The City – D800 and Tamron 35-150mm

I’ve continued the process of taking photos on early weekend mornings to avoid the traffic, crowds, and take advantage of premium natural light.  The fog and the overcast sky were out this morning as I drove around the city looking for opportunities to shoot without anyone around.  I stopped by the Mission, Embarcadero, and LittleContinue reading “The City – D800 and Tamron 35-150mm”

D800, back to the basics

I sold all of my recently purchased gear and went back to the old Nikon D800. As a hobbyist, it fits my needs better and i was able to recoup some of the premium costs of owning Sony glass. For a while, I was consumed by gear acquisition syndrome, a common theme in the photographyContinue reading “D800, back to the basics”

Columbus, Broadway, Grant, SF

Spent a lot of time here when I was younger so I thought I’d come back and take some photos on the morning of New Year’s Eve.  All shots were taken with Samyang lenses, the 35mm F1.4 and the 135mm F2. As usual, the best time to do this is at 4-5am on a weekend. Continue reading “Columbus, Broadway, Grant, SF”

Fog and Street Art

Took some early morning photos of San Francisco’s fog and street art.  The smoke from nearby fires is still flowing into the bay area, which made the area extra hazy.  I met a street artist drawing on some used boxes and spent most of my time in Embarcadero.   All photos taken with the SonyContinue reading “Fog and Street Art”

SF Chinatown

Took some shots around San Francisco’s Chinatown on a Sunday morning in September.  Mostly shot with the Sony Ar7ii and the Samyang 35mm 1.4 and the Sigma 50mm 1.4.  

Back to the homeland, Mission Street, SF

I lived in SF for about 5 years and Mission was by far my favorite place to go, primarily the 23-25th and Mission area.  I haven’t been here in a long time and thought I’d bring the camera back in the very early morning to take some shots. Here are some night and morning shotsContinue reading “Back to the homeland, Mission Street, SF”