I feel awkward when strangers are in my view finder; therefore, I take it when they are not looking. Might have been more story-telling if I took this shot at their eye-level. Next time. Advertisements
These bottlebrush flowers are blooming all over the city now, though they might bloom all year around. Once I referred it as toilet brush flower, my friends appropriately pointed out it was bottlebrush flower. Well, toilet brush can be colorful!
Mission Dolores is one of the tourist attractions in San Francisco. On weekends, bus loads of folks are visiting the church. It was built in 1776: The oldest original intact Mission in California and the oldest building in San Francisco. The Old Mission is beautiful inside and thought it would make a good grayscale conversion. […]
These are not homes of Alamo Square or Pacific Heights or Lombard Street, but they are equally picturesque. It was getting too dark and lighting is not good here, so maybe a candidate for touch-ups.
Used my macro lens to capture some close-ups. Great to see details of raindrops and leaf characteristics.
Sub 70F weather in San Francisco continues. After busy days before and after Thanksgiving, it’s a perfect winter day to sit down outside and have some wine.
I knew there were some kind of big bird in and near the Golden Gate Park, because I’ve seen one flying around. I did not know what bird it was until I shared the photo on Facebook. Apparently, red-tailed hawks have been spotted in urban areas, so I suppose it’s not that rare to see […]
Hipsters. Bohemians. However you address them, they make a scene. I was walking around the Panhandle near Golden Gate Park and Height Street yesterday and had to take a shot of him walking away. So cool!
This was not an interesting photo in color as it was taken in a dark afternoon from an Amtrak seat and there was too much blur and noise all. I turned this into grayscale and played with noise level a bit. Still not clear but the trees in the foreground stand out much better than […]
Gamla Stan Christmas Market 2012 opens this Saturday, Nov 24 in Stockholm. This photo is from two years ago when I roamed around Stortorget sipping glögg in a crisp cold evening.