Long Exposure: Downtown Los Angeles


Last Friday, after driving down to Southern California for the weekend, Gordon and I decided to do some long exposure photography. We found an overpass just outside of downtown with Highway 110 gunning beneath it, took out our tripods, and started shooting. Here’s my best shot.
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Hike to the Hollywood Sign

View of Los Angeles from behind the Hollywood Sign
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Climbing the Hollyridge trail to the Hollywood Sign was one of those things I’d wanted to do for a really long time, didn’t even know for sure was possible, and ended up being a lot harder than I expected. After leaving Santa Clara at 5:30am, Jamie and I arrived at the base of the Hollyridge trail just after 11:00am. We made pretty good time! It was already 90 degrees and the hike was a few miles more than we expected, but it was worth it when we got to the top.

San Franciso & Adobe Photowalk


On August 28, 2010, Robert Linggi and I grabbed our camera gear and got in the car and headed to San Francisco for a photo walk sponsored by Adobe Systems. The photo walk began at Adobe’s 601 Townsend office and was led by Lightroom Product Manager, Tom Hogarty, and Photoshop Product Manager, Bryan O’Neil Huges. They took us around the train tracks to a river over by the ball park. Continue reading

Santa Clara Sunset – 12/7/20


It was finals week at Santa Clara University on Tuesday, December 7 and this is the view students had from the library while they studied for the rest of their finals. Swig Hall is in the distance and the library is to the right. I took this photo on the way to my Web Programming final with the Pentax K20d and Sigma 18-200 at 18mm.