Monday, August 31

Alley Way

{11mm; 1/40s; f/4.5; ISO100; 08/16/09: This was taken in Marin, I believe in Saulsalito before the kayaking with the Harringtons.}

Sunday, August 30

Biker Booty

{13mm; 1/100s; f/7.1; ISO100; 08/22/09: This was taken in the Mission on Liliac St off of 24th St. The whole alley had murals on the garage doors like this one.}

Saturday, August 29

BART Escalator

{11mm; 1/25s; f/2.8; ISO200; 08/13/09: Taken in the Glen Park BART station. I really like the reflection and the lines.}

Friday, August 28

The Grinder

{50mm; 1/30s; f/2.8; ISO200; 08/27/09: Taken in the lab while my boss was cross-sectioning a part. It is that green thing inside the puck of epoxy. The spinning thing is a grinder, aka a wet wheel with sand paper.}

Thursday, August 27

Toothpick Sculpture

{50mm; 1/100s; f/1.4; ISO100; 08/09/09: Taken at the MOMA. Gotta love the modern art sculpture.}

Wednesday, August 26

Early Girl Only $1.00/lb

{50mm; 1/200; f/3.5; ISO100; 08/08/09: Taken at the Alemany Farmer's Market. Just more classical food pr0n.}

Tuesday, August 25

Blurred BART

{11mm; 1/8s; f/10; ISO100; 08/23/09: This was taken on our way downtown to see Ponyo. I really like to blurred train background. I think I am going to try to get some more of these. The other thing that is nice is the light trickles down through the middle open section, and makes for nice diffuse beams.}

Monday, August 24

2am Club

{11mm; 1/250s; f/7.1; ISO100; 08/15/09: Taken in Mill Valley after hiking in Tenessee Valley for the day. We got some great Mexican food just around the corner.}

Sunday, August 23

Leopard Warrior Princess

{11mm; 1/125s; f/7.1; ISO100; 08/22/09: Deep in the Mission there is a very small alleyway called Lilac, and they have an art group that does amazing murals. You will be seeing more of them in the coming days/weeks. If anyone is in the city and wants to walk this cool alley, it's right next to the 24th and Mission McDonalds.}

Saturday, August 22

Bay Area Rapid Transit

{11mm; 1/400s; f/9.0; ISO100; 08/20/09: I was waiting for Liz to come down to the East Bay after work on Thursday, and I thought I would take a picture of the BART for Al. He mentioned that he misses the public transport systems of New York, and liked seeing the Muni train the other day. BART is a very nice system, I just wish the people on the peninsula and in Marin would get over themselves and extend the system.}

Friday, August 21

Peppers of Many Colors

{50mm; 1/200s; f/2.2; ISO100; 8/9/09: Taken at the Alemany Farmer's Market in San Francisco. I love taking pictures of the foods at the market. They are so colorful.}

Thursday, August 20

Body Exhibit at MOMA

{50mm; 1/60s; f/2.8; ISO200; 08/09/09: This was taken a few weekends ago at the MOMA. They had this weird/interesting ongoing exhibit which had different sculptures representing the body in different ways. This wall of hexes had a very skin/intestine/wrinkles feel to it and made very nice shadows with the light. There was also a huge room sized transparent multi-chamber representation of breathing.}

Wednesday, August 19

Shadow of the Pole

{12mm; 1/320s; f/7.1; ISO100; 08/16/09: This was shot from the hip and taken on the way to the Ferry Building. I will get the alignment down someday...}

Tuesday, August 18

The Bay Bridge

{11mm; 1/1000s; f/7.1; ISO100; 08/16/09: This was taken from the Ferry Building in San Francisco while on the way to go kayaking with the Harringtons, Anne, Liz, and Tom.}

Monday, August 17

Miwok Trail

{13mm; 1/60s; f/9.0; ISO100; 08/15/09: Taken on our hike in Tennessee Valley this weekend. I was using a polarizer and gradient color filter that Dave let me borrow. I've been thinking about getting the same setup.}

