June 28, 2010

Rodeo Beach in the Marin Headlands


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photo by Donald Kinney

When I was a kid -- oh so many years ago, I was into black and white photography. I had a darkroom setup and I pretty much lived, breathed, and ate all things photographic. Back then I was a big proponent of black and white -- these days, although I'm digital now, I like to give it a whirl on occasion.



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And even though I did relatively little photography between the ages of 25 and 52 I never really stopped looking at things, like splashes, as if I was actually shooting them. I've always liked to frame-up subjects with my fingers -- I knew that someday I'd get back into photography.



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Rodeo Beach is a good place to clear the mind. And a good splash often will take it to another level. Sound would have been nice, but just imagine a loud and resounding "fop".



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Ah, kids... God bless 'em... Fun and excitement -- 24/7/365...


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8 comments:

photowannabe said...

Stunning action shot of the guys and that splash shot before it is a prize winner. Terrific work Don.

JoAnn's-D-Eyes said...

Thank you Don
for your always great coloured and B&W photography-blog (your blog makes me feel happy to look at!) your eye is really a pro photographers "eye". :)

Thankyou for your visit at my blog and your sweet supporting words , its so sad that I lost my dog! No words nor photo's can express my feelings,

Thanks again form JoAnn Holland

CGBlogger said...

Thats some great shot, loving the pics!

Brad said...

Love the 4 pic series of the kids and improvised teeter-totter launcher!

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Wonderful B&W photo. Very Ansel-like. Do post B&W's more often. Consider this coming from someone who long ago had his own darkroom and should do as he tells others.

Chris said...

Love the splashes. I'm going to have to get a DSLR.

AphotoAday said...

THANKS ALL for your great comments -- very much appreciated.

m e l i g r o s a said...

thats an awesome 4-shot photo :D
saw it this AM in caliber as well

heading to marin maybe monday. bolinas, bikes +ending with pizza, here i come

 
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