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Real food vs manufactured nutrition

The Family and I are trying to eat better.  For us that means eating food that’s fresh, less prepared foods, less packaged carbohydrates, fewer refined sugars, etc.  The standard stuff you read about these days in the hippie-foodie-Michael-Pollan sort of … Continue reading

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In memory of Greg

It is with great sadness that I must share the news that my good friend Greg Junell has died.  He lost his battle with Lymphoma on Saturday morning, about 2 months after a “bone marrow transplant” of stem cells from … Continue reading

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Ships still sink

There were two recent headlines about large ships sinking in the last week:  First, a ship that ran aground on a reef in Australia or New Zealand finally broke up.   Second, a brand new, modern, huge, high tech cruise ship … Continue reading

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Construction done! Back in action!

After a 7 month remodeling job, the world headquarters of Brian Johns Photography is ready for prime time again!   The house was lifted and a new photo studio was built below! You can see the progress over the last 7 … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Steve Jobs

[editor's note:  I wrote this in August when Steve announced his retirement but I never published it.   Steve Jobs' death was announced this afternoon.] Today Steve Jobs announced he is resigning from Apple, although he is retaining his role as … Continue reading

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Osocalis photos are live!

Some photos I did last Fall for a client are now live on their new website: http://osocalis.com/ Click on the various tabs along the top and watch the pictures change.  Go buy some brandy from them!

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Library management software

I’ve always had a things for books, and photography has only increased my love of books. When it comes to photography, I love a physical print. And when it comes to physical prints, I love a luscious coffee table book … Continue reading

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Suffer for my art

This weekend makes twice in the last year I’ve been painfully bitten by bugs while doing photography. I was first bitten by a wasp last summer wile standing on a beach at Lake Tahoe at 11:00 pm. What kind of … Continue reading

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Attending Macro/Food/Close-up photo class this weekend

I’m looking forward to attending a photo workshop at Keeble and Shuchat this weekend about close-ups, macro, food, flowers, etc.   The workshop will be led by a guy named Dave Henry, who I haven’t met before.   It’s sponsored by Canon … Continue reading

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A look back at 2010

2010 has come and gone and it was a pretty good year, both personally and professionally (both the day job and the photography business.)   Here are some of the highlights: My folder for 2010 weighs in at 235 GB.  That … Continue reading

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