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 […]

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 the Coit Tower, the Transamerica Pyramid helps define San Francisco‘s skyline.  When it was completed in 1972, the pyramid was the eighth tallest building in the world.  Its concrete foundation is nine feet thick, poured around-the-clock for three days straight. The exterior of the building is covered in crushed quartz which gives it its light […]

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 […]