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Fabulous views of San Francisco from above San Francisco California United States
Magnificent Murals of San Francisco San Francisco California United States
Friend Christina San Francisco California United States
listening to the birds San Francisco California United States
sweet rebellion San Francisco California United States
thrift store shopping San Francisco California United States
a moment of sympathy San Francisco California United States
mission princess San Francisco California United States
a leo San Francisco California United States
considering the labyrinth San Francisco California United States
Young Virgil San Francisco California United States
Columbus and Broadway San Francisco California United States
Down Broadway San Francisco California United States
Another View San Francisco California United States
Another View San Francisco California United States
The Space Between  San Francisco California United States
Where I am Hanging Out San Francisco California United States
The rocks just off the coast San Francisco California United States
Know you had a good day San Francisco California United States
the Bridge San Francisco California United States
The Pizza Place on Noriega has great pizza with an awesome local scene San Francisco California United States
Pastel houses under sunset San Francisco California United States
A New P.O.V. San Francisco California United States
Blue Angels over the Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco California United States
Karl the Fog San Francisco California United States
World of minimum San Francisco California United States
Escape to the Garden San Francisco California United States
Sunrise in San Francisco San Francisco California United States
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San Francisco, starting my journey with my Bentley Mulsanne San Francisco California United States
San Francisco, starting my journey with my Bentley Mulsanne San Francisco California United States
San Francisco, starting my journey with my Bentley Mulsanne San Francisco California United States
Forbes Island San Francisco California United States
Weldon's Loot San Francisco California United States
gourmet snacks San Francisco California United States
North Beach Literature  San Francisco California United States
Iconic North Beach Architecture San Francisco California United States
Schooner San Francisco California United States
Sunset Over The Marina At Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco California United States
The Blues at Ferry Building San Francisco California United States
Mural to enjoy San Francisco California United States
Fiery Sunset San Francisco California United States
grab sustainable sunglasses, skateboard and organic dinner! San Francisco California United States
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Defunct Train Ferry Slip San Francisco California United States
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Fabulous views of San Francisco from above San Francisco California United States
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Friend Christina San Francisco California United States
listening to the birds San Francisco California United States
sweet rebellion San Francisco California United States
thrift store shopping San Francisco California United States
a moment of sympathy San Francisco California United States
mission princess San Francisco California United States
a leo San Francisco California United States
considering the labyrinth San Francisco California United States
Young Virgil San Francisco California United States
Columbus and Broadway San Francisco California United States
Down Broadway San Francisco California United States
Another View San Francisco California United States
Another View San Francisco California United States
The Space Between  San Francisco California United States
Where I am Hanging Out San Francisco California United States
The rocks just off the coast San Francisco California United States
Know you had a good day San Francisco California United States
the Bridge San Francisco California United States
The Pizza Place on Noriega has great pizza with an awesome local scene San Francisco California United States
Pastel houses under sunset San Francisco California United States
A New P.O.V. San Francisco California United States
Blue Angels over the Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco California United States
Karl the Fog San Francisco California United States
World of minimum San Francisco California United States
Escape to the Garden San Francisco California United States
Sunrise in San Francisco San Francisco California United States
Into Street or urban photography San Francisco California United States
San Francisco, starting my journey with my Bentley Mulsanne San Francisco California United States
San Francisco, starting my journey with my Bentley Mulsanne San Francisco California United States
San Francisco, starting my journey with my Bentley Mulsanne San Francisco California United States
Forbes Island San Francisco California United States
Weldon's Loot San Francisco California United States
gourmet snacks San Francisco California United States
North Beach Literature  San Francisco California United States
Iconic North Beach Architecture San Francisco California United States
Schooner San Francisco California United States
Sunset Over The Marina At Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco California United States
The Blues at Ferry Building San Francisco California United States
Mural to enjoy San Francisco California United States
Fiery Sunset San Francisco California United States
grab sustainable sunglasses, skateboard and organic dinner! San Francisco California United States
Eating Hamburgers! San Francisco California United States
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Fabulous views of San Francisco from above

There are so many fabulous places in the city that you can go to see and photograph San Francisco and the entire bay area. Some of these are open for the public while others may only be available to guests staying at that particular hotel. So if you are in the area and what to see some wonderful views of San Francisco from above, take a look at places and maybe you will be in one of these places soon. 

