Constructed to display fine art during the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, the Palace of Fine Arts is one of the only remaining structures from the Exposition.  Today it is a popular spot for tourists, weddings, and portrait photographers. I’ve always wanted to photograph it at night, and I’m so glad I had the […]

The one night I had free to practice night time shots in San Francisco, it was cold, windy, and foggy.  That’s to be expected in the City by the Bay year round, but it seemed especially so the night I was out with my tripod. On Today’s Date in the Past: Fostering Kittens:  Peek-a-Boo More […]

Often confused with its iconic cable cars, San Francisco also has some pretty cool street cars.  (On a side note, so do Lisbon and New Orleans.) Cable cars run on steel rails with a slot between the tracks where an underground cable runs at a continuous nine miles per hour.  Cable car drivers cannot power the […]

This image didn’t turn out as well as I would have liked.  It was freezing cold and the wind was relentless, so this was the best I could manage.  I hope to get another shot at the Golden Gate Bridge at night some time soon. Regis Vincent has some amazing photos of the Golden Gate Bridge, along […]

With beautiful St. Patrick’s Church in the background, this is what spring looked like during a recent trip to San Francisco during a brief walk through the Yerba Buena Gardens. On Today’s Date in the Past: Skinny Rule #19:  Sleep Right Loose Park on Prom Night You Might Also Enjoy: Other Church Posts Other Spring […]