New Year on the Embarcadero
New Year on the Embarcadero

Happy New Year, San Francisco.

BART
BART

Under the tracks and highway at Oakland's Rockridge Station.

Rockridge BART
Rockridge BART

A minimalist shot from underneath Hwy 24 and BART

Reverse Commute
Reverse Commute

The US Navy Blue Angels fly by the San Francisco Bay Bridge during Fleet Week.

The Met
The Met

Night on the Upper East Side

Sitting by the Bridge
Sitting by the Bridge

on the San Francisco Embarcadero

Make NYC Your Gym
Make NYC Your Gym

on the NYC streets

West Street
West Street

from the Whitney Museum

Minerve
Minerve

Minerve was a Cathar town which was beseiged by Catholic Crusaders. When the Cathar believers finally surrendered, 140 were burned at the stake for not renouncing their faith.

The Believer
The Believer

in the village of Lagrasse, France

Memorial to the Fallen in Homps, France
Memorial to the Fallen in Homps, France

Each little village we went through had a memorial listing their sons killed in WWI. Considering the small populations of these towns, the number of names -- the number of members of the same family -- is devastating.

Canal du Midi Sunset
Canal du Midi Sunset

in Homps, France

City Walls
City Walls

Carcassonne, France

A Summer Day at the Foundation Louis Vuitton
A Summer Day at the Foundation Louis Vuitton

at the new Frank Gehry designed museum in Paris

L'Ephémére
L'Ephémére

Summer night on the streets of Paris

Red Chairs
Red Chairs

as seen from above.

Clouds Beyond the Ruin
Clouds Beyond the Ruin

at the Roman ruin Villa di Catulio, Sirmione, Italy

(Not)Angry Birds
(Not)Angry Birds

At a greenspace near the lake in downtown Chicago

Bastille Day Fireworks 3
Bastille Day Fireworks 3

Just as France was celebrating freedom on Bastille Day, that freedom was attacked in the city of Nice. Stay strong, friends.

You Should Keep Your Eyes on the Road
You Should Keep Your Eyes on the Road

and your hands on the wheel. (I was looking up through the windshield and taking the shot as I drove over the SF Bay Bridge. Don't try this.)

Ding ding ding
Ding ding ding

One of San Francisco's eponymous streetcar goes whizzing by in North Beach.

Bastille Day Fireworks 2
Bastille Day Fireworks 2

Just as France was celebrating freedom on Bastille Day, that freedom was attacked in the city of Nice. Stay strong, friends.

A Break in the Rain
A Break in the Rain

At The Rocks, Sydney.

Dining Car
Dining Car

In Melbourne, one can have dinner on a street car as it travels along the active tram lines. The meal is prepared and served in one of these specially modified antique street cars.

Bastille Day Fireworks 1
Bastille Day Fireworks 1

Just as France was celebrating freedom on Bastille Day, that freedom was attacked in the city of Nice. Stay strong, friends.

Look Downtown
Look Downtown

Frome the Queens Bridge, Melbourne, AU

Melbourne Exhibition Centre
Melbourne Exhibition Centre

Southbank, Melbourne at sunset

Jogger Cooling Down
Jogger Cooling Down

on Southbank, Melbourne, Australia

A Ride with Dad
A Ride with Dad

A young girl and her father ride pass the mission in Loreto, MX. The Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto Conchó (est 1697) was the first successful mission in Baja, California.

Yellow Building
Yellow Building

Walking on the streets of Loreto.

Drove Its Last Mile
Drove Its Last Mile

Seen on a street corner in Loreto.

Going To See the Tree
Going To See the Tree

Town Square in Loreto, Mexico

Tesla at Night
Tesla at Night
Lyle Tuttle
Lyle Tuttle

Lyle Tuttle (born October 7, 1931) is an American tattoo artist and historian of the medium, who has been tattooing since 1949.

He opened his first studio in San Francisco in 1954. It has been at this location in North Beach at 841 Columbus Avenue since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake damaged his previous SOMA location.

