I thought, “Well, while I’m here…”
So, after shooting the pano of the Golden Gate Bridge, I shot this pano of one of the many batteries that guarded the entrance to the bay: Battery Spenser. Our exit into Sausalito is the Spenser exit, named after this battery which is close by.… Continue reading
I shot this pano at the entrance to the San Francisco Bay. I was standing on one of the batteries at Hawk Hill.
And here are a few shots from today’s romp in the headlands. (Click to enlarge.)… Continue reading
Today I hiked up to the top of Cavallo Point. The breeze was steady and cool, the smell of the desert plants and the wooded area was intoxicating. The camera equipment was heavy!
I shot 3 panoramas today. Here’s the first. You will notice an all-but-hidden fortification where soldiers hid behind cement sand bags to defend the port and the… Continue reading
Thanks, everyone, for the calls, voicemails, Facebook messages, emails, birthday cards and gifts wishing me a happy birthday! Who ever would have thought I would live to be this old?!!
The birthday celebration rituals began the day before my birthday with dinner at the restaurant, Paul K. As a starter, I highly recommend the seafood soup of the day––a delicious… Continue reading
Last weekend, while roaming around the headlands, we stopped by the visitors’ center (which is the Instagram that looks like a church) to get a map of the enormous Golden Gate National Recreation Area park. Sarah was working at the help desk. She happens to be a park ranger who has as one of her many responsibilities recruiting volunteers. She… Continue reading
Today we walked almost 5 miles around the Marin Headlands, 65,000 acres of undisturbed coastal headlands along the Pacific Ocean. In the 1960s, a developer purchased a significant plot of this land to develop it into subdivisions. Fortunately, his efforts were stopped, and the area is today part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It’s simply stunning!
While we… Continue reading
I have seen a handful of stunning sunsets in my lifetime. I’ve only taken pictures of one of them.
Tonight, here in Manhattan Beach, was one of the all time greats, ranking up there with the photos I shot of the sunset at Muir Beach. Once again, I didn’t have my good camera with me. I took several pictures with… Continue reading