“Confluence,” two large-scale sculptures as a tribute to 19th century explorer and mapmaker, John C. Fremont. Each sculpture is over 96″ high x 40″ circumference and weighs 2,000 pounds. Clay and specialty cement plus found objects cover the surface, showcasing the natural and cultural resources of the Sacramento region, from Fremont’s time to our time. This is a buddha that […]
Some serious repair work on the bluff has begun, in the rush to finish up before the bald eagles return to the area. Although they’ve previously removed the three large piles of rubble blocking the trail, today was the first time I saw a floating barrier — plus a ranger patrolling to keep kayaks from getting too close.
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Circles, Curves, and Arches.
San Francisco’s Salesforce Transit Center officially opened in the late summer of 2018 — but only six weeks later it was shut down again, due to the discovery of cracks in the structural steel girders. Although I’d already seen the exterior on previous visits to the city, I finally got a chance to explore the inside this past August. I […]
I couldn’t resist trying to shoot last night’s crescent moon, although I wasn’t using a tripod and the image is a little blurry. I was using a setting where the camera takes three shots in succession; so perhaps tonight I’ll get outside with the tripod and see if I can do a little better.
No matter how turbulent the water gets at this spot on the American River, the birds take it all in stride. They’re not too interested in posing for pictures, though!