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Hill 88, GGNRA

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area includes many scenic areas which used to be controlled by the military.  From Fort Cronkhite, located in Marin County, you can hike to the summit of Hill 88.  This hike will reward you with spectacular … Continue reading

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Tourist shot of the day: Fort Point, San Francisco

The surf is up by Fort Point.  A great day to be a tourist in San Francisco.

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01.19.2017: view from Sausalito

Got pounded by a storm yesterday, this was the view of San Francisco the next morning.

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01.01.2017, San Francisco

San Francisco makes the transition to 2017, viewed from Marin County.

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Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge

It’s about 1.25 miles between the anchorages at either end of the span.  This video almost covers that in around 35 seconds, (I speeded up the video), meaning we’re traveling about 120 miles per hour.  Hard to believe.

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Great photograph by John Schoenwalter

I recently celebrated a birthday and I received a card with this wonderful picture on it.  I dare you to look at this picture and not smile.

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The Crack Between Worlds

Actually, it’s just another sunset over the Pacific, viewed from the Marin Headlands (just north of San Francisco).

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Soothing Greenery

Just looking down on some kind of water plants, blowing in the wind, somewhat manipulated to create a loop.  Not that it matters, but filmed with an iPhone in Point Reyes National Seashore…

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Scenic views from Yosemite

A couple of scenes of the view of Half Dome taken from Glacier Point, followed by a scenic vista from near Inspiration Point (a short hike above Tunnel View).  Freshly filmed from about 10 days ago!

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Tunnel View (Yosemite), Nighttime

The most iconic photo destination in Yosemite National Park?  Certainly the most visited, at least during the daytime, but at nighttime the crowds dwindle.  Time lapsers open their apertures, lengthen their exposures and crank up the ISO.  I’m the crazy guy in the … Continue reading

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