Category Archives: Black & White

Self-Portrait: A Study of Focus

The Legion Of Honor, one of the local museums here in San Francisco, has an exhibit on the surrealist photographers and artists Man Ray and Lee Miller.  I’ve been to the exhibit several times now, and while I don’t usually … Continue reading

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Books

I love books; they are my favorite possessions.  I don’t know that I could ever stand to use a Kindle because I love books too much: the way they look and feel – the typefaces, the cover art, the varied … Continue reading

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Various and Sundry

Going through my camera a few days ago I came across some photos I’d planned to put on the blog but had neglected to download. These first two are from last May.  This hayfield, on the neighboring Luchetti Ranch, was … Continue reading

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Ocean Beach

Northern end of Ocean Beach with view of The Cliff House.  Shot on film with Canon AE-1.

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The Lost Coast

It’s been two years since I took these photos along California’s Lost Coast, but this June I’m going back.  I haven’t decided whether or not to take a camera on this next trip.  It’s such a weight burden to add … Continue reading

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Perigee Moon Over San Francisco

Shot from USF campus at Lone Mountain.  2700 block of Turk Blvd. Without a powerful telephoto lens it’s difficult to capture the moon in crisp detail as it is too bright, but for these shots I think the blurred orb … Continue reading

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The Boneyard

Welcome to the boneyard.  The final resting place of the ranch animal.  When I was a kid I remember that we used to scatter our dead livestock throughout the hills to try to avoid such a phenomenon, but over the … Continue reading

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