Images © 2012 Steve Bissell/SANTA BARBARA SURFER
Fire in the Santa Barbara Channel
Last Winter I entered the “Pain Palace” to finally take care of a bad knee that begged for attention. Doctor Gainer and all his miracle worker bees did their magic, and I entered the last, very painfull recovery phase that should last about three months or more. The plan is to shoot pain free for the first time in years, and really enjoy this gift that God gave me, and to share with all of you all of the colorful discoveries my Nikkor crystal glass can toast to…let’s go see what’s happening out there friend…together…
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Music: The Ohio Players “Fire”
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»wrote on 04.20.12 @ 07:23 PM
Wow, How come I always enjoy your pic’s more than anyone elses, So beautiful, the lighting so dang great, Thanks Steve, hope you are getting better!
»wrote on 04.20.12 @ 08:12 PM
Well done dad, keep shooting those photos a legend never dies
»wrote on 04.20.12 @ 09:47 PM
Summer will be here soon….we need an ocean for Colorado lol
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 01:44 AM
AMAZING!!!! Steve, as always, beautiful shots, perfect music, no one does it better than you! Thanks for sharing your art with us!
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 08:07 AM
One after another amazing beautiful life captured so perfectly perfect for us, thank you Bissell!
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 10:53 AM
Yea Steve,amazing! So sharp and crispy!
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 11:02 AM
i loved it grandpa!!! we all enjoyed it. good job! you are a very talented man. love you - kiefer and the rylanders.
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 11:30 AM
Steve you rock it. We need to have lunch together w/ your beautiful awesome daughter. Warts hugs ~ Karen
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 11:37 AM
Steve - Very good and classic - reminds me of your old pics. Especially the people-on-the beach shots - my favorites. Thanks for a fine show (perfect song too). Hope you are having a speedy recovery.
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 11:37 AM
Sick!!! I love your work. Keep the fire burning.
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 12:43 PM
Phenomenal images Steve O!
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 05:29 PM
Always enjoy your slide shows and I’m still amazed after 40+ years of watching them. Hope you have a speedy recovery!
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 10:56 PM
You are one of the sickest bastards I know, and this latest slide show shows the world the far reaches of your insanity! Beautiful imagery my friend, I think your finally getting it!
»wrote on 04.21.12 @ 11:56 PM
Awesome shots Steve. Great slideshow! Look forward to many more! Please keep them coming!
»wrote on 04.22.12 @ 08:05 AM
You still got it!! AMAZING as always! Good to see you’re still in the groove
»wrote on 04.22.12 @ 04:10 PM
Steve…. as always…muy bueno !!
»wrote on 04.22.12 @ 05:11 PM
Steve - These shots are breath-taking! You are one talented man. THANK YOU for sharing and I wish you a speedy recovery!
»wrote on 04.23.12 @ 04:48 AM
Great images Steveo. Get some good pain pills for that knee recovery. Buon Dia from Uruguay.
»wrote on 04.23.12 @ 09:45 AM
Brother Steve, always good to see your art work,from william tell to fire in Santa Barbara,Diablo boy’s are proud of you,keep in touch hermano,speedy recovery.
»wrote on 04.23.12 @ 02:59 PM
Really enjoyed, amazing work. Looking forward to your next.
»wrote on 04.24.12 @ 07:24 AM
Beautiful work Stevo, I really enjoy it, here in Panamà we miss you.
»wrote on 04.24.12 @ 10:30 AM
Once again…..perfection!!! You are sooo talented.
»wrote on 04.24.12 @ 10:39 AM
Forgot to mention—-hope your knee feels better with each day…..abrazos to all.
»wrote on 04.24.12 @ 07:39 PM
Hey Steve, another great show but still waiting for a better venue. We need to see it on the big screen. PERFECTION!!! PS lets get some lunch when your knee is feeling better.
»wrote on 04.25.12 @ 03:35 PM
Atta boy, Steve-O…still in the groove, we see! Buena suerte with the “rodilla”...
»wrote on 04.25.12 @ 06:48 PM
Chu got it mang! I never even see this stuff in a dream. What the hell is going on inside that head of yours? Keep marching.
»wrote on 04.26.12 @ 07:21 AM
It is always refreshing and heart-warming to see that your creative mind is still at work. Panama was a Eutopia and an inspiring place to grow up which I believe might have been the binding force behind what made you the professional you continue to be today. great work of beauty. I hope your recovery is quick and painless.
Thanks for continuing the dream.
»wrote on 05.09.12 @ 07:05 PM
I have several of your photos on my walls from the old days and so glad to see the new ones.
Love again and careful with the knee!!
»wrote on 05.10.12 @ 10:58 PM
Awesome job grandpa!! These are some beautiful shots!
»wrote on 02.10.13 @ 02:35 PM
Steve, found your site, Great site,thanks,Grady
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