Oil Drilling Platform in the Santa Barbara CA Channel

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    Oil Drilling Platform in the Santa Barbara CA Channel. Ten of us docent types from Morro Bay, CA, take a 4-hour Whale Watching boat trip tour on the Condor Express www.condorcruises.com/ out of Santa Barbara, CA, to Santa Cruz Island in the Channel Islands in Central-Southern California, on Labor Day 07 Sept 2009. Organized by Rouvaishyana of the CA State Park Museum of Natural History in Morro Bay, CA. Photo by Michael "Mike" L. Baird, mike [at} mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com; Canon 5D, Canon 100-400mm Lens with circular polarizer (which made a big difference) handheld on a moving boat.

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    1. B Haist 56 months ago | reply

      that is very interesting! Must be a massive structure.

    2. GIGEO 56 months ago | reply

      I see them from the shore. Must be exciting during a storm.

    3. midnightchalk 56 months ago | reply

      thanks for adding some of your photos, this one is impressive,
      got any of wind turbines?

    4. NLportaal.NL 46 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing this picture !
      I have used it on my website www.PoMari.nl

    5. EMBARQ 34 months ago | reply

      Awesome photo, Mike! I liked it so much I included it in a recent blog post covering policy options for funding U.S. transportation projects: thecityfix.com/blog/new-report-tax-on-oil-and-gas-key-to-... Thanks for sharing it with us!

    6. mikebaird 34 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the very cool Creative Commons use thecityfix.com/blog/new-report-tax-on-oil-and-gas-key-to-... with proper attribution and for leaving a use note www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3898808431/comment7215762...

    7. Al Bredenberg 34 months ago | reply

      Mike -- I used this photo in an article -- appreciate your making this available through a CC license.

    8. mikebaird 34 months ago | reply

      Al, thanks for the very cool Creative Commons use at news.thomasnet.com/green_clean/2011/07/11/the-transition-... of my oil drilling platform and for leaving a use note www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3898808431/comment7215762...

    9. Greeniz blog écologique 33 months ago | reply

      Bonjour
      Nous avons publié cette photo pour illustrer un article sur notre site Greeniz.com, ainsi que le permet la licence Creative Commons que vous avez choisie.
      Vous trouverez votre image ici: www.greeniz.com/blog-ecologique/article/19/les-energies-f...
      Avez nos remerciements et toutes nos félicitations pour votre excellent travail photographique.
      Cordialement
      Greeniz.com

      Hi,
      We published this picture to illustrate an article on our website Greeniz.com, as permitted by the Creative Commons Licence you chose.
      You'll find your nice picture here: www.greeniz.com/blog-ecologique/article/19/les-energies-f...
      Congratulations for your very good work,
      Sincerely,
      Greeniz.com

    10. mikebaird 31 months ago | reply

      Creative Commons use request 06 Oct. 2011 approved:
      Q: Subject: Oil Drilling Platform in the Santa Barbara CA Channel | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
      www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3898808431/
      in a website for Max-Viz (Enhanced Vision Systems - infrared technology that helps pilots see at night and in bad weather) on our "Maritime Applications" page.
      Can I do this for free if I credit you? How do you prefer to be credited?
      Any information is very helpful. Thank you very much!
      Kirby
      Kirby Kauffman
      Mirror Studios, Inc.
      3700 Woodland Drive, Suite 100
      Anchorage, AK 99517
      907.245.8888 office
      907.245.8890 fax
      kirby {at] mirrorstudios d o t com
      A: Kirby, that's fine. Thanks for asking.
      www.flickr.com/people/mikebaird/#credit answers every question ever asked about using one of my photos under Creative Commons (CC) Attribution: How to attribute, access full-resolution versions, how to link back to the image page, and how to please comment on the image used linking to your use.

