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Fog Bows on Twin Peaks, San Francisco

I made it to the top of Twin Peaks on a foggy morning and had terrific views of the city. North towards the Golden Gate Bridge: South towards the San Bruno Mountains: And luckily I encountered another fog bow, as … Continue reading

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Presidio Pet Cemetery, part 2

The Presidio Pet Cemetery has been covered with a section of bridgework, leaving most of the graves in deep shade. This new roof will kill all the vegetation, leaving this a baren little plot. Seems a shame, but it is … Continue reading

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Fleet Week Air Show, Sunday from the Golden Gate Bridge

I went to the Golden Gate Bridge on Sunday to shoot the last day of the Fleet Week Air Show. This was certainly a different perspective on the aerobatics: the stunts take space in a three-dimensional space, and this new … Continue reading

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Fleet Week Air Show practice, Hyde Street Pier

I caught some of the air show acts practicing for the Fleet Week Air Show; it was a happy coincidence that my wife and I were down there to speak with the Balclutha’s staff about an event. The next two … Continue reading

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Paddle Boarding at Fort Point

Fort Point lies directly under the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. The Park Service opens up the fort several days a week, and it’s well worth a visit. The architecture is wonderful, and the views of the bridge, the … Continue reading

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de Young Museum and the Moon, Golden Gate Park

I was biking past the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park when I spotted this great alignment of moon and museum tower. The problem with this shot is that because of that essential alignment, I couldn’t frame the tower … Continue reading

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Tour de Fat 2010, Golden Gate Park

This year’s Tour de Fat was during a heat wave, on a hot, sunny day. I rode my daughter to the park on the Xtracycle and hooked onto the tail end of the parade. The parade is special because it … Continue reading

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Grandview Park, San Francisco, Part 2

I climbed up to Grandview Park for the first time in several weeks, and timed it just right to catch the sun breaking through the fog. I love these stairs, partially because they aren’t just an access mechanism to the … Continue reading

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Dolphins off Fort Point, a Regatta off the Marina

A pod of four dolphins has been hanging around San Francisco, ranging from the Marina, out the Golden Gate, and around by Seal Rock. At least, that’s where I’ve been seeing them for the last several weeks. I have to … Continue reading

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Presidio Pet Cemetery

The Presidio Pet Cemetery lies in the shadow of Doyle drive near Crissy Field, and is the finally resting place for the pets of military families posted in the Presidio when it was an active base. With the rebuilding of … Continue reading

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