18 September 2021

A San Francisco Ramble: 18 September 2021

This ramble started in the Cole Valley neighborhood and proceeded to Tank Hill, Eureka Valley, Noe Valley, and the Mission District.

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A view from Eureka Valley.

A home in Cole Valley.

A view of the eastern side of Mount Sutro.

In Cole Valley.

A view of treeless Corona Heights Park, and to its left is Buena Vista Park.

This is the Romain Street pedestrian overpass. It crosses over Market Street and is located in Eureka Valley.

This is the fifth version of Saint Ignatius Church. The church was dedicated in 1914, and it is located on the campus of the University of San Francisco.

A view of the Cole Valley neighborhood.

On the right is treeless Corona Heights Park, and to its left is treed Buena Vista Park. In front of Buena Vista Park is small Mount Olympus Park.

Ahead are two San Francisco police and fire radio communication towers.

Twin Peaks as seen from the intersection of 23rd Street and Diamond Street.

A house in the Noe Valley neighborhood.

In the Mission District.

Here is a view from the Cole Valley neighborhood. The location is at the intersection of Alma Street and Cole Street.

This photo, taken in the Mission District, is looking southeast from the intersection of Dolores Street and 24th Street.

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"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera." Dorothea Lange 

"Photography has not changed since its origin except in its technical aspects, which for me are not important." Henri Carter-Bresson

"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer." Ansel Adams

"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." Alfred Eisenstaedt

The first volume of the San Francisco Bay Area Photo Blog contains galleries of photographs posted on the Internet between 2002 and 2011. Click Here to view those photos.

 These photographs were taken with a Sony camera.

Question or comment? I may be reached at neil@mishalov.com.

14 August 2021

A group ramble on San Francisco's Nob Hill and Telegraph Hill: 14 August 2021

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The "Walking in San Francisco for Health and History" group is being led by Howard S.







Jennie



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"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lange 

"Photography has not changed since its origin except in its technical aspects, which for me are not important." Henri Carter-Bresson

"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer." Ansel Adams

"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." Alfred Eisenstaedt

The first volume of the San Francisco Bay Area Photo Blog contains galleries of photographs posted on the Internet between 2002 and 2011. Click Here to view those photos.

 These photographs were taken with a Sony camera.

Question or comment? I may be reached at neil@mishalov.com.

03 July 2021

Images from the Point San Pablo Marina, the Richmond Harbor, the Berkeley Marina, Point Isabel, Point Molate and the Richmond Inner Harbor: May, June, July, August and September 2021.

Click on an image to view the full-size photograph. San Francisco as seen from the Berkeley Marina on 3 July 2021.

This is a view of the Berkeley Pier, with San Francisco and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge overlooking the scene. The Berkeley Pier was constructed in 1926, and it is 2.5 miles long. Public access to the pier was closed in July 2015 due to safety concerns. This photo was taken from the Berkeley Marina. 3 August 2021.

Angel Island and Sausalito are visible, as is the roadway of the Golden Gate Bridge. The quickly moving fog bank is partially hiding Mount Tamalpais. This photo was taken from the Berkeley Marina, and the view is looking northwest. 3 August 2021.

Another view looking northwest from the Berkeley Marina. Angel Island is visible on the left, and Mount Tamalpais (2,571 ft) is on the right. 3 July 2021.

San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge are becoming hidden from view by a marine layer air mass rolling in from the Pacific Ocean. Two pelicans are moving through this image, as seen from Point Isabel on 14 June 2021.

This is a car carrier ship as seen in the Richmond Inner Harbor: 2 July 2021.

An aerial view of the Richmond Harbor
the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, and the Richmond Inner Harbor. Photographer unknown.
A view of a portion of the Point San Pablo Marina. May 2021

An image of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Marin Headlands, as seen from Point Isabel on 22 June 2021.
This view is looking west towards Mount Tamalpais, as seen from Point Molate Beach. May 2021
Here is a view as seen from Point Isabel. Angel Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Marin Headlands, and Mount Tamalpais are within this image. They are mostly hidden by the rolling fog bank, as seen ahead. The view is looking west. September 2021.
Here is an additional view of Mount Tamalpais, as seen from Point Molate Beach. May 2021.
    This is a photo of Albany Hill, as seen from Point Isabel on 3 August 2021.

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"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lange 

"Photography has not changed since its origin except in its technical aspects, which for me are not important." Henri Carter-Bresson

"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer." Ansel Adams

"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." Alfred Eisenstaedt

The first volume of the San Francisco Bay Area Photo Blog contains galleries of photographs posted on the Internet between 2002 and 2011. Click Here to view those photos.

 These photographs were taken with a Sony camera.

Question or comment? I may be reached at neil@mishalov.com.

24 June 2021

Spring flowers as seen while rambling on the sidewalks of Albany and Berkeley – part three: 23 & 24 June 2021


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Go Here to view part two: Spring Flowers of 2021

Go Here to view part one: Spring Flowers of 2021

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"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lange 

"Photography has not changed since its origin except in its technical aspects, which for me are not important." Henri Carter-Bresson

"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer." Ansel Adams

"The important thing is not the camera but the eye." Alfred Eisenstaedt

The first volume of the San Francisco Bay Area Photo Blog contains galleries of photographs posted on the Internet between 2002 and 2011. Click Here to view those photos.

 These photographs were taken with a Sony camera.

Question or comment? I may be reached at neil@mishalov.com.