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Featured Photographer Month of September 2013
I am a soon to be 65 year old, retired California Correctional Officer, who has had a long love affair with Photography as far back as I can remember.
I took my first photography class in 1961 and worked out my High School schedule in my senior year to where I was in the photography class for 3 classes a day.
After a 3 year period in the Army where I was unsuccessful at becoming a combat photographer, I opted for Military Policeman, instead of infantry. I still managed to work photography into the job when I was made a Traffic Accident Investigator for about 18 months. I returned to Photography classes again in the late 1970's at San Bernardino Valley College and later at Riverside City College.
Once I took the plunge into digital Photography a whole new world has opened up for me. I have often wondered how I could have ignored photography for so long. I still use a 4x5 Deardorff as well as a Sinar Norma but not as much as I would like. Portraits and Still life photography is where I find great pleasure, as well as some of the most inter personal anger when I do not achieve what I want to display in my photos. Plainly stated, sometimes I get it right and sometimes I don't. Photography is something that is and will be a big part of my life.
I have been a photograph and camera collector for several years and love restoring old photographs when I can.
Must be a Redlands Camera Club member in good standing. Six of your best photos, 600 pixels on the long side,(If you don't know how to resize your photos to the proper dimension, send them anyway and I will resize them for you) a short bio and a small photograph if you want one on the site. If you want me to put your web site address and/or email address on the page with a clickable link be sure to include that too. You may send everything by email to: email@example.com
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