San Francisco’s Hidden Photography Jewel

While having dinner on Friday, a friend mentioned to me about this huge photography collection/museum that he read about recently.  A huge warehouse in San Francisco that was supposed to house thousands of photographs and, while not a official museum, be open to the public.  At first I thought he was joking, but after a …

2010 Banff Mountain Photo Competition Open

A friend forwarded me an email announcing that the 2010 Banff Mountain Photo Competition is now accepting submission (now through April 30, 2010). I have never submitted any photos to this competition, but this is the 15th year it is being held and the competition regulations PDF show that it does not seem to be …

The List: 2009 in Photos

Happy New Year! I hope that you rang out 2009 with a bang.  As has become tradition for me, here is a list of sites showcasing 2009 in photos with some comments on favorites of mine: ABC’s Year in Pictures 2009 I know two of the people in photo #4… BBC’s Reader’s Picture Roundup, 2009 …

Eastern Sierra Fall Color Update IV

This is most likely the last Fall Color update for the year.  As I was leaving Lee Vining this afternoon, the wind was blowing hard and a storm front was moving over Yosemite.  I suspect that the few remaining large clusters of Fall Foliage in the Eastern Sierra will have been pretty heavily stripped by …

Eastern Sierra Fall Color Update III

After a last minute decision on Friday night, and verifying that the passes were open, I was up at 4:30 am this morning and driving off the the Eastern Sierras for one more fall trip.  This time with the Mrs. as a much needed weekend detox for both of us. Earlier this week we had …

Photo: Blue Angels Over San Francisco

This weekend is Fleet Week here in San Francisco, which means the Blue Angels are in town.  The above photograph was taken in 2005 during Fleet week.  If you’re in the Bay Area, check out the Fleet Week schedule, the Blue Angles will be flying around 3-4pm.  A few great places to photograph the Blue …

Eastern Sierra Fall Color Update II

Previously, I did an update of the Fall Colors around Bishop from my travels of the area over the past two days.  Today was the last day in the Eastern Sierra and a few more updates on additional areas: Rock Creek: highest elevations close to peak or past, many trees loosing leave up near Mosquito …