I had a wonderful chance to visit Adobe headquarters in San Jose recently and saw a presentation by the emminent Dr. Russell Preston Brown on a “kinder, gentler approach to HDR“. I tried his techniques on a series of shots … Continue reading
As seen from Treasure Island, the Bay Bridge is the Golden Gate Bridge’s lesser appreciated sister. In the right light however, it can be very pretty indeed.
One more from 2003. Mono Lake at sunrise in late October. As I remember, it was in the high 30′s before sunrise. You gotta wanna be there.
A test post to see what settings allow scheduling a post for a specific time. The image is a previous one of El Capitan in Yosemite
A serene afternoon on the coast of California.
We went into the City on Sunday to go to a Symphony matinee and arrived early. As we walked toward Davies Symphony Hall we came to the San Francisco City Hall where a large crowd was assembled to watch the … Continue reading
A very interesting feature of the Steinhart Aquarium is a clear tunnel under a moat in the Rain Forest. Looking up, you see fish, trees, people and sky.
A selection of portraits from the Pirates Festival.
At the Northern California Pirates Festival.
Spring in northern California is heralded (for me) by the blooming of California and Icelandic Poppies. One, very natural, the other, not-so-much. Still, it means color and contrast are coming soon.
I don’t think that pup can get a whole lot bigger and still ride with Mom…. Point Lobos State Natural Reserve
Actually, just an OK Great Egret (Ardea alba). Still, it looked mah-vel-us in flight.
California Sea Otters at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.
From a short but lovely hike today in Briones Regional Park. There were 4 Kites hunting in a very small area.
Just to the north of San Francisco’s Tranamerica building lies an area called North Beach, and it has a decided Italian feel. Just into the neighborhood lies the Sentinel Building, a Flatiron kind of building on a tight corner. It … Continue reading