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Mount Tamalpais

May 6, 2011

4-701-99  stock photo of California, Marin County, Mount Tamalpais State Park, Hiker on ridgeWarm summer days bring an offshore marine fog layer that sits off the coast of San Francisco, sometimes nestling up onto the flanks of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County…

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Snow on Mount Diablo

March 19, 2011

5-147-4  stock photo of California, Mt Diablo, View of snow capped Mt DiabloSnow in the San Francisco Bay area is a rare occurrence; every few years there’s a dusting at the higher elevations…

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Container Crane and Crescent Moon

March 11, 2011

8-471-13  stock photo of California, Oakland, Inner HarborIndustrial photography has always fascinated me. Even though much of my early work was in landscape and nature photography, I discovered that the same principles apply when approaching a man-made subject…..

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Grass

November 16, 2010

1-61-32  stock photo of California, San Francisco, Crissy Field, GGNRA, Golden Gate and grassesHow to show the Golden Gate Bridge and not make a cliché? This was the question as I documented the newly restored Crissy Field along the San Francisco waterfront for the National Park Service…

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Fort Point and the Golden Gate Bridge

February 20, 2010

8-720-66  stock photo of California, San Francisco, Fort Point beneath Golden Gate Bridge
Directly underneath the landmark Golden Gate Bridge, hidden from the view of the steady stream of daily commuters and tourists, lies a surprising and secrete treasure – a Civil War era brick and mortar fort built to protect the San Francisco Bay from unknown invaders, and now an unlikely tourist attraction……

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Waves

January 29, 2010

2-221-20 stock photo of California, San Francisco Bay, Waves

This timeless and tranquil image of waves was selected by the book designer for the title page of my San Francisco Bay book…

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Photographing the Golden Gate

January 20, 2010

4-526-27  stock photo of California, San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge from Baker BeachBeneath the gnarled pines of the headlands of the Golden Gate, rank upon rank of whitecaps roll in across the Pacific Ocean. With a muffled roar they spend themselves in a surge of foam on the rocks and sands….

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California State Parks Funding Initiative

January 18, 2010

4-701-99  stock photo of California, Marin County, Mount Tamalpais State Park, Hiker on ridgeCalifornia’s 278 state parks are in trouble. Funding has been cut several years in a row. Now several citizens’ groups have joined together with a proposal for the November 2010 ballot to raise money for the parks from an annual $18 surcharge on vehicle license fees….

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Saving the Bay documentary on PBS

October 15, 2009

2-410-925  stock photo of California, San Francisco Bay, Angel Island State ParkProducers Ron Blatman and Miles Saunders have put together a masterful 4-part HDTV documentary on the long story of Saving San Francisco Bay. Parts 3 and 4 air tonight Oct 15th at 8pm on KQED TV in San Francisco (repeated on Sunday). Don’t miss it.

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New Sources of Travel Photography

August 31, 2009

1-62-78  stock photo of California, San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge roadway

In 2008 over 16 million people visited San Francisco and most of them had cameras. Many of them also saw the Golden Gate Bridge and posted their tourist photos online…

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