Thursday (25-June-2009) — California

Working at SIRNA in South San Francisco.

During the day we heard that Michael Jackson had died. That evening while looking for dinner in San Francisco we saw that the Wax Museum already had a Michael Jackson display.

Michael Jackson Memorial at the San Francisco Wax Museum. Image taken with a Nikon D700 and 16 mm f/2.8 fisheye lens (ISO 1600, 16 mm, f/2.8, 1/160 sec). Raw image processed with DxO 6.5, Capture One Pro, Topaz DeNoise, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Michael Jackson Memorial at the San Francisco Wax Museum. Image taken with a Nikon D700 and 16 mm f/2.8 fisheye lens (ISO 1600, 16 mm, f/2.8, 1/160 sec). Raw image processed with DxO 6.5, Capture One Pro, Topaz DeNoise, and Photoshop CS5.
Andrew with the Gimme Some Chocolate Bear in front of Ghirardelli Chocolate Shop in San Francisco. Image taken with a Nikon D700 and 16 mm f/2.8 fisheye lens (ISO 1600, 16 mm, f/2.8, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with DxO Optics Pro, Focus Magic, Nik Define, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Andrew with the Gimme Some Chocolate Bear in front of Ghirardelli Chocolate Shop in San Francisco. Image taken with a Nikon D700 and 16 mm f/2.8 fisheye lens (ISO 1600, 16 mm, f/2.8, 1/60 sec). Raw image processed with DxO Optics Pro, Focus Magic, Nik Define, and Photoshop CS5.

 

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Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

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