"Photography helps people to see." ~ Berenice Abbott



Reds and Greens


‘Tis the Season.




Landscape, Tractor, California, Green, Red

Holiday Colors Marin Style





Street Photography, San Francisco, Chinatown, Portrait

Morning Stroll, Chinatown





Produce, Organic, Close-Up

Romanesco Holiday





Antique, Truck,

Old Ford Truck. Sonoma






San Francisco, Street Photography

Mission Market





Santacon, San Francisco

Santacon, San Francisco





Street Photography, Urban, Alleyway

Alleyway, Chinatown






Flower, Color,Nikon, Close-up

Agapanthus and Green





Landscape, Night Photography

Golden Gate Red





Naughty, The Mission

…Or Nice, The Mission




 Happy Holidays!





After The Rain: San Francisco





“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.”

~Jonathan Swift 






Urban, Street Photography Nikon, Color

North Beach





Nikon, City, Urban, Street Photography

Golden Gate Dog






Nikon, City, Urban, Street Photography

Washington Park Reflection





Nikon, City, Urban, Street Photography

Mission Street Mural



“All the technique in the world doesn’t compensate for the inability to notice.” 

~Elliott Erwitt




Nikon, City, Urban, Street Photography

After The Rain, The Mission





Nikon, City, Urban, Street Photography








Nikon, City, Urban, Street Photography

Red Chairs and Steeple, North Beach





Nikon, City, Urban, Street Photography

Mission Moment




“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”

~ Confucius 





Let It Rain


“Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.”

Langston Hughes




San Francisco, Nikon, Black and white, Landscape, golden gate bridge

Approaching Storm, San Francisco





San Francisco, Rain, City, Urban, Coit Tower

Coit Tower and Rain. San Francisco




“Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.”

John Updike




Nature, Rain, Close-up, Macro, Nikon

Maple Leaves and Rain, Olympic Peninsula




Nature, Macro, Rain, Nikon, Black and White

Morning Rain in the Garden, Washington




“The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow




Sydney, Rain, Landscape, Nikon, Photography

Christmas Rain, Sydney Harbor




Flower, Macro, Nikon

Petals and Rain, Big Sur




Architecture, San Francisco, City, Urban, Nikon

Rainy Morning, San Francisco




Nikon, Abstract, San Francisco, City, Rain

Secret Gardens, San Francisco



“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.”

Roger Miller



Let It Shine: Lighthouses



“Lighthouse”  by James Taylor


 I’m a lonely lighthouse, not a ship out in the night

I’m watching the sea

She’s come half-way round the world to see the light

And to stay away from me 

There is a shipwreck lying at my feet

Some weary refugee from the rolling deep

Ah, would you lose it all and fall for me?




Landscape, Lighthouse, Black and White, Seascape

Nubble Light and Clouds, York Beach, Maine




Landscape, Lighthouse, Color, Nikon

Point Cabrillo Light Station, Mendocino




Lighthoue, Landscape, Seascape, Black and white

Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Pescadero, CA



Couldn’t we shine?

I’m rolling all my golden moments into one

Like to shine like the sun for one more summer day

Shine like a lighthouse for one last summer night

Flashing on, flashing, fading away




Black and white, Close-up

Lighthouse Lens, California




Lighthouse, Color, Clouds

Elbow Cay Lighthouse, Bahamas





Well if you feel lost and lonely and don’t know where to go

And you hear this song on the radio

Or even if you’re feeling healthy and strong

You might like to sing along

But just because I might be standing here

That don’t mean I won’t be wrong this time

You could follow me and lose your mind




Landscape, Sunrise, Color

Sunrise and Lighthouse, Byron Bay, Australia




Australia, Lighthouse

Lighthouse, Palm Beach Peninsula, Australia



Off the coast of Africa

Bound for South America

A world away from here

Is a ship that sails the sea

Is a man who’s just like me

And I wish that I was there




Lighthouse Stairs, Australia

Lighthouse Stairs, Australia





Night, San Francisco



“I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.”

~Vincent Van Gogh






City, Sunset, Landscape, HDR

Sunset and Fog, San Francisco




Landscape, City, Photography, San Francisco

Twilight and City Hills




Night Photography, Architecture , Nikon, Moon

San Francisco Noir




Night Photography, City, Urban

Street Lamp




“Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.” ~Lucy Maud Montgomery




Landscape, City, Color, Night, Photography

Blue Hour Cityscape



Bridge, City, Night Photography, Color

Bay Bridge Lights



Architecture, City, Night photography

Stained Glass





“It is one of life’s bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting.”

~Lemony Snicket




San Francisco, Landscape, Color, Night photography, Nikon





To see more of my San Francisco portfolio, please click here. 




It’s All In The Details: Nature’s Patterns



“Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees.”

~Paul Strand




Nature, plants,





Ocean, Color, Patterns,

Tidal Pools, Sonoma Coast




Beach, Nature, Ocean

A Crab’s Work




Nature, Macro, Plants




“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”

~Elliott Erwitt



Nature, Macro, Photography

Gold and Green




Ocean, Black and White, Abstract,

Sea Foam, Mendocino




Nature, Plants, Color,

Red, White and Green, Sonoma Coast



 “One doesn’t stop seeing. One doesn’t stop framing. It doesn’t turn off and turn on. It’s on all the time.”

~ Annie Leibovitz



Corn, Macro, Black and White





Nature, Beach, Australia

Cliff Rocks, Australia



“Photography helps people to see.” ~ Berenice Abbott





Monochrome Moments




“To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul.”  

~Andri Cauldwell




Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Aspens, Snowmass, CO




Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Chain Bridge, Budapest



Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Portrait

Those Eyes, Ella



“For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.”

~Henri Cartier-Bresson 




Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Beach Kelp, California



Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Rope and Hull, Vermont



Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Portrait

Check It Out, SE Asia




“What the human eye observes casually and incuriously, the eye of the camera notes with relentless fidelity.”

~ Berenice Abbott




Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Beach Blooms, South Carolina



Photography, Black and White, Monochrome, Landscape, Travel

Ocean Gazing, California




Photography, Architecture, Black and White, Monochrome

High Museum, Atlanta




“I’ve been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black.”

~Henri Mattise






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