California Trip, 2014: San Francisco at Night

This collection compiles the photos I shot while walking around San Francisco at night. Fishermans Wharf and Pier 39 feature prominently, along with some photos of various buildings.

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Seattle Trip, 2019: A View from a Rooftop

These photos were all shot from the rooftop of my hotel, the Mediterranean Inn, located in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Uptown Seattle.

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London Trip, 2016: The Thames at Night

These photos are from our stroll along the Thames back in February of 2016 (we were in London for my sister-in-law’s wedding). It was a cold, but nice night–I was happy to finally have my wife with me on a trip abroad. Sadly, it would turn out to be our last bit of fun before I became deathly ill for the rest of the trip, followed by my wife a couple of days later. We had been planning to take a train to Bath the following day but instead I spent it in the hotel room, with my poor wife wandering the city looking for medicine. Then at the end of the trip, she had it worse than me to the point where we had to stay an extra night just so she would be well enough to fly home. Good times. Anyway, I got some cool photos out of the experience…

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California Trip, 2014: Coit Tower and Filbert Steps in San Francisco

The gallery below features photos of the spectacular views from the top of Coit Tower (six of which were stitched together to form the nearly 360-degree panorama above). Also featured below are the Filbert Steps, which descend Telegraph Hill through a garden area. The steps are actually a pedestrian extension of Filbert Street. I walked up Telegraph Hill via Lombard Street to visit the tower, and then descended the hill via the steps, which seemed to be the easier approach.

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Seattle Trip, 2019: A Bird’s Eye View

On one of Seattle’s infamous rainy days I decided to engage in some indoor activities, including an elevator ride to the Sky View Observatory of Columbia Center, the tallest building in Washington. The observation deck offers great views of the city through clean glass, and it’s easy to get good shots with very little glass reflection.

The Columbia Center also features a snack and drink bar, so you can grab a glass of wine and enjoy the scenery from one of the window-side tables. Many people actually prefer the views here to the ones at the Space Needle. For one thing, the Columbia Center is taller and much less crowded, and for another, you can’t take a photo of the Space Needle if you’re inside of it. 🙂

Here are some of the photos I shot during my time up there. Click on any image to open a gallery.

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Seattle Trip, 2019: Bainbridge Island Ferry

When I was planning my trip to Glacier National Park, the flight home was going to require a layover in one city. I believe the options were Seattle, Denver, or Chicago. I’d always wanted to visit Seattle so I decided to make a four-day stay out of it. This is the first batch of photos from my visit to the Emerald City this past September. These were all shot while riding the ferry to and from Bainbridge Island.

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