Four years ago, I started this blog as a 365 project.  I pushed myself to take and post a photo a day throughout 2012 in order to make time to pursue a hobby that interested me.  There were some days without posts in 2015.  Okay, sometimes it was longer than that.  Yes, I’m looking at […]

After studying up on night photography and giving it another go, I was bummed that the red paper lanterns weren’t lit in Chinatown the night we wandered over to that part of town.  It’s just not the same during the day time, but here’s my favorite shot of my trip back the next day. On […]

With its antique lanterns, benches, and ornamental handrails, Pier 7 always reminds me of Paris.  And, because it doesn’t have either the action or the awareness of Pier 39, it’s much less trafficked.  Here are three photos of San Francisco‘s most beautiful pier as I continued to work on my night shots in the City […]

Like most European cities and towns, Lisbon, Portugal has narrow, cobbled streets.  But unique from, say Amsterdam or Paris, Lisbon’s narrow, Lisbon’s topography includes hills on par with San Francisco’s. The Bairro Alto neighborhood expanded from the original city center in the second half of the 15th century in response to the social and economic growth […]