On April 8, 2011, the Oak Knoll Naval Hospital in Oakland was demolished. Oak Knoll hospital was built during World War II for the purpose of treating American military personnel who had been [...]
I recently had the opportunity to photograph the San Francisco Academy of Art University's private classic car collection...
This is one masterpiece of a hunk of glass that is made for mounting on a tripod and getting all sorts of TLC in the form of manual tweaking...
Of the 300 nearly-identical Nike Missile sites that defended the mainland from the threat of Soviet high-altitude bombers, only one remains...
The deafening roar filled the air with every wicked strike Lincecum launched at the demoralized Texas Rangers in the final innings of game five of the 2010 World Series. Tonight was the [...]
San Francisco is glowing orange on the eve of Game One of the World Series. From the Alcatraz lighthouse to the beacon on the tip of the Transamerica Pyramid, the entire city is radiating orange [...]
Urban legends once again filled the air in casual conversation while awaiting the aerial entertainment over San Francisco bay–legends of planes going under and/or between the cables of the [...]
After reading San Francisco is Burning, Dennis Smith’s superb book of San Francisco’s reaction to the 1906 earthquake, I got to thinking. What if I could precisely line up photos [...]
Oahu is known as Hawaii’s “gathering place” due to its population and activity. Not having spent more than a day on Oahu before, I had a chance to grab some photos of the deep, [...]
The Haiku Stairs, a.k.a. the Stairway to Heaven, is a semi-secret forbidden hike on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. After hearing about the stairs, I knew it was something I just had to do--after [...]
Being a fan of 1930s Modernism and Art Deco, I always thought the terminal was a pretty cool building. Just before the closing, I poked around every little nook and cranny of the structure, [...]
When opportunity arose to see this magnificent wonderland of ingenuity and craftsmanship in detail while it was still under development, I grabbed my camera with enthusiasm. As soon as I arrived, [...]
At 246 feet, it's a tad longer than the new Airbus A380 and dwarfs the Goodyear Blimp. There are four modern Zeppelin NTs in the world, one retired, one in Japan, one in Germany, and one in San [...]
For two and a half weeks, we would set off on the adventure of a lifetime through the land of the Pharaohs, traveling by minivan, riverboat, felucca, horse carriage, hot air balloon, water taxi, [...]
A few shots from my last last trip to our nation's capital in September. Brought a backpack full of camera gear, including my new Canon 2x extender for some super-close ups of things far away. [...]
In the shadow of the state Capitol, filled with legislators desperately trying to pass a budget in a time of fiscal crisis, the most talented group of pro riders ever assembled on US soil arrived [...]