Sunday, August 16

Rodeo Beach

{16mm; 1/1600s; f/8.0; ISO200; 08/15/09: This is Rodeo Beach just north of San Francisco. We were on a hike on Saturday in Tennessee Valley.}

Saturday, August 15

Commute Stop

{11mm; 1/400s; f/9.0; ISO100; 08/14/09: I took this on my way home from work this Friday. The commute sucked, 1.5hrs to get home...but at least I took the time to stop and take a couple of pictures.}

Friday, August 14

Venting Nitrogen

{11mm; 1/80s; f/2.8; ISO200; 08/10/09: Upon return to the lab for my water bottle, I saw the nitrogen tanks being refilled on the shipping dock. After the guy was done, he had to vent the nitrogen gas that builds up in the truck's tank.}

Thursday, August 13

Diagonal Lines on Mission

{11mm; 1/250s; f/11.0; ISO100; 08/10/09: This is as wide as she goes. I like the diagonal lines, but I wish that I had taken two steps to the left so that I could use the light to blot out the sun. Ahh, you can't win 'em all!}

Wednesday, August 12

Richland Bridge and Muni

{16mm; 1/250s; f/3.2; ISO100; 08/10/09: This was taken from the Richland Bridge looking down upon San Jose Ave which is split by the Muni (I think J line, but Bri will prob. correct me). This was more from my first session with the wide-angle.}

Tuesday, August 11

Blurred Sexy Reflection

{50mm; 1/125s; f/1.8; ISO100; 08/09/09: Taken on the steps of the MOMA of my sexy lady Liz. She was wearing a very cute dress and has been getting honked at lately on the streets.}

Monday, August 10

Richland Bridge - Column

{16mm; 1/50s; f/14.0; ISO100; 08/10/09: To christen my new camera I went out for a walk around my house during the last hour or so of sunlight. This is the bridge that is just outside of my house. This camera has such an amazingly wide angle of view, that I have to rethink how I frame things now.}

Sunday, August 9

Small Flower Garden

{50mm; 1/250s; f/8.0; ISO100; 08/08/09: Took this on the way to the Farmer's Market on Alemany. I just liked the colors and the shadows.}

Saturday, August 8

Water Faucet Flower

{50mm; 1/2500s; f/4.0; ISO100: On the way to the Farmer's Market with my lover awesome Liz. Who is pushing my keys to
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Friday, August 7

Red Flowers

{50mm; 1/160s; f/3.2; ISO100; 07/25/09: I really like how the spines go from ultra sharp to fuzz in this picture. I've been feeling rather uninspired with my photography lately, but I am getting a new wide angle lens (11-16mm f/2.7 even lower ISO night shots!) this weekend or early next week, so I'm sure you will be seeing something new and interesting soon.}

Thursday, August 6

Dolores Park in the Spring

{50mm; 1/250s; f/9.0; ISO100; 06/27/09: It's been very foggy lately, thought this would be a nice reminder.}

Wednesday, August 5

Old Steering Wheel

{50mm; 1/200s; f/2.2; ISO100; 07/26/09: Same car, another view.}

Tuesday, August 4

Garden Sculpture

{50mm; 1/320s; f/2.5; ISO100; 08/01/09: Found this head sculpture in a flower bed in the sidewalk near my house.}

Monday, August 3

Cacti in the Shade

{50mm; 1/800s; f/3.5; ISO100; 07/25/09: This was taken in Jeff and Sara's backyard porch area. They have all of these beautiful succulents, I had to take a few pictures.}

Sunday, August 2

Old Chrome

{50mm; 1/1600s; f/2.5; ISO100; 07/26/09: Sorry about missing a day, I've been trying to lay low after getting my wisdom teeth removed. This is another picture from the old car out front of Cameron's pub.}

Saturday, August 1

Kite for Surfing

{50mm; 1/250s; f/13.0; 07/26/09: Close up of the kites that are used for the surfers.}