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over 4 years ago

Magnificent Murals of San Francisco

A walk down San Francisco city streets and alleys offers more than just linear pathways to local destinations. Along the walls of buildings and residential houses, there are more than 600 local murals filled with colorful beauty and social political narratives canvas.
over 4 years ago

Friend Christina

My friend stopped to tie his shoe. I took this picture of our other friend.
over 4 years ago

listening to the birds

with a cup of japanese tea
over 4 years ago

sweet rebellion

with a hint of caffeine
over 4 years ago

thrift store shopping

rite of passage
over 4 years ago

a moment of sympathy

caged identity
over 4 years ago

mission princess

dressing room day dreams
over 4 years ago

a leo

sun go
over 4 years ago

considering the labyrinth

with the ghost of dr suess
over 4 years ago

Young Virgil

My guide through North Beach
over 4 years ago

Columbus and Broadway

Where Italian and Chinese influences intersect with Beatniks and strippers.
over 4 years ago

Down Broadway

Doing The Frank Sanatra Walk down Broadway, a common juke box melody playing from the Italian cafes (Trieste)
over 4 years ago

Another View

Just when I was trying to escape...
over 4 years ago

Another View

As seen from Russian Hill
over 4 years ago

The Space Between

new and old
AFAR Traveler
over 4 years ago

Where I am Hanging Out

Waiting for an organic doggie biscuit to go with that fresh squeezed orange juice. On Haight Street in San Francisco.
over 4 years ago

The rocks just off the coast

I was surprised how chilly the coastline can get in San Francisco.
over 4 years ago

Know you had a good day

Let yourself follow the trail of murals around San Francisco. Start in the Mission, drift up to Noe Valley and over to Haight street, end in the Sunset, on the mosaic staircase. It's best if you stop along the way for a burrito, and sit with a cup of tea on the Sunset stairs before searching for the perfect cookie. That part is up to you, though.
over 4 years ago

the Bridge

It's one of those time that you see something looks so special because in the night, Golden Gate bridge is on fire.
over 4 years ago

The Pizza Place on Noriega has great pizza with an awesome local scene

Great pizza with a view of Ocean Beach. Numerous bus stops out in front, couldn't be easier to get to. They were playing the Giants game while I was there, which turned a room full of strangers into cheering and clapping baseball fans. Spaghetti and meatball nights plus you can get meatballs on your pizza!
over 4 years ago

Pastel houses under sunset

The most unforgettable thing to me about San Francisco is the nicely-painted, pastel-colored houses. If you're not a big fan of cliche tourist spots, I suggest taking a walk around the residential areas close to Palace of Fine Arts. It's quiet, breezy, and you're surrounded by nothing but trees and beautiful houses. Also, there's hardly any billboards or commercial along the streets, which is great for a city girl like me who's usually surrounded by cluttered advertising.
AFAR Local Expert
over 4 years ago

A New P.O.V.

I've been doing a lot of traveling lately and am always excited to discover a new place, be it Vancouver, Canada, where I just spent a few days, or Tucson, AZ for a girls getaway. Yet, when I arrive back to San Francisco, I am always giddy about calling this great city home. On approach to the airport I looked out the window of the plane and caught this fabulous perspective of the city's famous icon. For a few seconds I just stared as it sailed slowly by, mesmerized by the beauty of something I've seen hundreds of times. It reminded me that there's always a new way to see the same old place. A change in P.O.V. is like a new set of eyes.
over 4 years ago

Blue Angels over the Palace of Fine Arts

Took this from our home quite few years ago with a digital zoom (prior to digital SLR cameras) so the quality is not great but the combination of the Blue Angels, the Golden Gate Bridge and the mist as the jets roared across the bay captured a unique San Francisco moment.
over 4 years ago

Karl the Fog

Karl the Fog is as much a part of San Francisco as the Pacific Ocean, the San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Park or all of the SF neighborhoods or awesome people we all know and love! It's active year round but is best known for making SF summers some of the coldest in the entire U.S. For us who live here, it is what makes San Francisco our home.
over 4 years ago

World of minimum

It seems wherever we go there is chaos, noise, lights, cars, too many people and just no place to relax and have some serenity. There are places that do not over stimulate, that do not drown out the sound of your own breath, and allow you to pursue a place of pure joy in a location that brings you peace. Below is a link to some of my photos from all over the world that highlight the minimal world. Where is yours?
over 4 years ago

