Monthly Archives: February 2014

Nice Bird

No story with this one. I just got a shot of this bird while out and about and I liked it.

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Twin Peaks

My niece spent some time with a friend of hers in San Francisco while she was staying with us.  They went to Twin Peaks and Sara told me how cool the view was and that I should definitely go.  I … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Self Publicist

If you are searching through the TV listings for something to watch, take a look at Strip the City on the Science Channel.  There are a number of episodes from different cities but take a look at the episode about … Continue reading

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Hunting Egrets

They were hunting – not me!  I was hunting too but it was a plane I was after.  However, since there was time before the plane arrived, I was able to watch a pair of egrets busily feeding.  They are … Continue reading

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Chasing the MD-11

I mentioned in a previous post that one of the few remaining passenger operators of MD-11s is KLM and they are currently bringing the jet into SFO on alternating days.  I had previously missed it because the day I was … Continue reading

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Crescent Moon

You see the moon more when you commute.  Each morning and evening you make the trip to and from work and spend some time outside.  Therefore, while your window on the outside world is relatively restricted, you are forced outside … Continue reading

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Night Shoot at SFO

One idea that Paul had was for us to have a go at shooting some light trails at SFO after it got dark.  This sounded like a good plan.  Unfortunately, we didn’t have any tripods or cable releases with us.  … Continue reading

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Bay Birds

My recent trips to SFO have also allowed for the occasional bird to be photographed.  The bay is very popular with bird life so, in the times between interesting aircraft movements, you can get a few extra shots.  A lot … Continue reading

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Another SFO Day Out

My friend Paul was in the area for work and we had a day to go out and shoot some aviation.  We had a couple of options that we considered and one that we tried but that was not looking … Continue reading

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Playing with Blending Layers

I have been making some shots with multiple exposures to overlay.  This is something I have posted about before and the shots here are similar to those from before.  However, this post is less about the shots and more about … Continue reading

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