Still My Favorite Bridge

Fuji x100 | 30 sec, f/11, ISO 200 The Bay Bridge may have just celebrated a milestone anniversary, but the beauty of the Golden Gate is unmatched. Combining beautiful weather with a holiday weekend, there was just no way I’d be able to shoot from the headlands yesterday. It was just too packed with tourists up there. So I […]

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Morning Fog over the Golden Gate

Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G AFS (view large) Warm, clear days are often followed by mornings with low fog along the coast here in San Francisco. Yesterday was particularly warm and clear, so the wife and I woke up extra early to spend today’s sunrise together in the Marin Headlands, hoping to take a […]

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Blue Hour Photographs

Fuji X100 | 9 sec, f/11, ISO 200 (JPEG output: Astia) On the way to meet friends for dinner in downtown SF last night, I stopped by the pier to grab some night shots with the X100. It was a surprisingly warm evening. Perfect for a relaxing stroll with the camera. Left: Fuji X100 | 1/10 sec, f/2, ISO 200 (hand-held) […]

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HDR with Photomatix Pro

Alright, I finally did it. I broke down and gave HDR a try (click image above for large version). Creating a HDR or high dynamic range image involves blending multiple exposures together in order to display detail in the final image that would otherwise be lost in a single exposure. Our eyes are capable of […]

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