Since Fort Point was closed, my friend and I walked along the water front and what I believe is the Baker Beach Trail to reach the Golden Gate Bridge. Here are three final, random photos of the Bridge from this trip to San Francisco. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Golden […]

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 […]

Fisherman’s Wharf gets its name from San Francisco’s early days when Italian immigrant fishermen came to the city to take advantage of its rapid growth fueled by the gold rush. On Today’s Date in the Past: A Visit to a Family Farm Deutsche Kirche (German Church) Volga German Haus

Home to the oldest lighthouse on the West Coast and an abandoned prison, Alcatraz Island is now managed by the National Park Service. Each year, more than 1.3 million people visit “The Rock”, the federal penitentiary that once housed America’s most notorious criminals. Here are three shots of Alcatraz from my August trip to San […]

A seagull struts near the San Francisco Bay, eyeing me suspiciously