Photographers

Writes InMenlo contributing photographer Laura Hamilton: “I had a chance to walk around my old stomping grounds Thursday morning. It was a chilly 23 degrees outside. Sunny but sooo cold. This California-based mama was cold! I can’t believe I lived here as long as I did! Chicago will always have my heart but California is now home.”

Photo by Laura Hamilton (c) 2020

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Capturing Filoli’s holiday splendor with new Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

A few months back I upgraded to the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max primarily for its new camera system. The new system includes three separate cameras and lenses which provide three different focal lengths. Apple calls them wide, ultra wide and telephoto. Note: It’s ironic with today’s technology that this small handheld device includes three […]

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40-year Woodside resident Jim Milton roamed town with camera in hand

We stumbled upon Woodside resident Jim Milton when the 40-year resident was profiled in the town’s newsletter. His photography caught our attention, and we visited him at his Coldwell Banker office in Menlo Park. Jim explained that he’s been interested in photography at least since high school, which, at the time, was nurtured by a […]

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Capturing the beauty of Menlo Park in the fall

InMenlo contributing photographer Frances Freyberg was out and about in Menlo Park and captured these lovely images of the fall trees at and surrounding the Allied Arts Guild. Photos by Frances Freyberg (c) 2019

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Photojournalist Rucha Chitnis addresses “Decolonization in Action” on Nov. 4

From a Maori town reviving its language to Native Americans claiming their ancestral land, photojournalist Rucha Chitnis has met women leading change, and shares their compelling narratives in words and in pictures. She will share stories, photos, and her debut film project at the Menlo Park Library on Nov. 4 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. […]

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Photographer Mark Tuschman’s immigrant-focused exhibit moves to new location

Menlo Park-based photographer Mark Tuschman is taking his Immigrants are US: Photography and Stories of Courage and Resilience to All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Palo Alto the weekend of September 13. For the past year Mark has interviewed and photographed  over 100 immigrants from the undocumented, to those seeking asylum, to DACA recipients, and finally, to […]

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Remembrances of 9/11 shared by local residents

Atherton resident and InMenlo contributing photographer Laura Pitchford spent a month in Ireland this summer. While there she photographed the Garden of Remembrance in Kinsale (pictured above). “[It] was dedicated by an Irish woman who had worked as a nurse in NYC for most of her life and had nursed many of the firefighters who […]

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Photographer Marc Silber focuses on unleashing creativity in new book

In many respects, the seeds of photographer Marc Silber’s latest book, Create: Tools from Seriously Talented People to Unleash Your Creative Life, were sown at Peninsula School in Menlo Park. “I spent my entire childhood there,” he said, recalling how his father, a doctor at Dibble Hospital [now SRI] during World War II, had bought a plot […]

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Learning the “Language of Black and White” photography at a workshop in Santa Fe

I’m just back from a weeklong workshop titled “The Language of Black and White” held at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. Taught by Cira Crowell, the week involved a deep dive into the key aspects of black and white photography — a genre that I’ve come to appreciate and enjoy very much. Cira (@ciracrowell) is […]

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Point Lobos State Natural Preserve is a wildlife wonderland

InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most spent the 4th of July visiting Point Lobos State Natural Preserve which is just south of Carmel. Here’s a description from the state website to set the scene for the wonderful photos of sea birds and sea life he captured there that day: “Point Lobos State Natural Reserve is outstanding […]

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Photographer Larry Calof is featured artist in June at Portola Art Gallery

“Learning to Fly,” a collection of photographic images of various species of owls, including Snowy Owls, as well as other birds by Larry Calof of Atherton is the featured exhibit at Portola Art Gallery in June.. The exhibit features images printed on canvas and aluminum, as well as pieces printed on traditional archival paper. A […]

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