If you’re given a 75F day in November and the home town team is playing in the World Series, you must go out and take more photos of the landmarks lit with royal blue lights! Click on any image to enlarge Opened in 2010 as a replacement to the Paseo Bridge, the Bond Bridge is […]

And also my posts from this trip to San Francisco… On Today’s Date in the Past: Giant Green Anemone California Sheephead Yellow Butterfly on a Yellow Flower

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 […]

Back in May, I had to travel to Orlando for work.  The hotel hosting my conference was booked the first night, and I ended up staying at a Marriott full of vacationing families, far from any other options.  While it was a bit of a lonely existence, I did get a chance to work on […]

It’s been a hectic holiday season.  We were in Phoenix for Thanksgiving.  There were only three weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, and our house was wonderfully full of family for Christmas and New Years.  The only night I had a chance to head down to the Country Club Plaza and photograph the lights, […]

Have you heard the expression, “down but not out”?  I kept thinking of that expression as I walked around the Plaza on an unseasonably warm, sunny day this weekend and turning it around to “out, but not down.” The Plaza Lights were turned off for the season on January 15th, but are still hanging from […]

When the Plaza lights go off tonight, it marks the end of the 83rd year that they’ve illuminated the lovely Country Club Plaza during the holidays.  While flurries swirled around me in the cold wind last Saturday night, I quickly snapped this shot from the roof of a parking garage near the Giralda Tower on my […]