Most of January has gone by in the blink of an eye, and I haven’t posted anything new.  So much for starting the new year with good resolutions! Getting back into the swing of things, here are three shots of the Golden Gate Bridge from less traditional angles. What do you think?  Do you have […]

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 […]

A few more traditional shots of the San Francisco landmark bridge. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Golden Gate Bridge Photo #1.  View of the Golden Gate Bridge before crossing over into Marin County.   Golden Gate Bridge Photo #2.  I don’t know what these flowering bushes are, but they smelled […]

If you have visited Alcatraz, the island penitentiary about a mile off the coast of San Francisco, you might have heard a tour guide talk about how painful it was for the inmates to see and hear the sounds of San Francisco just out of reach.  When I last toured Alcatraz, I experienced what the guard […]

The Pigeon Point Lighthouse was built in 1871 and is the tallest lighthouse on the West Coast of the US.  The point is named after the ship Carrier Pigeon that wrecked in this spot in 1853.  Unfortunately, the lighthouse was closed in December 2001 when its rusting cast iron walkways and collapsing brickwork made it […]