fototaker in San Francisco - Vision of an Artist

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****To the two individuals who stole my Canon EOS 70D, fitted with a 18-135 EFS IS Canon lens, and my Manfrotto tripod on 2 Dec 2014 just outside Chinatown/North Beach in San Francisco. I understand it's the holidays. I understand there's many who don't enjoy the bright lights as others do. I am not rich. It takes me years to pay off some of my photography equipment. That 70D you just stole from me? Though I don't have it any longer, I'll be still paying for it for at least another year.

On my tripod is a sticker with http://WWW.FOTOTAKER.NET on the leg of the tripod.By luck, a police officer was around the corner that night so I gave him all the details of the theft. I've reported my equipment as stolen at my online equipment register. If you or anyone else takes a picture with my lens OR camera, I'll be notified that it's been used. If you sell my equipment you took, anyone who uses it will be eventually contacted by the police and questioned to find out WHERE they obtained it.

My gear serial numbers:
Canon EOS 70D s/n 022021020644
Canon EFS 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS s/n 5602006343

SFPD case 141017879 refers to this theft, so if ANYONE has information about this theft, please contact the SFPD at their non-emergency number 415-553-0123 and advise them you have info about this case. If YOU are the one(s) who took my camera equipment, I ask that you be considerate and return all that you took to any SFPD police station, no questions asked. I'll happily be paying for a camera that is again in my possession. Regardless of your actions: I wish you a happy Holiday to you and your family.****
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Thank you for visiting and viewing my imagery ~ I appreciate your coming to see my galleries and hoping you enjoy seeing my images. I'm a freelance American photographer living between Rota, Spain and San Francisco (where I am now), but with my heart in the Pacific NorthWest! I am always looking to capture details of the street, the events of our daily routines, and of Life and my little World as seen through my lens. I've got a passion for reflections, people, color, animals and yes: Black and White. I rarely retouch my images, preferring the tradition work of solid straight photography versus special effects and PS add-ons. The rare times I tweak my images is to present it as I actually saw it. I love to write also... if you read any words in the image caption, it's my words.

My images and words cannot be copied, or used in any manner or in any virtual or printed media.

You can also catch my everyday thoughts at google+ as *fototaker Sf,* and my very many older (not recent work) imagery and calendars at http://bit.ly/19uGZXn. I love hearing from viewers of my imagery and would love to hear what you think of my work. "Talk" to me by sending *email* to fototaker at gmail dot com

I have many calendars available including team calendars of America's Cup which can be viewed at http://bit.ly/18rl4Qh Please tell me if you like them! I would love to know what you think!

I am a full-time photographer. If you need a precise and understanding photographer for your wedding, event or just to capture your Life for a brief few moments, please contact me. I travel and have a passport, and have been to Australia, the UK, and other locations as an honored photographer to capture someone's special moments; I'd love to be your photographer ~ let's talk!

Galleries

The Colors of Sunset & Sunrise

Updated: Mar 04, 2015 12:01pm PST

Spanish Scenes and My Travels Through España

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Updated: Mar 02, 2015 11:55am PST

LOOK! You'd be surprised at the delights missed by NOT SEEING

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Updated: Mar 01, 2015 12:32pm PST

Places I've Seen (and EnJoYed!)

and YOU will too!!!

Updated: Feb 28, 2015 9:09am PST

Rota Dia de Andalucia

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Updated: Feb 28, 2015 7:42am PST

the Vision of fototaker

Updated: Feb 25, 2015 12:11pm PST

The Beauty of Buildings and Architecture

Updated: Feb 24, 2015 12:56pm PST

Gorgeous in Gray Tones

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Updated: Feb 24, 2015 10:24am PST

Carnaval in Rota!

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Updated: Feb 23, 2015 4:07am PST

Panoramics - W I D E looks GREAT

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Updated: Feb 21, 2015 7:01am PST

Reflecting Views

Whether created by Nature or Steel, Glass or some other material; Refl ...

Updated: Feb 19, 2015 10:14am PST

Textures - Nature is an Artist!

Have you seen Nature's Beauty? It's amazingly simple, often complex bu ...

Updated: Feb 19, 2015 5:08am PST

Wings, Hulls, Wheels and Propellers

Updated: Feb 17, 2015 11:53am PST

Virtual Rubbings

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Updated: Feb 09, 2015 7:50am PST

Clouds, Nature, Flora, Trees and Landscapes of Land and Water

Scenes of Green, Blue and Brown for your Eyes and mind to Enjoy

Updated: Feb 06, 2015 11:32am PST

Paws, Claws, Wings & Beaks

Updated: Feb 05, 2015 12:34pm PST

The BEAUTY of Water

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Updated: Jan 29, 2015 11:00am PST

STILL Life, Public Art and Moments to Remember

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Updated: Jan 27, 2015 11:22am PST

San Francisco and the SF Bay Area - Hills, Fog and Color

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Updated: Dec 04, 2014 10:09pm PST

My Macro-World

Often I don't even know what I'm photographing but I do know that it's ...

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 9:01pm PST

Cityscapes - Landscapes of Steel, Concrete, Bricks and Glass

Cityscapes are landscapes of steel, glass and concrete. Sometimes surp ...

Updated: Nov 15, 2014 10:14pm PST

Artnudes - The Art of the Human Body

NSFW. Human Body as Art. The fascination of artists for centuries, a ...

Updated: Aug 21, 2014 10:00am PST

Churches and Religious Art

Updated: May 07, 2014 11:41pm PST

America's Cup in San Francisco

This includes all practice sailings, also trial sailing before and aft ...

Updated: Dec 21, 2013 12:03pm PST

America's Cup Finals ~ September 2013

Images taken during the Finals of the America's Cup held in San Franci ...

Updated: Sep 26, 2013 9:32pm PST

Red Bull YOUTH America's Cup 2013

Red Bull sponsors America's Cup future sailors. Announced in San Franc ...

Updated: Sep 04, 2013 7:56pm PST

Louis Vuitton Cup 2013 ~ San Francisco

Images from 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup in San Francisco of competitors Lun ...

Updated: Aug 26, 2013 12:00am PST