I doubt most people think of tall redwood trees when they think of Oakland but up in the hills there are plenty. Some time ago these were old growth forests, but were cut down for timber. Some of it could be in my old house. One hundred or so years later and it looks like …..
Two weeks ago I noticed there was a roll of film in my Canon EOS-3 film camera. I purchased this camera cheap off of ebay last fall, have not used it since, have never had a roll of film developed from it, and thought I should do so before I sell it. I took the …..
Jimmy, on the left, aspires to be a big dog. Shot and processed with photoshop on my telephone.
Tacos have to be one of the best price/performance meals in the bay area. Living in Oakland, there are many choices. One of my favorites is Tacos Sinaloa at the corner of 22nd and International in east Oakland. It’s simple, cheap, and good. There are a couple of trucks and indoor/outdoor seating. Here are some …..
I purchased my first SLR camera, a Konica Autoreflex TC, in 1981 or so. It was a big purchase for me, somewhere around $200. I really liked that camera. It disappeared a few years later in Manhatten – it was pick pocketed out of a friends bag. Recently, I’ve been scanning eBay looking to buy …..
Meet Dolly the Tibetan Terrior. I’ve known Dolly for ten years. She’ s a great dog and was a lot fun to photograph. It was a straight forward session, mostly portraits with a white background. I think some of her photographs turned out pretty well so I included a few of them below (make sure to …..
While fooling around around with a Sekonic L-358 light meter yesterday I decided to photograph my dogs with a clean white background, something I’ve been meaning to do for a while. As usual the dogs couldn’t have cared less about a camera and had their own agenda. Bribed with some chicken strips, they sat around …..
I’ve lived in Oakland for most of the past twenty years and have never taken the Oakland/Alameda ferry boat to San Francisco. This past Saturday I decided to drive down to Jack London square, where the Oakland ferry dock is, and take the boat over to the city. It’s not a bad deal, especially for …..