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Dr. Sanford Severin Portrait

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A Portrait of my friend and client Dr. Sanford Severin and founder of the East Bay Eye Center in San Ramon. I met Dr. Sandy due to an eye issue I was having. It was a serious thing and at one point my vision in my right eye was at risk. To make a long story short, everything turned out fine for me and the good doctor and I have been friends ever since. I've worked on his book preparing a digital copy to put on his website which I built and you can find at trienergetics.net to review. Look back later, we are preparing some videos to go on Dr. Severin's blog as well.

This portrait was shot in his office with my old Canon D40 with one light. Used Lightroom for the basics and OnOne software for touch-ups and effects.

Skip Kuebel, Photographer skiptown@comcast.net


Lifestyle Goals Designed in Adobe Spark

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Here's a social media post I put together for Sandy Severin, MD, my client and author of the books TriEnergetics and Live Longer, Live Healthier. I designed this post using Adobe Spark. Click on the embedded photo link to see the complete interactive animation. If you would like to have a promotion piece like this created for your business, drop me an email at: skiptown@comcast.net. Or, you can visit my website at: cyberislandgraphics.net where I show Graphic Design, Photography, Print Production, Branding and Website development projects. If you want more information about Dr. Severin or his books you can visit online at: trienergetics.net.

Skip Kuebel, Photographer skiptown@comcast.net

Fort Point and OnOne Software

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This is one of the many photographs I've taken at Fort Point, and the Fort Point Light underneath the Gate Bridge. It's an old Civil War army fort that guarded the entrance to San Francisco Bay. Beginning in 1852, the US government funded the construction of a chain of 59 lighthouses along the California Coast. The Fort Point light was one of 13 serving the San Francisco Bay. In 1934, The US Lighthouse Service keepers extinguished the Fort Point light for the last time due to the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. For awhile it looked like they may tear down the fort and the light to build the bridge but in the end they just built the bridge right over the top of the fort. This is a must see stop when in San Francisco.
I removed the sky with OnOne tools and then added in the dramatic sky and then color corrected all so that it would look like it belonged. The tool work really well, even over the top rail and the circular staircase grill pattern. See more at: https://www.…

California College of the Arts

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This shot is almost 40 years in the making. I went to college here when it was still called California College of Arts & Crafts. Yes, well before there were computers and most art was still done by hand. Imagine yourself back in 1970 fresh off the farm and in the city trying to learn how to make a living creating art. The faint, maybe not so faint smell of pot hung in the air. Shown above is the path to the library and the bottom picture is the administration building.

Skip Kuebel, Photographer skiptown@comcast.net

A day on The Rock

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I've lived near San Francisco most of my life and had never taken the Red & White cruise to Alcatraz, although I had always wanted too, but it never worked out. Alcatraz started out as a Civil War era fort, then military prison and finally a Federal Penitentiary, for the worst of the worst, including Al Capone, the Birdman of Alcatraz, Machine Gun Kelly and more.

When I was around 9 years old 3 convicts had escaped the island while we were visiting the city and were never heard from again. Most thought they were drowned and carried out to sea due to the cold water, powerful currents and rip tides that the bay flushes out to sea daily. But... they are not 100% sure they didn't make it. The man-hunt had always captured my imagination, so I throughly enjoyed my day on The Rock! :D I used NIK filters and OnOne software plus Lightroom on these.



Skip Kuebel, Photographer skiptown@comcast.net

USS Hornet CV-12

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Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet on Flickr

On the weekend I went aboard the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier and Museum. This was taken standing on the flight deck near the "Island" and looking towards San Francisco in the distance. CV12 is docked at Pier 3 in Alameda near the old Alameda Naval Air Station. You can visit the USS Hornet museum daily or see more at: https://www.uss-hornet.org.

Skip Kuebel, Photographer skiptown@comcast.net