I’m rather unhappy with my photos of the Prague Castle.  Since returning home, I discovered a new tip over at DSLR Tips — be sure to switch off any anti-shake or image stabilization systems when using a tripod.  I wonder if failing to do this is causing issues for me?  Either way, I’m excited to […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lisbon‘s small, vintage trams cross the city’s narrow, cobblestone streets and steep gradients.  They were introduced to Lisbon in the 19th century, and the original cars were imported from the United States. Here is a quick shot of one of the trams at night as we walked to the Bairro Alto district for dinner.  The […]