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My Blessing

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My wife, Kelly is my world. I know Father's Day is coming in a few days but this is the only

Madi & Me

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My wonderful granddaughter, Madilynn (Madi), quickly posing for her Papa. I love black & white simply because colors do not distract from the character in the photo, especially in portrait work.

In The Storm

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*WARNING* Sanity unload to follow.  You may be in opposition to my comments.  My comments may provoke, although that is not my intent.
I've never felt so furious in my life.  The majority of what I hear on social media/news is that what happened to George Floyd is a tipping point in history that demands "dialog" for change. I agree—dialog: A conversation between two persons (viewpoints).  However, what is happening is a monologue that assaults my thoughts and challenges my character.  I intentionally did not start my comment stating what happed to George Floyd was wrong; IT WAS, but to me, that acknowledgment is a weak qualifier in expressing what I am feeling.  "George Floyd was murdered, but..."  I am focusing on what happened after Mr. Floyd's murder.  With 63 years of life complete, I am confronted with a monologue each day in my electronically fused world.  I am racists because - I have "white privilege," I did not post a black square in my FB,…

Red Is A Good Color

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My niece, Alisyn stopped by today to model for me as I tried out some new LED lighting.  Ali is always a pleasure to photograph.

Sunset Love

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What a blessing it was to photograph my niece's wedding. They are a handsome couple. The sunset photo was Brandi's wish and what a perfect day we had to capture the beautiful moment.


Blue Is A Good Color

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My Facebook profile is changing all too often to the "Thin Blue Line."  I will not be tainted by the loud few because, I know that the men and women in blue are good.  Thank you to those who allow my family to work, play and sleep in peace.

Brush & Paint

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April 20, 2014 - Bolsa Chica, CA
While enjoying a walk with my beautiful wife, we came upon this man painting the scene we had just walked through.  I wish I had the talent to capture the beauty of nature with brush and paint.  For now, my camera will have to do.
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Pirates Cove, Newport Beach, CA
Phil & Cindy enjoying a day visiting our local beaches.  It has been a wonderful week of visiting.  Nebraska is too far, you need to move closer!
Gary Gionet ©2013

My Family

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Garden Grove, CA, My granddaughter, Isabelle playing flag football in a Friday Night Lights league.
Gary Gionet ©2013

Great Name For A Ship

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Seal Beach, CA, The "Isabell" transferring workers to and from the off-shore oil rigs.
Gary Gionet ©2013

Feeding Time

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Seal Beach, CA, Brown pelican's feeding near the pier.
Gary Gionet ©2013

Now You See Me, Now You Don't

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Seal Beach, CA, Animal rescue officer capturing an injured pelican.
Gary Gionet ©2013