San Francisco parrot Casper Cockatoo and owner Paul at Hayes Valley Biergarten

Casper Cockatoo

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Parrot in a Beergarden // While Paul pursues research projects into German Braukunst (the art of brewing beer), Casper enjoys the views around Hayes Valley’s Biergarten. Nice to meet you both – Prost! [ssba_hide]


Sony RX10 Quick Look

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You won’t find many cameras boasting a 24-200 mm superzoom lens with a maximum aperture of f2.8, made by a renowned optics specialist like Zeiss. Combine that with a compact body, a 20 megapixel sensor, a superior electronic viewfinder – and you have a highly original camera that stands out from the crowd even in a […]

Sailboats and kite surfers at the Golden Gate Bridge

Colorful Sailor

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A Dash of Red // Sailboats and kite surfers at the Golden Gate Bridge. No retouching, no filters, just some afternoon light and a colorful piece of cloth blowing in the wind. Taken with the Sony RX10 at 200mm focal length from the Wave Organ. [ssba_hide]

Tongue of land at Pacific Ocean north of San Francisco

Tongue of Land

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Say “Aaaah…” // Nature’s beauty along California’s Pacific Coast Highway, north of San Francisco [ssba_hide]

deer at sunset on Pacific Coast in Bodega Bay, California

Oh, Deer!

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Bodega Bay // Famous for its birds, but other animals occasionally put on a nice show, too [ssba_hide]

Artisan lamp, casting shadow in afternoon light

Shadow Play

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Double Vision // Iron lamp, pretending to have a twin by casting a long shadow in the afternoon light [ssba_hide]