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|| News Item: Posted 2000-07-28

News & Notes
By Robert Hanashiro

Mangin Photography Golf Tourney Results

The second annual Mangin Photography Open took place on July 1, 2000 at Boundary Oak Golf Course in Walnut Creek, CA. There were 52 participants in this years tourney who played in a blind-bogey format. Ron Riesterer of the Alameda Newspaper Group had the lowest gross score with an 80.

Kevork Dejansezian of AP Los Angeles was the big winner with a net score of 54. Alan Greth of Contra Costa Newspapers turned in the grossest score of the day by shooting a gross 164. That's hard to do. Check out the rest of the results by visiting the official website:


Photo by Rod Mar

Photo by Rod Mar
Mar Addition

The Seattle Times' super sports shooter Rod Mar has a new addition to his family.

Damon Hoover Mar was born on 6/28/00 and tipped the scales at 7lbs 4oz, 20.5" long.

Rod confides: "Damon, I don't know where that came from (and) Hoover is my dad's name (he passed away last September)."

"Little D-Man is doing great. Evyn (18 mos.) is being a good big sister. She can say "baby" and worries when he cries."

Congrats to Mia and Rod!!!


Political Convention Info


Republican National Convention (Philadelphia): Canon will be in Media tent 2 space #203. Our hours will be 10 AM to 8 PM Monday through Thursday and we will stay late Thursday until everything is done. We will be doing clean & checks, light repairs and limited equipment loan.

Democratic National Convention (Los Angeles): Canon will be in the LA Convention Center, space 203A. The hours and services will be 10 AM to 8 PM and they will be providing the same services as the RNC.



Nikon will be providing equipment loan and remote camera service at both the RNC and the DNC. Hours will be from 10 AM to 8 PM. Nikon will not be providing equipment cleans and checks or repairs on site.

More Convention Info:
Here are a few helpful websites for photographers covering the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions:



While admittedly it is NOT Canon's answer to Nikon's D1, a couple of internet reviews of the new D30 indicates that there maybe a silver lining for those shooting DCS520/D2000 digital cameras.

Rob Galbraith's essential digi-news site has a lengthy review of the D30 with the photojournalist and sports shooter perspective.

A more technical look at the D30 can be found on Phil Askey's "Digital Photography Review" site at:

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