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Folsom Powerhouse

On a cool day with the sky full of ever-changing clouds I went back to visit Folsom’s historic powerhouse for the first time in more than 20 years. A bright, airy visitor’s center has been added to this local state park, and I spent a few minutes strolling around in there before heading outside. For the moment I just want […]

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E is for…

The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Letter E — Needs to have two E’s in the topic (needle, elephant, geese, peek, jeep, eye, etc.) You can always use adjectives and adverbs with a specific topic just make sure you give us the word that fits the requirements of this challenge. Steeple, Saints Peter and Paul Church, San […]

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Bride and groom

I certainly don’t consider myself a wedding photographer, but while I was visiting the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco I noticed this handsome couple posing for a professional photographer, and I couldn’t resist sneaking in a few shots of my own. It all started when I spotted this abandoned white rose bouquet: I’m sure the amazing Palace of […]

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My walking stick

It’s a very odd feeling to look down in the dirt and spot a long yellow weed casually making its way across your path. As soon as I realized I was looking at a stick insect (Phasmatodea), I knelt down with my camera. Unfortunately, this was the best I could do, since he had no interest whatsoever in posing for […]

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Hiking at Beals Point

Lately I’ve been looking to break my routine by finding different places to hike that are still close to home; and since Folsom Lake is nearby, I picked the most convenient access point, Beals Point, for my Thursday morning outing. I’ll admit I was disappointed after I got there, but it’s my own fault, really. I already knew Beals Point […]

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