Tuttle tattooed Janis Joplin, Cher, Henry Fonda, Paul Stanley, Joan Baez, the Allman Brothers, and many other notable musicians. actors, and celebrities.

(info from Wikipedia)

Light Well
Light Well

North Beach, San Francisco

Bar Oysters
Bar Oysters

More than a dozen different types of oysters and at least as many types of absinthe. It feels quite bohemian here in Brooklyn.

It Doesn't Look So Big To Me
It Doesn't Look So Big To Me

The Empire State Building is dwarfed by the foreground angle.

Friday Night
Friday Night

Warm night in Manhattan and summer is almost over.

Moon like the Sun
Moon like the Sun

Full moon over Manhattan

Green Means Stop
Green Means Stop

Traffic and people take on a green hue from the lights near Times Square.

Blue Bikes
Blue Bikes

Just take one. Well, after signing up.

Too Early for the Cinema
Too Early for the Cinema

Great films, but don't take these kids to THESE movies.

The Mural, The Building, and 3 Walkers
The Mural, The Building, and 3 Walkers

The title of this photo really, I think, says it all. LOL

Doing Its Part
Doing Its Part

This foodtruck is doing its part to "Keep Portland Weird"

No Boundaries
No Boundaries
Buildings Made of Gold
Buildings Made of Gold
Simply an Old Crane
Simply an Old Crane
Jimi Hendrix Shrine
Jimi Hendrix Shrine
In With the New
In With the New

(and out with the old?)

Metro Theater
Metro Theater

This old movie was renovated and converted into an Equinox Fitness

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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Alexandria Theatre
Alexandria Theatre
Alameda Theater
Alameda Theater

Old theater marquee lights up the night.

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Walk On By
Walk On By
De young Museum
De young Museum
Techie Lunch Time
Techie Lunch Time
Everyone loves the view
Everyone loves the view

This perch is perfect for taking in the view of the San Francisco Bay Bridge

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Lights... Camera...
Lights... Camera...

The sun's rays illuminate the Port of Oakland and the city of San Francisco beyond.

Cal Academy
Cal Academy
On Fire
On Fire

The sky is ablaze with the sunset over San Francisco Bay.

Mission in San Javier
Mission in San Javier

Mision San Francisco Javier de Vigge-Blaundo

Blue Aurora
Blue Aurora

Cruiser Aurora | Kрейсер Авро́ра | A shot from her guns signaled the start of the Russian Revolution in 1917. Now she's berthed in the shadow of a giant Samsung sign.

SF Sunset
SF Sunset

The sun sets behind San Francisco with the Bay and Oakland in the foreground.

Storm Clouds Approach
Storm Clouds Approach

Storm clouds approach up the Willamette River valley. It looks like it will be raining in Portland again.

Tour Eiffel
Tour Eiffel
Cane Trucks
Cane Trucks

Sugarcane trucks await unloading at a sugar mill/refinery in Fiji.

France Standing Tall
France Standing Tall

Our thoughts are with the people of France tonight.

Port of Oakland
Port of Oakland

The cranes of the Port of Oakland served as inspiration for George Lucas in his vision of Star Wars Imperial Walkers. The Port of Oakland is the 5th busiest container port in the US.

Alcatraz Blues
Alcatraz Blues

taken from a helicopter over the San Francisco Bay

Brothers East
Brothers East

If you want to get off the grid in the Bay Area, a romantic and quiet spot is the B&B at on Brothers East island, just off Point Richmond in San Pablo Bay.

Gondola Afternoon
Gondola Afternoon

This has to be on everyone's bucket list. (July 2002)

Grey Venice, Blue Boats
Grey Venice, Blue Boats

From Piazza San Marco looking out toward San Giorgio Maggiore Church (July 2002)

The Spotlight is On Someone Else
The Spotlight is On Someone Else

Spotlights shine on the Trombone Shorty concert at the Robert Mondavi Winery in the Napa Valley.

Mill
Mill

In Finland