Category Archives: San Francisco Variations

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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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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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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The Labyrinth at Land’s End

Sounds kind of sexy, no ?  I was looking at a photo essay in the San Francisco Chronicle, something like “…the most photographed sites in San Francisco…”, and the Labyrinth (at Eagle Point, Land’s End, next to Mile Rock Beach) … Continue reading

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Dramatic clouds over San Francisco

November 2, 2015.  This was one of those days where you could randomly point the camera and get something good.  The view is from Fort Point, you can see Torpedo Wharf in the bottom of the scene.

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Greetings from San Francisco

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4th of July, San Francisco (from 5 miles away with heavy fog)

Every year I get to see the 4th of July fireworks show in San Francisco from 5 miles away, in Marin County.  this year, heavy fog obscured the view.  Here’s the view from 2011:

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Scenic view of San Francisco from North Vista Point

April 7th, 2015:  Tourists capture the moment at North Vista Point (Marin County), with the hint of a rainbow showing near Alcatraz.  Part of The San Francisco Variations, a time-lapse collection.

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