Back to the zoo

I always have a tough time making good photographs at the zoo — there’s either a wire fence in the way or there’s glass or plastic barriers creating troublesome reflections. Yet I keep going back, wanting to see the animals and hoping to do better with my camera.  Advertisements

Read More →

Folsom market day

Saturday Farmers Market around the Historic Railroad Turntable and Public Plaza in Historic Folsom every Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round! Certified farmers’ locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables. Freshly made baked goods, fresh eggs and dairy items, live music and so much more! Saturday Farmers Market

Read More →

Fort Point Shadows, Part 3: Interiors

Fort Point is considered one of the finest examples of military architecture in the United States and is San Francisco’s only major building constructed before the Civil War which has remained basically unchanged since it was completed and garrisoned in February 1861. Two months later the firing on Fort Sumter, South Carolina…clearly demonstrated that brick and granite fortresses could not withstand the devastating power of the rifled cannon. Fort Point was the last such fortress to be constructed — Fort Point Museum Association plaque

Read More →