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Lincoln Memorial

This iconic landmark was built in tribute to President Abraham Lincoln, who fought to preserve our nation during the Civil War, from 1861-1865.  The memorial sits on the National Mall in Washington DC and has been the site of many famous speeches and events since its dedication in 1922… most notably Dr. Martin Luther King, […]

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Pier 7

Pier 39 gets all of the tourist attention which means I had Pier 7 to myself… well almost. The retired fishermen, teens smoking pot and sleeping homeless men kept me company at midnight as I enjoyed a unique angle on a city that has been photographed to death. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California […]

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Painted Ladies

Most of these classic Victorian houses were built in the 19th century with local redwoods and later painted bright colors by the hippies of neighboring Haight-Ashbury… a stark contrast to the modern skyline of Downtown San Francisco. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection. If […]

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superheroes vs. pedestrian

The Mission District is a colorful and seedy neighborhood in San Francisco. A nice mix of homeless, punk rockers, Mexican gang members and Guatemalan grandmothers. Faith No More, Beck and Primus came from this neighborhood as well as many influential street artists whose outstanding graffiti and murals polka dot the walls like a large outdoor […]

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Carmel Mission

Entrada a Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo (founded June 3, 1770) San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection. If you like this photo, leave a comment or use the Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest buttons below. Thanks!

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red light district

As Broadway stretches through North Beach, the neon lights of yesterday’s adult clubs light the street. San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, California April 2013 – Click here to see the entire collection. If you like this photo, leave a comment or use the Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest buttons below. Thanks!

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old & new

LEFT:  Transamerica Pyramid, the most iconic skyscraper on the San Francisco skyline. Upon its completion in 1972, it was one of the five tallest buildings in the world. RIGHT:  Columbus Tower (aka the Sentinel Building), a copper-green flatiron completed in 1907. It is now owned by Francis Ford Coppola who renovated the historical building to […]