Postcards from San Francisco

San Francisco is one of the great iconic cities of the world. I was lucky enough to spend a few days there this month, travelling with my son (see last image). Whilst not specifically a photographic outing I did want to make some images of the city I had lived close to 30 years ago whilst working in Silicon Valley. Of course, capturing images of any well known and highly photogenic place is always a bit of a challenge. What’s the point in just photographing the tourist sites that you can get on any postcard? At the same time if you are travelling on pleasure it’s nice to capture something that you can look back on in the years to come. I’m planning a post on photographic cliches shortly but in the mean time here’s a few of my postcards from San Francisco.

Veteran's Day Parade - Fishermans Wharf

Veteran’s Day Parade – Fishermans Wharf

Veteran's Day Parade - Fishermans Wharf

Veteran’s Day Parade – Fishermans Wharf

Watching the Parade

Watching the Parade

North Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge

North Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge

Sun Setting Over the Bay

Sun Setting Over the Bay

Coit Tower from Lombard Street

Coit Tower from Lombard Street

The Classic American Diner

The Classic American Diner

Golden Gate Bridge from Alcatraz

Golden Gate Bridge from Alcatraz

Could Al Capone Have Washed Here?

Could Al Capone Have Washed Here?

City View from the Twin Peaks

City View from the Twin Peaks

Doctor Dave

Doctor Dave

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