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Roaming the Tenderloin

I know the Tenderloin isn't the most photogenic, or safest, neighborhood in San Francisco. But it borders Civic Center, where I often go to photograph the government buildings and walk up and down Market Street. [...]

May 14th, 2021|

Sunday Afternoon in Martinez

I've visited Martinez many times because it's close, the downtown is picturesque and uncrowded (especially on a Sunday afternoon), and all the picture-worthy sites are within walking distance of each other. Incorporated in 1876 (!), [...]

April 28th, 2021|

Weather Makes the Difference

Before heading out early last Sunday morning, I listened to the local news. The weather report said it would be a warm day, but the Golden Gate Bridge was very foggy. I've photographed the [...]

March 30th, 2021|

One Environmental Portrait

Very early last Sunday morning, I walked to the end of Pier 14 in San Francisco. It's a good spot for capturing the city skyline, and I've done that many times. On that day, I [...]

March 20th, 2021|

Dog Shows How to Pose

Walking along the Embarcadero last Sunday morning, I came to a small grassy area near the Cupid's Span sculpture. Dogs were playing on the grass, and one, a Vizsla, whose name, I found out later, [...]

March 9th, 2021|

Finally, Some “Bad” Weather

We finally had a rainstorm last week—we need the rainfall—and one result was ground fog the next morning. I saw it on my morning walk when I reached the top of a small hill, so [...]

January 31st, 2021|

Walking the Embarcadero

For my Sunday morning outing, I went into San Francisco to walk the Embarcadero. More and more often, I'm heading  into the city, because it provides the most variety of subjects and the most photogenic [...]

January 23rd, 2021|

A Pleasant Surprise

My initial destination last Sunday was the Legion of Honor, which is a good subject, but the light didn't cooperate. It was overcast and the flat light didn't make for a good architectural photo. At [...]

January 14th, 2021|

The Impact of Shallow DOF

I tried to think of a good analogy for what it was like to capture this image. I was trying to nail focus on the eyes of a very active, constantly moving child, using a [...]

January 5th, 2021|
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