Yosemite Tunnel View

July 19, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I took a quick family trip to Yosemite a few weeks ago. We visited many of the Yosemite Valley icons, including Bridlevail and Yosemite Falls in the morning, spent some time at the museum in Yosemite Village, and picnicked near the Merced River for a late lunch. Afterwards, we drove an hour up to Glacier Point for the fantastic view (future post),...
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San Francisco View from Grand Hyatt hotel

July 18, 2016  •  2 Comments
Last week I spent a beautiful summer day doing a photowalk through San Francisco. I did some online research on great photo spots in the city, and learned from another photoblog about the fantastic view from atop the Grand Hyatt hotel. The post was from a few years ago, and stated the view was from a restaurant on the top floor, for which the photo...
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San Miguel Mission Church, Santa Fe, New Mexico

March 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Santa Fe is a wonderful city for photographers. The quality of the light and thin air at elevation produce deep, saturated colors of landscapes and architecture. The city is know for its distinctive photogenic pueblo and Spanish architecture; some of the other highlights include the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, the Palace of the G...
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Cathedral Beach Sunrise, Yosemite

January 30, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
On a Meetup trip a few years back, our group of shutterbugs spent a glorious few days shooting sunrise and sunset shots of Yosemite icons. The location here is Cathedral Beach, which is named for two rocky spires nearby- Cathedral Spires- which resemble the twin towers of a Gothic Cathedral. The beach is easy to miss as it is marked by a small sign...
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Great Wall of China

January 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, and wood that winds for more than 5,500 miles across China from Dandong in the east to Lop Lake in the west. Complete with guard towers & walkways, the wall was opened in 206 B.C. as protection from raids and invasions fr...
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