08 February 2021

Views of downtown Mill Valley: 8 February 2021

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Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley.

Here is a view of a portion of Lytton Square, as seen from Throckmorton Avenue.

A view from Blithedale Avenue; Mount Tamalpais is in the distance.

The Bernard Street Steps is the beginning of a long-established route to the summit of Mount Tamalpais.


Lytton Square.

This building was constructed in 1940 as the Mill Valley Post Office. It is now the location of a private business.  

Lytton Square. 

This house is located in downtown Mill Valley.

Here is a replica of a Mill Valley & Mount Tamalpais Scenic Railway Gravity Car. 



This version of the Mill Valley Railroad Depot was constructed in 1929.


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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.

05 February 2021

Views of downtown Concord: 5 February 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.

29 January 2021

Views of downtown Walnut Creek: 29 January 2021

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This work of art, known as "Fountain Headby Seyed Alavi, is located on North Main Street and was brought to life in 2012.

This six image panoramic photo is looking east towards Mount Diablo. The photo was taken from the elevated Walnut Creek BART station.

Here is a view looking southwest from the Walnut Creek BART station. This ten-car train consists of the latest version of BART rolling stock, and it is traveling to San Francisco.

Downtown Walnut Creek.

Walnut Creek.

The Cheesecake Factory in Walnut Creek.

Downtown Walnut Creek.

Lemonade Restaurant, Walnut Creek.

Downtown Walnut Creek.

Office buildings in Walnut Creek.


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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.

15 January 2021

Views from Albany Hill: 15 January 2021

Views from Albany Hill

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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.    

20 December 2020

The City Halls of Emeryville, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Albany, and Richmond: December 2020


EMERYVILLE

















This is a view of Emeryville's Town Hall. City officials approved this building's construction in October 1900; the city finished the construction work in 1903.












Here is a photo of the Emeryville City Hall. The original Town Hall can be seen adjacent to the City Hall.

BERKELEY




















Here is a view of Berkeley’s Old City Hall. The cornerstone was laid on 27 June 1908.

















This is a photo of the current Berkeley City Hall, located one block east of the old city hall.

EL CERRITO










Here is a view of the El Cerrito City Hall.

ALBANY
This is a photo of the Albany City Hall.

RICHMOND
This picture shows a portion of the Richmond City Hall.

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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.

   A Sony camera was used to take these photographs.