Category Archives: Santa Paula Activities

High Above Santa Paula with the Oddfellows

I had been looking longingly at the scaffolding on the Oddfellow’s Clock Tower for  what seemed like months.  What was going on up there?  I mentioned to Paul Skeels and Carlos Juarez that I would love to climb up on … Continue reading

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Progress on the SP Portrait Project at SPTC

I was asked to photograph the actors in the Backstage at the Santa Paula Theater Center production.  The show was Bugs.  Very dark but I did not know that when I showed up to shoot the cast.  The title Bug … Continue reading

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Hurling Pumpkins at the Santa Paula Rotary Pumpkin Patch with the Trebuchet

Weekends in October in Santa Paula mean the Santa Paula Rotary Fulkner Farm Pumpkin Patch This year Chris Wilson built a Trebuchet to hurl pumpkins about 200 feet.  He got the plans from a photo provided by Guy Cole.  He … Continue reading

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“Negative Sky”

The title is in quotes because it is the title of a new book.  I went to the book launch party last Saturday night.  It was printed by my friends at Lettre Sauvage.  Click on this to jump to their blog … Continue reading

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The Joy of Dyslexia

Can’t have a post without a photo.  Here’s “Bill Mensing’s Router”.  You might say it’s a lathe or a planer.  Don’t bother me with that.   Over the 4th we were talking about the uke, the banjo and a band called … Continue reading

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Balloon and Bank on Main Street in Santa Paula

On Monday morning I came into work at the gallery about 7 am and was greeted by this photo op. Dan Harding was photographing the balloon for a shot with the Clocktower in the background.  I chose to shoot from … Continue reading

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