09 September 2020

A smoky orange morning sky, as seen from Berkeley & Albany: 9 September 2020

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An orange sky.

Marin Avenue.








Solano Avenue.















Belmont Village Senior Living, Albany





Elevated BART tracks crossing Solano Avenue.


The Albany Post Office.

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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 that were posted on the Internet between 2002 and 2011. Click Here to view those photos.

   An Olympus camera was used to take these photographs.

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

01 September 2020

A hike to the summit of Ring Mountain: 1 Sept. 2020

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Ascending Ring Mountain Fire Road. 

The route through Ring Mountain Open Space Preserveas recorded by a GPS.

Mount Tamalpais is partially visible in the distance.

On the Ring Mountain Fire Road. Ring Mountain is located near the town of Tiburon.

Ahead on the left, is Belvedere Island.


San Quentin State PrisonThe hill in the background is the location of China Camp State Park.

Mount Tamalpais








This is the summit area of Ring Mountain.




Here is a view of the Tiburon Peninsula and Belvedere Island, as seen from the 603 ft summit of Ring Mountain. Ahead in the distance, hidden by smoke and ash from multiple California wildfires, is San Francisco.

The Ring Mountain route is visible on this map.


Route Data: Distance–5.9 miles. Elevation gain–987 feet.


This map was created by Marin County Parks.
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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 that were posted on the Internet between 2002 and 2011. Click Here to view those photos.

  A Sony camera was used to take these photographs.

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