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Tough Times in California

                                Santa Barbara Chapel, Randsburg California The first time I caught a glimpse of Randsburg California was in Paul Sample’s depression era painting Celebration. The … Continue reading

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Ocean Waves

In 1937 Ansel Adams said: a great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed. Continue reading

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Zig-Zag Modern at San Diego Gas & Electric

The architectural style we all know as Mid-Century Modern has its roots in pre-war Berlin and if you want to follow the logic backwards to the absolute beginning you’ll find Walter Gropius at the headwaters of this design idea as … Continue reading

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