Category Archives: Photography

Have Kayak, will shoot

Shoot photos, that is. Redding photographer Jim Duckworth jumps in his kayak to get up close and personal with the beautiful scenery and wildlife to be found in the Northstate. Here are some samples of his work. We are blessed … Continue reading

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Grandson, 3 years old, upon finding a deceased dragonfly in the swimming pool. “Why did it die?” “Everything dies, eventually”, my reply. “Why?” “Well, that’s a good question.”

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Jury Duty for Federal Court in Sacramento

Citizens of Redding supply jurors for federal cases held in Sacramento. Perhaps you have received a similar summons, as did the lovely Karry recently. Showing up on a Monday at 8 am is problematic, being a 165 mile drive south. … Continue reading

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Bike to the movies in 1940 Redding

While surfing at the Library of Congress website, I came across images of the Cascade Theatre in Redding from 1940. This available .TIF image is remarkably high resolution for an online photo. I wondered what it would look like zoomed … Continue reading

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Images of the Redding Rodeo 2016

My friend Joe Munoz was kind enough to lend me some of his images from the 2016 Redding Rodeo here at my Really Redding blog. His grandson is the brave Mutton Buster seen here. Unlike some photography that freezes the … Continue reading

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Redding Rodeo 2016 captured like none other

I’ve never seen better photos of the Redding Rodeo than these from photojournalist Matt Cohen: Amazing! You may need to be logged in to Facebook to see the entire album. Well worth your viewing! Rodeo is tonight and tomorrow. Astonishing … Continue reading

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Mouse in the pool

Redding mouse secures refuge on a makeshift island consisting of a pool sweep float. As found this morning. Presumably it was an anxious night for said rodent. Click to enlarge and then see what you think is going on in … Continue reading

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Phantom Falls near Oroville

Curating this here. I ran across this image on Reddit yesterday from user SonOfOnett. I don’t think I’d ever heard of Phantom Falls. Click to enlarge. This year all the local waterfalls are running strong. I was talking to a … Continue reading

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A Japanese Maple in Redding

In my backyard in Redding, actually. A few fall images I captured, taken at different times in the day. CLick any to slightly enlarge. Lovely Fall colors. Just another thing to be thankful for, on this Thanksgiving 2015.

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Mt Shasta gets light cloak of snow

A gentle dusting signals our Fall season. The mountain has looked stark and barren all Summer. This light snowfall is so very welcome. The Toyon berries above are still more orange than red. But Fall has begun. Let us hope … Continue reading

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