Photo Adventure #4: the San Francisco Zoo

grasshopper in the Insect Zoo, SF Zoo

I love going to the zoo in the summer in SF. The weather’s perfect (70 degrees, sunny, breezy) so the animals are always out and moving around. I live about a mile from the zoo but if you are an out-of-towner, you’ll want to use the MUNI train system to get you there (L-Taraval train takes you straight to the front gate). The zoo is heavily forested (map) so you might want to bring a light jacket for walking in the shade. You may also want to go in the early morning as there are always school children running around.
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Golden Gate Park: Part 1

South Windmill, Golden Gate Park, SF

So we’ve trekked through Golden Gate Park several times and we still haven’t seen half of it. There’s lots to do, especially if you’re a photographer in search of great shots. Some of my favorite spots include the Conservatory of Flowers and the Japanese Tea Garden. Some other cool sites in the park are the Strybing Arboretum and Strawberry Hill.

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Photo Adventure #1: SF’s Haight-Ashbury

on the move

I’ve come to realize that San Francisco is a town full of photographic enticements. I’ve been taking pictures here consistently for about a year and it seems as if I’ve barely scratched the surface. I’ve taken thousands of pictures covering most of the city and have come to realize that I should share my little photo journeys with everyone else. I’m particularly interested in sharing with other photographers, possibly helping them prepare for their own SF adventures. So, without further adieu, here is Capturing the City’s Photo Adventure #1:

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