Jose - Travel

Winter Beckons
Winter Beckons – Color Pictorial

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Golden Glass

Downtown San Jose, taken on the same trip as yesterday’s golden clouds.  The building was lit up wonderfully from the clouds and sun from the east with the nice pastel colors on the clouds to the north.    The negative space adds to this one so I am using this as my Daily Shoot submission for DS102.

#ds102 – Negative space can be just as important to a composition as your primary subject. Explore negative space in a photograph.


Bay Area Ice – Daily Shoot #53

#DS53 – “It’s winter time here in the northern hemisphere. Make a photo with snow, frost, or ice as the theme today. (@remilongva)