Escape to the Garden

We always seem to be in a rush or we feel we need to spend time and money to escape, to see something new when sometimes all it takes is a trip to our own gardens. Besides travel my two passions are gardening and photography, but it was only a few years ago that I started to photograph plants and flowers in a way that made me appreciate them even more. Angle, light, shadow, and close-up shots really help elevate the beauty of a plant, giving a new perspective on an old friend. I have a grouping of my favorite plant photos in the link below. Take a look and maybe they'll give you an inspiration to escape to your own garden.
over 4 years ago

Sunrise in San Francisco

First time in San Francisco with a mix of sensations, thoughts, and extraordinary views—like this one caught in the morning.

Into Street or urban photography

If you enjoy exploring busy urban centers and love to take photographs, here's a quick tips and techniques article showing how to really capture images that pop.
about 4 years ago

San Francisco, starting my journey with my Bentley Mulsanne

Starting our journey, we left the bright lights of San Francisco skyline behind
over 4 years ago

Forbes Island

This island behind me was built by Forbes himself and you can have dinner on it.
over 4 years ago

gourmet snacks

in the middle of it all
over 4 years ago

Weldon's Loot

Local artist Timothy Weldon collects the goods
over 4 years ago

Schooner

Managed to grab a nice shot of this ship as we left Fisherman's Wharf.
over 4 years ago

Iconic North Beach Architecture

Coppola Bldg. eclipsing the pyramid
over 4 years ago

North Beach Literature

synchronicity. this image seemed to reflect the north beach atmosphere. from iconic Beat bookstores to italian opera cafes and saloons it makes it hard to think about actually working
over 4 years ago

Sunset Over The Marina At Fisherman's Wharf

Dinner with friends just as the sun sets. Beautiful!
over 4 years ago

The Blues at Ferry Building

When San Francisco is in good mood (it happens, even during the summer), the quality of light is unmatched in the known Universe. The blue dissolved in the sky goes along so well with the blue resplendent in the water, that the combination invariably attaches itself to the spectator's soul.
Here we are behind The Ferry Building, leisurely gazing at Bay Bridge, after indulging in an Epi baguette from ACME Bread.
Please bring a bike in the picture and I am going cuckoo.
over 4 years ago

Mural to enjoy

You have to experience this mural on Balmy Street, between 24th & 25th Street and Harrison.
You can also enjoy Humphrey Scolmbe Ice Cream on Harrison & 24th Street.
Few murals on Balmy Street stay permanently.
After this, you can enjoy fresh made tortilla at La Palma, 2 blocks from Harrison & 24th Street.
Visit Mural Center on 24th Street right after Balmy Street.
AFAR Local Expert
over 4 years ago

Fiery Sunset

As wonderful as it is to travel to far flung places, I won't forget that I live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

We took a long bike ride from San Francisco, over the Golden Gate Bridge, to Tiburon, where we had a few drinks at Sam's Anchor Café and then caught the ferry back.

While we were waiting, I snapped this picture. No color enhancements. Just nature doing her thing. You go girl!
over 4 years ago

grab sustainable sunglasses, skateboard and organic dinner!

next time you're in sf, pick up some sustainable sunglasses at Wooed, maybe grab a skateboard at skate on haight and skate on down to dinner at Gracias Madre in the Mission.... organic Mexican food with great atmosphere and arguably the best logo in SF... well maybe Ritual coffee's logo is better, on Valencia/21st. So after dinner head for ritual and soak up some SF good vibes!!
over 4 years ago

Eating Hamburgers!

Eat at the bar here. The burger is only on the bar menu or you can get a reservation in main dining room and order off of bar menu too
over 4 years ago

Sightseeing in San Francisco, CA

San Francisco is a wonderful city where everyday life is complimented by amazing views. It has its distinctive smell and taste that is impossible to forget. It is a city of contrasts where busy day life meets relaxing night activities including boat tours, Golden Gate Park walks, and nice dinners at the Fisherman's Wharf.
over 4 years ago

Defunct Train Ferry Slip

This train ferry slip is one of the many sites to be seen along The Embarcadero in San Francisco.
over 4 years ago

Biking to Sausalito

Invigorating and beautiful bike across Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco into Sausalito on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon. Many memories made with 62-year old mom.