A Big Win For San Francisco

Well, there you have it. The Giants won the World Series with a 4 game sweep, and San Francisco went crazy! I observed the pandemonium from the back seat of a friend’s car, stuck in traffic in the city: Go Giants! …and go Suki! I tried to put a Giants hat on her here but […]

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Hanging Out. That’s it.

  Fuji XPRO-1 + 35mm f/1.4 XF R  Sundays. They’re always extremely, incredibly, ridiculously busy. But not this past Sunday, when we decided to do absolutely nothing. at. all. Except for hang out at Four Barrel. Hey, we all need a lazy day to recharge every now and then, don’t we? Forgot to charge the XPRO-1 after […]

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Food Trucks and Pink Peonies

Nikon D700 + Nikkor AFS 35mm f/1.4G | 1/4,000 sec, f/2, ISO 400 Off the Grid is awesome for two reasons: great food, and Suki is allowed. The large, 30 food truck Off The Grid Market is held every Friday night at Fort Mason here in San Francisco. It was windy and drizzle fell on us the whole […]

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Dinner at Broken Record

Broken Record – San Francisco, CA | Images: Fuji X100 I’ve been coming to Broken Record for some time now and am never ever ever ever disappointed with the dining experience. I heard some good things about the food not long after they opened, but when we first visited the place, I was a little […]

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Smitten!

Fuji X100 | 1/80 sec, f/2, ISO 800 After a pretty late dinner this evening, I headed with some friends to Smitten Ice Cream in San Francisco. Now, there are lots of places to get a pretty good scoop of ice cream in this town, but Smitten is really quite special. Fuji X100 | 1/125 sec, f/2, ISO 800 Each cup […]

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Fuji X100: Crazy Dynamic Range

Fuji X100 – 23mm, 1/600 sec, f/11, ISO 200 One of the things that frustrates me most about compact cameras is that their dynamic range is so limited compared to DSLRs. Not so with the Fuji X100. It  sports a larger, APS-C sized sensor for dynamic range no small-sensor compact or even m4/3 camera can touch. In addition, when […]

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