Lives in United States Orange County, CA, United States
Works as a Personal Trainer
Joined on Dec 23, 2010

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  • So now being in your early thirties makes you too old to enter? Have you ever had to hit rock bottom to find your passion?

  • Thank you for your kind words John.  I am not giving up photography and will keep pushing myself.
  • I apologize for the late reply; right now things have been hectic.  I will have to search for the color image but it is not processed.
  • Created discussion thread Subjected To The Rain
    For the past few days it has been raining and these are the objects subjected to its liquid.
  • Created discussion thread My Father's Garden (Still Life)
    My father loves to garden and I decided to capture a single flower.  I choose this flower based on symmetry, contrast, and texture.
  • Created discussion thread Drawing A Line In The Sand
    The lighting was not optimal but I couldn't help notice the wet sand and the lines it creates. Drawing A Line In The Sand
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    Thank you for this valuable piece of information.  Unfortunately I need to find a way to get Photoshop without the CC too.  This is going to be an expensive investment that I am trying to raise ...
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    Daedalus2000 thank you for providing another great insight; I was thinking the same thing about burning the highlights even more just like you did.  Did you use Lightroom?  Now that I have the ...
  • Replied in Some Edits
    I went back and did some small edits After - Burned the highlights to the right Before I decided to experiment and do a crop to tighten the image up a bit however I am unsure if this adds impact.
  • Replied in To Daedalus2000
    I do not mind the constructive criticism at all; I will go back and work on the right  half.  For that section I can burn the highlights in Aperture.
  • Replied in To Rodrigue
    I am glad you liked this image Rodrigue; I am thinking of submitting this for a contest and adding it to my portfolio. Maybe I should post more of these since I have a couple more. The lighting was ...
  • Created discussion thread Zen
    I wanted to capture something simple but carried meaning.  I'm sure this figure needs no introduction but when I took this image the contrast and texture stood out.  So I decided this represents ...
  • Created discussion thread My Father on Thanksgiving
    For privacy reasons I did not want to post a portrait of my father's face so I decided to play with contrast, light, and symmetry.
  • Created discussion thread White Orchid
    Orchid Despite the low light and high ISO I knew there was something special
  • Replied in Curious
    I am curious does anyone think this is an image someone would buy?
  • Replied in RedFox88
    That is a rock
  • Replied in Scott
    I do have the space that is for sure Scott
  • Replied in HuntingSand
    Thank you for providing valuable feedback.  When I took this photograph the weather was not in my favor but given how long it took me to drive to this spot I decided to make the best of it.  My ...
  • Replied in Scott
    I am glad you liked the photograph Scott; I am entirely self taught.  To be honest I didn't know how this would turn out when I was taking it.  Do you think 24 by 36 is too much?
  • Created discussion thread As The Rush Comes
    Taken in Southern California
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