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Archive for September 2009

New images: Oakland CA

Oakland is the third largest city in the San Francisco Bay area. When I was working at the University of California, Berkeley, I’d sometimes drive there for a medical visit with Kaiser Permanente. Since then, Oakland has been largely out of my map, maybe because the perceived urban grit didn’t appeal. It wasn’t until one […]

Events and exhibits fall 2009

I will be headed for New York City at the end of the week to attend two events in conjunction with National Parks Week NYC. The first event on Tuesday, Sept 22 is a Green Carpet Gala at Ellis Island that promises to be a quite formal fundraiser. A few of my prints will be […]

Book: “The Printed Picture”, by Richard Benson

I have seen many of my images reproduced on a variety of mass media (editorial publishers usually send a copy), sometimes in a somewhat unsatisfactory way. I understood that the limitation of reproductions are due to the problem of having to render continuous varying tones with discrete dots of inks, and that the primary mass […]

National Parks Travelers

If you’ve followed the PBS link at the end of my post about the Ken Burns National Parks film, you’ve seen that collecting the National Parks stamps that can be obtained at visitor centers has been a popular hobby. More than a million of the “Passport” books designed to collect the stamps have been sold. […]