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Entries in Fun (10)


Dream Car

As usual, Kathy and I were very excited that the day of the annual Uptown Whittier Car Show had finally arrived. We were out very early and I quickly decided that the first car I wanted to photograph was this beautiful Chevrolet Bel Aire. The owners son sleeping in the passenger seat seemed to take all of the excitement in stride. Never stirring once even with all the noise my DSLR's shutter and mirror were making right next to the car door.

Temporary Parking

The Space Shuttle Endeavour in repose while awaiting the funding and construction of it's new exhibit space at the California Science Center at Exposition Park in Los Angeles.

The Phantom of the Midway

I decided to take my neice Alexandra and her boyfriend Josh to San Diego for the weekend. We had a great time on the USS Midway aircraft carrier museum in San Diego harbor. I have been to the Midway a few times before, but this time we explored parts of the ship I had never seen including Pri-Fly and the Bridge.

I was sorry to hear the fireworks display in the bay went so badly this year. Nobody hurt but I understand all of the fireworks went off at once and the show was over in 12 seconds. Apparently about a thousand people had paid for viewing spots on the Midway's flight deck.

Pictured behind us in this fisheye / facebook style shot is an F4 Phantom II fighter / bomber which like all of the aircraft on the Midway has been wonderfully restored. A great day and a lot of fun.


Walk on water

Walk on water, originally uploaded by big_pixel_pusher.

It had been raining really hard for about an hour in Chicago's Millennium Park. Me, my backpack, tripod and camera were huddled under the umbrella I decided to bring with me on a whim. As the rain tapered off to nothing, I saw this little boy go running through what had been a very still giant puddle that had accumulated between the two lighted towers of the Crown Fountain. I thought the reflections were particularly interesting. It took some strategic maneuvering by his dad to recapture and return the kid to dry land. Walk on the water whenever you have a chance. That's my advice.


The Jacks

The Jacks, originally uploaded by big_pixel_pusher.

Front porch display


Luxor Pool Vertorama

Luxor Pool Vertorama, originally uploaded by big_pixel_pusher.

The pool at the Luxor way after closing time. The wind was really blowing those palm trees around. Not the best conditions for shooting HDR's. I love how you can see the top of the pyramid and the light beam in the building on the upper right.


Oooh 3D!

Oooh 3D, originally uploaded by big_pixel_pusher.

This guy was on a banner advertising the release of Toy Story and Toy Story 2 in 3D!


Endless Summer

Endless Summer, originally uploaded by big_pixel_pusher.

One last ride before summer ends.


Fly Powell Peralta

Fly Powell Peralta, originally uploaded by big_pixel_pusher.

Whittier skatepark -11 years old - Old school Powell Vato Rat board - He pulled it.


Lucky Lady II

Boeing B-50 Bomber, the Lucky Lady II was the first aircraft to fly around the world non-stop. They utilized the then just developed technology of air-to-air refueling. I'm not sure where the Planes of Fame Museum aquired the aircraft. I do know I have seen the rear section against a hanger wall but I've never seen the wings which must be huge!

Lucky Lady II