Winter 2008 - Volume 12 Number 1

"Solitude" by James McCormick, MD, is a photograph of California scrub oaks in the
morning fog taken in Calabasas, CA.

Dr McCormick is an emergency physician at the Panorama City Medical Center. His interest
in photography was reawakened with the advent of digital imagery, which allows a photographer to
move both the color and black and white labs into the house with ease. Dr McCormick says that few
things make one feel as self contented as watching someone view and enjoy your work. He also
states that it affords him a very relaxing diversion from the tension and pressures of the Emergency

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