Thursday, February 23, 2017

Modern Architecture: Leading-Edge Atrium Design


The Crocker Galleria mall in downtown San Francisco has one of the coolest contemporary atrium designs inside. The colors, reflections, and lighting change based on the time of day and the current weather circumstances, offering versatile photography moments at any time.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sweeping Cityscape Skyline Views of San Francisco


The perfect, sunny day after weeks of nonstop rain. After making my way to Corona Heights Park, I captured this bright view of downtown San Francisco's ever growing, rising rows of skyscrapers. I loved the rock formations at this park so included them at the forefront of this epic scene.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Cloud Gate: "The Bean" Sculpture in Chicago


Was obsessed with all the different Cloud Gate sculpture pictures at Millennium Park on the internet, so had to see it for myself in daylight and during the night hours. It's particularly stunning at night with the clear skies, a hint of clouds, and the skyscraper reflections. This is such a versatile sculpture that offers so many different photo opportunities and perspectivesclear days, foggy daysthere is never a bad picture.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Dreamy California Palm Trees and Winter Sunsets


The glow from sunsets and palm trees is always a spectacular sight. Because sunsets add on to the beauty of palm trees, I decided to tweak the sky a bit by adjusting it with orange tones and increasing the contrast and color saturation, creating that relaxing sunset vibe to a picture-perfect palm tree day.