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Paul Wellman

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A Visual Report of Rainy Tuesday

Photographs from around Santa Barbara.

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High Winds, Downed Trees, Some Rain So Far

Noon report from around downtown Santa Barbara.

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Surprise Family Reunion at Giovanni’s Pizza on Coast Village Road

Owner of 32 Years Honored Weeks Before Closure

Owner of 32 years honored weeks before closure.

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The Friendship Paddle Sets Off on Saturday

This Year They Help Cameron Benson and His Family

This year they’re helping Cameron Benson and his family.

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And Then There Was One

Cypress trees downed along the 101 through Montecito in February storm.

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Paddling for Ethan

How I Got Involved in This Weekend’s Friendship Paddle for Our Colleague Ethan Stewart

How I got involved in this weekend’s Friendship Paddle for our colleague Ethan Stewart.

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Steve Malone: 1949-2015

Photographed Santa Barbara for 43 Years

Photographer Steve Malone spent his life capturing the essential moments in the life of our town.

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VIDEO: Jet-Setting with the Breitling Team

Indy Photographer Paul Wellman Soars Over Pt. Mugu Ahead of Weekend Air Show

Indy photographer Paul Wellman soars over Pt. Mugu ahead of weekend air show.

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Citrus Psyllid Predator Released in County

Bug v. Bug War Continues Against Disease

Bug v. bug war commences against disease.

Channel Swim Postponed

Midnight start delayed due to rough seas.

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Scene in S.B.

Father Gideon Paints a New Face on the Holy Resurrection Church

Father Archimandrite Gideon spent up to 14 hours a day for three days repainting the Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church.

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One Killed, One Injured in Lower Eastside Fire

Blaze Kept to Small Structure in Quarantina Street Storage Yard

Blaze kept to small structure in South Quarantina Street storage yard. UPDATE: Injured person identified as Justin Mezey.

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Parking Cop Sideswiped by RV Fleeing Ticket

Officer in Serious Condition; Driver Arrested After Returning to Scene

A Santa Barbara parking enforcement officer is in serious condition; driver arrested after returning to scene.

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Inside and Outside Neverland

New Photographs from Michael Jackson's Compound

As the world mourns, here are new photographs from Michael Jackson's compound.

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Condors in the Hand

Photos of California Condor Checkup Day at Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge

Photos of California condor checkup day at Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge.

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California Condors Close-Up

Fresh Photographs from June 11 Trip Deep into Condor Country

Fresh photographs from June 11 trip deep into condor country.

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Whale Makes Scene in Harbor

Boats Get Up Close and Personal with Young Gray

Photographer Paul Wellman was there this weekend when a California gray came to call.

Our Best Fest Photos

Red carpets at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival can be a photographer's heaven or a shooter's nightmare.They're a little bit of both for Indy photographer Paul Wellman. But he keeps delivering the hottest shots of the festival, so we're presenting this constantly updated slideshow of his images for all of our online readers to enjoy.