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San Luis Obispo, CA

Mario Ruiz is an experienced freelance news photographer and journalist based in San Luis Obispo, California. A veteran of 10 years, Mario is available for assignment on the Central California coast, Los Angeles, or San Francisco.




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I discovered a great "stock" photo site the other day. Unsplash is a royalty free stock photo site with no strings attached. Pick from a curated set of images. And it's not the cheesy, trite, stock images we're all used to seeing, they're good looking images. I won't use any on my personal site, but on off-shoot sites, sites for friends, or in presentations this then unsplash works great! Not very much inventory to choose from, but there's something there for a variety of uses.

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