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02/52 – Sunset Cliffs, Ocean Beach, California

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02/52 – Sunset Cliffs, Ocean Beach, California. This is another of my favorite places to shoot engagements and family photos, but be careful, the bluffs can be slippery (so not really suggested for small children and kids)! Sunset Cliffs is a large, long stretch of beach that stretches along the Pacific Ocean, offering a variety of sandy beaches and rocky …

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01/52 – Windansea Beach, La Jolla, California

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Since my surgery in 2014, the new year always brings a time of retrospect and opportunity to challenge and improve myself in some ever-so-slight, difficult, yet achievable way. I’ve quit smoking, retooled my priorities and completely eliminated sodas (the latter of which has been the hardest) in a quest to take small little baby steps towards a better quality of …

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Nice Shot! How a Photographer Captured a Once-in-a-Lifetime Image of Lightning

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As an evening storm lights up the sky near Wood River, Nebraska, about 413,000 sandhill cranes—tall, bugling, crimson-capped birds—arrive to roost in the shallows of the Platte River, which is fed by the aquifer. PHOTOGRAPH BY RANDY OLSON, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC This shot happened on my last night on assignment. I was working on astory about the Ogallala Aquifer near Wood …

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Van Gogh Masterpieces Reimagined with Spellbinding Tilt-Shift Effect

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Vincent van Gogh is renowned for his Post-Impressionistic paintings, depicting open air scenes with lush color and swirling movement. Using Photoshop, Redditor melonshade has reimagined some of the artist’s masterpieces, blurring the backgrounds as if filtering the works through a tilt-shift lens. The digital technique appears like a modern cousin to the hyper-stylized aesthetic of the Post-Impressionism movement, warping sharper shapes …