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Point Sur, Winter Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Point Sur, Winter Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography Winter surf and light beneath the lighthouse at Point Sur.Point Sur, Winter Light. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Winter surf and light beneath the lighthouse at Point Sur.This photograph is at the historic Point Sur, a rocky hill that would be a monumental sea stack if it were not still tenuously connected to the mainland by a low, sandy peninsula. (I’ve always wondered how often that peninsula…

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Sunset Bluffs, Pacific Coast | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sunset Bluffs, Pacific Coast | G Dan Mitchell Photography Late-autumn sunset light on California coastal bluffs south of San Francisco.Sunset Bluffs, Pacific Coast. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Late-autumn sunset light on California coastal bluffs south of San Francisco.My recollection of this photograph is that I had gone to the coast between San Francisco and Santa Cruz on this late-autumn evening partially because I had heard that people I knew were meeting up there to photograph…

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Cloud Shadows and Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Cloud Shadows and Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography Cloud shadows on the surface of the Pacific Ocean off of Point Reyes National Seashore.Cloud Shadows and Fog. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A cloud shadow on the surface of the Pacific Ocean off of Point Reyes National Seashore.This is a rather subtle landscape or seascape photograph, perhaps to the point of minimalism. I made it on a foggy afternoon along the interior of Drakes Bay at…

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Edge of the Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Edge of the Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography Light at the edge of a Pacific Coast fog bank on a summer evening.Edge of the Light. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Light at the edge of a Pacific Coast fog bank on a summer evening.By this point I am quite familiar with this coastline below California’s Monterey Peninsula — I’ve been visiting almost continuously since I was a child and my parents took the family down…

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Garden Gate | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Garden Gate | G Dan Mitchell Photography An entry gate to the Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon.Garden Gate. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.An entry gate to the Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon.Some years back our youngest son and our daughter-in-law lived in the lovely and quirky city of Portland, Oregon. Since it is (just barely, if you have a lot of endurance!) a one-day drive from the San Francisco Bay Area we managed to get up there…

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Detail, Palace of Fine Arts – Fine Art Photography Article

Detail, Palace of Fine Arts Detail of a small section of the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.Detail, Palace of Fine Arts. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Detail of a small section of the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.Perhaps I was channelling my inner Atget when I made this photograph a few years back. I was wandering around San Francisco with a camera — a favorite activity in non-pandemic times — and I ended up…

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Pacific Shoreline, Point Reyes | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Pacific Shoreline, Point Reyes | G Dan Mitchell Photography Rugged Pacific Ocean coastline at the furthest end of Point Reyes.Pacific Shoreline, Point Reyes. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Rugged Pacific Ocean coastline at the furthest end of Point Reyes.This photograph is literally of “Point Reyes,” as in the actual “point” after which the national seashore is named. It is a remarkable location in many ways. This peninsula extends a good distance out into the Pacific Ocean,…

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Waterfall and Pond, Japanese Garden – Fine Art Photography Article

Waterfall and Pond, Japanese Garden Waterfall, pond, and trees in a quiet Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon.Waterfall and Pond, Japanese Garden. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Waterfall, pond, and trees in a quiet Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon.Some years back we used to get to visit Portland, Oregon somewhat regularly when we had family in the area. (Our youngest son lived there for a few years.) Portland is a rather unique place, especially in the central core. I…

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Surf, Rocks, Clearing Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Surf, Rocks, Clearing Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography Morning fog begins to clear over rocky islands along the Pacific coast.Surf, Rocks, Clearing Fog. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Morning fog begins to clear over rocky islands along the Pacific coast.One of my habits is, when possible, to head for the Pacific Coast sound of Monterey early in the morning, especially on days when I think that there will be coastal fog and it will likely…

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Featured Photographer Michelle Manson | Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

Featured Photographer Michelle Manson | Waterdog Photography Introducing Michelle Manson!  Michelle is an underwater photographer in Northern California whose images depict the unique marine environment of the temperate pacific waters along the California coast.  Originally from Arizona, she was certified to dive in 1992 and has been shooting underwater for more than 20 years. Like many photographers, Michelle became really interested in what she saw and loved underwater and wanted to share it with everyone around her.  Her interest may…

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