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There are 18 galleries spanning six themes defined below: animals, flowers, places, plants, sceneries and others. Each is listed with a brief description and date of upload. To view a gallery, click on the image name or the gallery name.
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  Prouncing Cheetahs  
 Prouncing Cheetahs 03/06/2004
Cheetahs are a member of the cat family and are known by their extra-ordinary speed and stealth when they hunt. They can accelerate from 0 to 60 in under 3 seconds, which is faster that most muscle cars of today.
  Giant Pandas  
 Giant Pandas 12/14/2003
Giant pandas are mammals in the bear family and is native to small regions of China. Although their diet is 99% bamboo, they occassionally enjoy honey, eggs, fish and roots. There are around only 2000 pandas left in the wild and conservation efforts have been made to make sure they will still be around into the forseeable future.
  Endangered Koalas  
 Endangered Koalas 11/30/2003
Koalas are marsupial herbivores native to Australia. They were hunted close to extinction for their prized furs until recent. They are now being replenish via breeding programs from zoos around the world.
  Red-shanked Duoc Langurs  
 Red-shanked Duoc Langurs 11/23/2003
Duoc Langurs consist of 3 species; Red-shanked, Black-shanked, and Gray-shanked. The images here are of the Red-shanked type, which can be found at the San Diego Zoo. They are native to Southeast Asia with a declining population since they are food for the natives.
  Birds of Paradise  
 Birds of Paradise 08/24/2003
Flying creatures all around us.
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  Mum Festival  
 Mum Festival 11/09/2003
Chrysanthemums are a genus of about 30 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, native to Asia and northeastern Europe. The pictures here are from the Mum Festival at the San Diego Wild Animal Park.
  A Rose for You  
 A Rose for You 08/17/2003
A dozen roses for you.
  Colorful Orchids  
 Colorful Orchids 07/06/2003
Colorful orchids.
  Flower Bunches  
 Flower Bunches 06/29/2003
Beautiful flower bunches.
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  Muir Woods  
 Muir Woods 10/12/2003
For those who dreamed of a quiet place to take a walk and see the beauty of nature, Muirwoods would give that experience. Giant trees and sunlight spilling through the folliage make for colorful photographs.
  San Diego County Fair  
 San Diego County Fair 06/22/2003
Some pictures from the popular San Diego County Fair.
  Santa Catalina Island  
 Santa Catalina Island 06/08/2003
A trip to Santa Catalina Island off the shore from Los Angeles.
 Disneyland 06/01/2003
How about some pictures from the happiest place on Earth?
  Majestic Grand Canyon  
 Majestic Grand Canyon 05/25/2003
One of the seven wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon leaves all visitors speechless at its beauty and quietness.
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  Exotic Fruits  
 Exotic Fruits 08/31/2003
Some strange and exotic fruits with famous ones in between.
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  Inspiring Sunsets  
 Inspiring Sunsets 11/02/2003
A collection of inspiring sunsets from around San Diego and places I've visited in the past.
  Scenic Vistas  
 Scenic Vistas 08/10/2003
Beautiful scenes all around us.
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  Our Moon  
 Our Moon 05/04/2003
A few pictures of our Moon in orbit around Earth.

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The tutorials are separated into two categories: Photography techniques and Image processing techniques. Photography techniques are suggestions to help you take better pictures in all types of environment and lighting conditions. This includes photo compositions, low light photography, portrait photography, landscape photography, macro photography and many others. Image processing techniques are similar to working in darkroom to alter images, except that we will be using software instead. You will probably get carpel tunnel syndrome instead of chemical poisoning trying to alter pictures!

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  Camera Buying Tips  
 Camera Buying Tips 10/18/2007
Are you considering the purchase of a digital camera? With a plethora of selections and features currently available, you have many choices to consider. Come on in and read some tips on what to look for at a budget you can afford.
  Photography Composition  
 Photography Composition 10/18/2007
If you have ever wondered why professionals take such great pictures; it is becaused they have master the art of photography composition and know the mechanics of their camera. This short tutorial will give you a brief glimpse into photography composition so you can turn your pictures into something more than just snapshots.
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  Photo Restoration  
 Photo Restoration 10/18/2007
Do you have a bunch of scratched, faded or water stained photographs that you would like to restore? It is possible to clean up those images and fixed it so that it can be reprinted or enlarged. Depend on how you value the image, this process can take from a few minutes to many hours.
  Photo Retouching  
 Photo Retouching 10/18/2007
This tutorial will show you how to use the clone and selection brush to quickly clean up an image. This includes smoothing out the skin, removing blemishes and other unwanted object in the image. If you have time to kill, after cleaning up the image, you can give that image a personal photo surgery.
  Photo Merge  
 Photo Merge 10/18/2007
This tutorial is more advanced than the cut out tutorial in which you will get to merge a series of photographs into one. If you've ever been to a reunion, you will notice that not everyone will be able to attend. Using the techniques described here, you will be able to make sure your reunion photograph includes everyone!
  Photo Cut Out  
 Photo Cut Out 10/18/2007
This tutorial will show you the basics of selecting a portion of an image and pasting it into another image. Only basic image processing tools are covered to get you up to speed on your photography software. Software techniques include the use of the selection tool and the use of masks.

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