Hiroshi Sugimoto is one of my favorite photographers. While more people are drawn to the long exposures of living legend, Michael Kenna, Sugimoto’s work inspires me to think about long exposures more than just a technique. Sugimoto’s Seascapes series continues to be an inspiration, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise that his influence shows … Continue reading Abstractions
San Francisco 2019: Ocean Beach is one of my favorite locations to go and exercise my photography muscles. Sometimes you just need to keep making the same photo over and over again to stay in sync with your camera and the eye of your mind. These were made with my Leica SL, and a handful … Continue reading The Ocean Beyond
Last week I received a loaner #LeicaCL camera from @leicacamerausa and as luck would have it, it was a great foggy morning in my neighborhood. I went for a walk and took a handful of photos. The camera has an 18mm pancake lens — about 28 mm in full frame terms — and here is … Continue reading A foggy morning in my neighborhood
San Francisco, January 11, 2019: It was a wet and rainy day in San Francisco. I was at the UCSF Parnassus Campus and in between tests, I got a chance to walk around and snap some photos with the loaner Leica CL camera and an 18mm pancake lens. These are jpeg images that are B&Ws … Continue reading When it rains in San Francisco
San Francisco, December 2018: Sometimes all you need is the iPhone (XS) and a great app like Halide to capture the perfect sunrise on way to a cup of coffee. And it also helps if one has an editing app like Darkroom handy on the phone.
San Francisco 2018: Yesterday was one of the foggiest days in recent memory and that means making photos. I was hanging out with my friend @felixjr1 and saw the fog descend on the bridge. And this was the end result. I used Felix’s camera — Fujifilm XPro2 — since I wanted a higher resolution digital negative for … Continue reading Remains of a bay