Fort Baker

Fuji XE-1 First Photos

These were images I made during my first day with the Fuji XE-1 camera along with the 18-55mm f2.8-4 lens. I fumbled around like a complete noob. I had never felt so inexperienced at photography before but I did manage to get off a few frames worth of sharing. 🙂 One thing I have noticed …

San Francisco for New Years

Samantha and I went to San Francisco last week for New Year’s. It was an unforgettable trip for a number of reasons. Napa Valley wine tasting, good weather for SF winter standards, trying Burmese food for the first time, tasty dim sum in Chinatown, a great New Years Eve, hiking in Marin County, and meals …

San Francisco Summer Fog

On Saturday morning I met up with photographer Jim Goldstein in San Francisco. It was foggy everywhere so we went to the Fort Point area and the Presidio for a few hours to try shooting some “mood” type of shots. I wanted to get a lone fisherman silhouetted against the foggy Golden Gate Bridge but …

San Francisco

The first stop I had planned for last Thursday was Mission San Juan Bautista. The mission was only about fifteen miles north of where I was staying so I was able to get some much needed sleep and still get there early. I had never been to San Juan Bautista before and was quite surprised …

Living the California Dream

A week from now I will be driving up to Monterey. The campgrounds at Morro Bay State Park and Samuel Taylor State Park are filled up for the summer (unless you are disabled) so I have to skip Morro Bay for this season since their motel rates are quite pricey during travel season. Morro Bay …