Category archives: places
sometimes i still can't believe i live in the bay area. oftentimes, i don't have the presence of mind or the time to even appreciate that fact. my new goal is to get out and explore at least once a month. as my birthday gift from rebecca, we seized the long weekend and ventured up to sonoma valley. [...]
yet another reason why macs are great: with this nifty little application called gawker, you can do a time lapse straight from the computer. just leave it there, tell it to capture every 15 seconds or so, and voila! a time lapse video.
so i decided to time lapse the view from our apartment on[...]
nature takes a break from the rains to make another beautiful sunset.
i miniaturized jon's neighborhood. that's the hollywood sign just out of sight in the back.
becky & tom look over the city. looks like night, but sunset happens before 5pm.
giant chocolate scone
becky preps for some grilled cheese goodness at her brother's place
tom chillin at jones' cafe with some bruschetta
seared ahi tuna from jones
bacon avocado cheeseburger from astro burger
this was day one of my explorations: venice beach & santa monica.
canals in venice (california)
advice on the street.
cha cha chicken.
begin: east oakland.
norcal suburbia- speedy highways and lots of strip malls.
south bay- gas fillup, trader joe's and starbucks.
gilroy and such- agricultural california. lots and lots of cows. very garlicky garlic town.
pancheco- driving through gorgeous hills, cutting across to the 5.
yes, i have a pressing question. this place is called oakland, and i've lived here for almost half a year now. but i haven't seen a single oak tree. i'm a photographer who's perpetually on a scavenger hunt... and i still haven't found one.
WHERE ARE THE OAK TREES?
it seems silly. maybe they'[...]
flying back to san francisco.
the approach brings us low over the water. it must be the bay, though i have the familiar feeling that we're descending into the ocean. just as the plane is getting low enough to be certain that land must be near, i see these strange looking pools in the water. is it[...]
some photographic selections from the trip
After a couple short trips out of town, I am now back in Cincinnati, Ohio. I thought I'd share a couple images from those recent trips.
Chicago, Illinois (Dec. 29 to Jan. 1):
Durham, North Carolina (Jan. 11-15):
Duke Symphony Orchestra cellists