14 December 2019

San Francisco – Views from Tank Hill and Twin Peaks: 14 December 2019

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This is a view from Tank Hill looking north. The towers of the Golden Gate Bridge are visible, and Mount Tamalpais overlooks the scene. The de Young Museum which is located in Golden Gate Parkis visible in this photograph.

This view from Tank Hill is looking east. Ahead is Mount Olympus, and immediately behind Mount Olympus is Buena Vista Hill

One more view from Tank Hill. Ahead is St. Ignatius Church; It first opened its doors on 2 August 1914. Angel Island and the Tiburon Peninsula are both visible in this photograph.

This is a view looking west from Noe Valley at the intersection of 24th Street and Church Street. Ahead in the distance is Twin Peaks.

This is a view from Twin Peaks. Corona Heights Park and Kite Hill are visible. Downtown San Francisco is ahead. Looking east, across San Francisco Bay, are Berkeley and Oakland.

This view from Twin Peaks shows the City of San Francisco's Public Safety Radio Towers. These two 180-foot tall steel towers primarily serve public safety radio systems used by San Francisco's police and firefighters.

This view from Twin Peaks shows the 977-foot tall three-antennaed Sutro Tower. This antenna tower is used to transmit television and radio signals to the immediate San Francisco Bay Area.
"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.

   A Sony camera was used to take these photographs.

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