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Photos of Tuna Harbor Park at Night

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Last night I walked around Tuna Harbor Park to play with the settings on the Rebel T3I camera and see if I can get some nice photos at night. I have often wondered how the photographers take those shots in the darkness and come out with a soft glow and reflective water. The artistic mastery of some of the photographers have always astounded me. The P mode is the Program mode offers an opportunity to make those special pictures. It does not allow for the same creative adjustments you might find in some other modes but appears to adjust appropriately for aperture and shutter speed. It may be the amateur’s way of adjusting to the conditions without knowing all of the other camera functions. Take your tripod as keeping the camera absolutely still is necessary in a slower speed to avoid a blurry picture. The pictures were taken at the bay and Tuna Harbor Park. The park was built to give honor to the fishing industry of San Diego and the Navy’s sailors. Located at the end of th

The San Diego Museum of Art Hosts World Culture

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The San Diego Museum of Art offers a wide array of ancient art for patrons to ponder and wonder about. As one of San Diego’s oldest museums it is host to at least a quarter of a million visitors a year who come to understand its representations of life. Within its vaults, it holds the cultural treasures of items from 5,000 BC to modern artistic works. An array of world society can be found in a single building and can be traversed within two hours or less. In its earliest form, the modern San Diego Museum had its beginning in the Panama-California International Exposition held in Balboa Park 1915-1916. Original planning for the building started through the civic and business leader Appleton S. Bridges around 1922. The Fine Arts Society was formed in 1925 by merging the San Diego Art Guild and the Friends of the Art to manage the new museum. The Museum offers education programs for children and adults. Providing information in Spanish and English a wide swath of local people