This closeup image of rusted gears is from the museum section of Mission San Gabriel (California). The gears are part of an antique grape crushing machine (manually operated). The origins of today’s California wine industry go back to the missions, where the padres grew grapes and made wine. (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/2.8, 1/13 sec, ISO 400, museum interior/low light, handheld)
Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (July 2013)
Winner of “Inside the Museum” challenge in Absolute Clarity group (August 2013)
Featured in Low Light Photography (27 December 2013)
Featured in International Women’s Photography (13 August 2013)
Featured in Monochrome in Color (4 August 2013)
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