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 […]

American white pelicans are big dudes:  they are the longest bird native to North America and are second only to the California condor in terms of wing span.  Plus also, if you catch one at the right moment during his preening routine, he might look like he’s going to bite you. Click on image to […]

One of the items on my Photography Bucket List is to take a decent photograph of a swan.  I don’t think either of these attempts is much better than my previous, feeble attempts, but I’ll keep trying… Click on any image to enlarge

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” ~ Henry David Thoreau A Danish boy fishes in the waters surrounding the Kastellet in Copenhagen, Denmark.  

This guy was just chilling at the Kastellet in Copenhagen.

The world famous Little Mermaid statue was sculpted by Danish artist Edvard Eriksen.  While she’s been in this spot in Langelinje Harbor for more than 100 years, she’s had some ups and downs including losing her head three times, being covered in paint multiple times, and being blown off of her rock in 2004. Despite her […]

On Today’s Date in the Past: Amboise:  Le Chat Amboise:  The Town Lazy Sunday Morning Last Rehearsal of the Weekend