Full Moon in San Francisco November 2013

Another month, another beautiful full moon above San Francisco. This is the full moon for November 2013. Picture is taken with a Canon 5D MIII, and a 70-200mm F2.8 L II, with a 2x extender.

Full Moon

This is the full moon above San Francisco today, November 16th in San Francisco.
Exposure: 0.005 sec (1/200)
Aperture f/16
Focal length 400mm
ISO speed: 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV

Homeless in San Francisco

One of my online friend is raising money for homeless kids in Philadelphia. He would like to hit the goal of $13K, by spending one night outside and sleeping with the homeless kids. Last year he raised $11K for the kids who find themselves on the street. This is an important cause, these are our kids... Having kids myself, I know how important it is to give them shelter and a good future. If you can, please consider donating money to the cause here, I know Wil will appreciate your help!

Everyday I park my car at the foot of Portrero Hill in San Francisco. Every day there are a bunch of tents set up where people who are living on the streets are camping out. These are the more fortunate of the San Francisco homeless people, as they at least have a tent to protect themselves from the fog, wind and the cold. The majority of homeless people in San Francisco are living on the street, maybe with a carton box or a sleeping bag. That is cold... In Philadelphia it's even colder than in San Francisco for a longer period o time!

Homeless sleeping on the street in San Francisco

Homeless sleeping in a cartboard box in San Francisco

 

America’s Cup Final in San Francisco

The America's Cup final races are in full swing. With Team Emirates at a comfortable lead of 6 points, I couldn't resist to take the opportunity to shoot some pictures. These pictures were made today from Crissy Field during race number 11 & at the start of race number 12 of the America's Cup final regatta. Race number 12 was stopped right after the start because of wind speeds over the maximum.

Team Oracle racing in the America's Cup final race 11
America's Cup finals race 12 starting with Team Emirates & Team Oracle
America's Cup finals race 12 started with Team Oracle close to Team Emirates

Pier 70 San Francisco – Urban Air Market

Pier 70 in San Francisco, great plans to revitalize the place, but until then, the pier is in bad shape. Good enough to have an art and shopping fair on a Sunday afternoon.

Pier 70 San Francisco

urban air market sign

urban air market

Pier 70, there are some big plans ahead for this piece of history in San Francisco. Until then, we will enjoy the scrappy place to have Sunday afternoon arts and shopping fairs.. for free ..!

Golden Gate Bridge at Night with Rolling Fog

A couple of quick shots from The Golden Gate Bridge at a Friday night. The glass which these pictures were taken with are:

Please let me know in the comments which one you like best.. Would love to hear any feedback on these pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge.
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I took a number of pictures tonight, when the fog was rolling in, the long exposures were getting harder. I'm not a big fan of jacking up the ISO, but it gave me flexibility on the shutter speed, and bring it down from ~2 minutes with a high F-stop, to a 20 sec with a medium F-stop.

Honey Bee Close Up

Armed with my Macro lens I stumbled on this Honey Bee in front of our house. Just one picture came out super sharp. This picture was taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III and a Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens

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Honey Bee close up

Digital Pictures From DennisG