    11. mikebaird 12 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the Creative Commons use
      www.automotivespace.it/ferrari/finalmente-gli-incentivi-o...
      and for leaving a use note
      www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3898808431/comment7215763...
      of my
      Oil Drilling Platform in the Santa Barbara CA Channel

    12. llowellw 12 months ago | reply

      Great image, thanks for the CC license! I used it for a post on my blog with full credits to you and a link back here. thesubjectiv.com/bQ

    13. mikebaird 9 months ago | reply

      22 July 2013 permissions use note:
      Yes, your proposed use is approved as long as the source is attributed. I wish you the very best success in your project!
      I have attached the signed form you requested.
      Only if you have questions, you can refer to my boilerplate below: Thanks for asking to use this image. www.flickr.com/people/mikebaird/#credit answers every question ever asked about using my photos under Creative Commons (CC) Attribution: How to attribute ("Mike" Michael L. Baird, flickr.bairdphotos.com), access full-resolution versions (view all-sizes), how to please link back to the image page, and how to please comment on the image used, linking to your use in a comment. A physical or electronic copy of the work product containing my image (or tearsheet from) is always appreciated if practicable. "Mike" Michael L. Baird, mike@mikebaird.com, 2756 Indigo Circle, Morro Bay, CA 93442-1586, USA, (805) 704-2064
      Only if you wanted to use an image without attribution of some sort, I ask for a one-time payment of $50, preferably made via PayPal to mike@mikebaird.com (I can send a PayPal funds request upon request) or Mail a check to Michael L. Baird, 2756 Indigo Circle, Morro Bay, CA 93442. USA
      The highest resolution (3423 x 2281) original is already online at
      www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3898808431/sizes/o/
      your 300 dpi is a meaningless specification w/ giving physical dimensions... pixel height and width is more descriptive.
      !Best Success! "Mike" Michael L. Baird mike[at]mikebaird d o t com flickr.bairdphotos.com (805) 704-2064.
      See attachment ref www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3898808431/sizes/o/
      *****
      On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 8:22 AM, ijurgensen wrote: Good Afternoon, I am contacting you on behalf of Urban Green Council, a nonprofit environmental organization based in New York City. We are the New York chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and we are currently working on a new education program called GPRO: Green Professional Building Skills Training. Our program consists of a series of trade specific classes that teach building professionals about green and sustainable practices. You can find out more about our program at www.gpro.org. We would like to use an image found on your website at:
      www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3898808431/sizes/z/in/pho...
      in our materials for the course Fundamentals of Green Building. It would be used to illustrate oil drilling. The specific image I am inquiring about can be seen in the attached document. We are hoping to obtain (1) a signed permission form as well as (2) a high-resolution version (300 dpi) of the photo for printing. A photo permission form is attached. If you are willing to grant permission to use this photo, please return a copy scanned by email to ij@urbangreencouncil.org, by fax to (212) 514-9381, or a hardcopy to the address below. Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information or any questions you may have. Thank you kindly for your time. Best regards, --
      Ian Jurgensen, GPRO Intern, Urban Green Council, U.S. Green Building Council of New York, 20 Broad Street, Suite 709, New York, NY 10005, ij[at}urbangreencouncil d o torg urbangreencouncil.org

    14. mikebaird 5 weeks ago | reply

      CC use request 3/18/2014 approved:
      Q: Mr. Baird, I am unfamiliar with the procedure to acquire permission for the use of an image that you placed on Flickr. I noted there was an image of an oil drilling platform attributed to you at www.flickr.com/photos/72825507@N00/3898808431/in/photolis.... I am a geologist with the US Geological Survey and am preparing a paper that examines the use of barite in drilling mud. Your photograph would make a great addition to the publication. I was hoping that you would allow me to use it at no cost. I will attribute the image to you in the manner you prefer. Thank you Don Bleiwas, Supervisory Minerals & Materials Specialist, Global Minerals Analysis Section, National Minerals Information Center,U.S. Geological Survey, P.O. Box 25046, Mail Stop 750, Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, CO 80225, voice: 303-236-5200, fax: 303-236-4208 e-mail: bleiwas{at}usgs d o t gov minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/
      A: Don, yes that's fine, thanks for asking to use www.flickr.com/photos/72825507@N00/3898808431/
      www.flickr.com/people/mikebaird/#credit answers every question ever asked about using my photos under Creative Commons (CC) Attribution: How to attribute ("Mike" Michael L. Baird, flickr.bairdphotos.com), access full-resolution versions (view all-sizes), how to please link back to the image page, and how to please comment on the image used, linking to your use in a comment.

    15. Atascaderocoachsam 4 weeks ago | reply

      Nice photo Mike. I am going to the Channel Islands in May. Any tips or advice?

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