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Photo Set: Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

Horseshoe Bend is located near Page, AZ about 5 miles from Grand Canyon National Park.  This awe inspiring view of the Colorado River is a must see! Go early because the parking lot fills up quickly during peak hours and so does the road leading to the lot. From the lot you need to walk […]Continue reading «Photo Set: Horseshoe Bend»


Buddha Beach – Sedona, AZ

Rock cairns at Buddha Beach in Sedona by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

Sedona’s Buddha Beach is located inside Crescent Moon Ranch near Red Rock Crossing. It is believed to be the site of a powerful energy vortex so many come to meditate, relax, and of course build their own stone “Buddha”. Images ©2016 Jennifer Rondinellli Reilly. All Rights Reserved. No use without permission. Purchase prints of these Buddha […]Continue reading «Buddha Beach – Sedona, AZ»


Photo of the Day: Inside Fort Point – San Francisco

Photo of Inside Fort Point by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

Fort Point  is an abandoned Civil War Era brick costal fortification that is located on the south side of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.  This is an amazing place to explore! If you visit I recommend going to the roof for the incredible view. You will see the bay on one side, the Pacific […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Inside Fort Point – San Francisco»


Photo of the Day: Stingray at Aquarium of the Bay – San Francisco

Stingray swimming at Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

While visiting the Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco I toured their underwater tunnels and sat waiting for a stingray to swim over me to get this shot.  If you go I suggest getting there right when it opens so you can have some time to shoot in the tunnels before the crowds arrive.  Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Stingray at Aquarium of the Bay – San Francisco»


Piedmont Boutique on Haight Street – San Francisco

Piedmont Boutique store front photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

Piedmont Boutique is located at 1452 Haight St. in the heart of the Haight/Ashbury district of San Francisco. Since opening in 1981, Piedmont Boutique has become the premier place to get costumes, wigs, festival gear, drag and party wear. Their eclectic store front window sits right below the Haight’s famous set of giant legs in fishnet […]Continue reading «Piedmont Boutique on Haight Street – San Francisco»


Photo of the Day: Golden Gate Bridge Sunset

Golden Gate Bridge photo taken from Marin Headlands by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

Sunset at Marin Headlands in Sausalito, CA facing the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco. About this photo: Exposure Info:   – 3 shot s at 0.8, 1/5, 3.2 then merged – f/22 – ISO 100 – 37mm Equipment Used: – Canon EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) – Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Golden Gate Bridge Sunset»


Photo of the Day: View from Twin Peaks – San Francisco, CA

Twin Peaks view of San Francisco by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

View from San Francisco’s Twin Peaks. About this photo: Exposure Info: Bracketed 3 shots at 1/15, 1/60, 1/250 then merged them  – f/22 – ISO 100 – 115mm Equipment Used: –Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL) –Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: View from Twin Peaks – San Francisco, CA»


Photo of the Day: Rockaway Beach – Pacifica, CA

Rockaway Beach in Pacifica California by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

Traveling south from San Francisco to Half Moon Bay I discovered a stunning shoreline section of the Pacific Ocean known as Rockaway Beach in Pacifica, CA.   The views here are incredible!  I had the place all to myself so I did a 20 second exposure with a Lee 100x100mm Big Stopper 3.0 neutral density filter. […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Rockaway Beach – Pacifica, CA»


Photo of the Day: Alcatraz administration building hallway

Alcatraz

You can find this spooky hallway upon entering the prison administration building on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. Notes: Exposure Info: 1/50 – f/5 – ISO 6400 – 24mm Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark II & Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 VCContinue reading «Photo of the Day: Alcatraz administration building hallway»


Photo of the Day: Moon over downtown Chicago

moon over downtown Chicago and the Willis TOwer photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

This photo of the day features a moon rise over a section of downtown Chicago and the Willis Tower. This image  was captured from the 16th floor balcony of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Notes: Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark II , Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 VC Get this image.  Visit the print shop! Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Moon over downtown Chicago»


Photo of the Day: Downtown Chicago and the Willis Tower

Downtown Chicago and the Willis Tower photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly.

This photo of the day features downtown Chicago’s Willis Tower.  Formerly known as the Sears Tower, it is the tallest building in Chicago, the second tallest building in the United States, and the 11th tallest building in the world. This image  was captured from the 16th floor balcony of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Notes: Exposure […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Downtown Chicago and the Willis Tower»


Photo of the Day: Carousel at Pier 39 in San Francisco

photo of the Carousel on Pier 39 in San Francisco by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

This elaborate, two story, Italian made carousel is hand painted with popular bay area attractions including  Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, Chinatown, Lombard Street, Alcatraz and of course the beloved sun bathing California sea lions.  Found on Fisherman’s Wharf at the bay end of Pier 39, the carousel boasts 1,800 twinkling lights and 32 animals to […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Carousel at Pier 39 in San Francisco »


Photo of the Day: Alcatraz hospital stairway

Alcatraz hospital stairway photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

This dark spooky stairway leads to Alcatraz Island’s prison hospital. Currently defunct, the hospital opened in the 19th century to service the United States Army as they ran Fort Alcatraz and it continued to provide medical services once the military fort transitioned to a federal penitentiary.  The hospital is currently not on the traditional Alcatraz […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Alcatraz hospital stairway»


Photo of the Day: American flag flies over downtown Boston

American flag over Boston photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

The American flag flies high in one of the nation’s oldest cities – Boston, MA. Notes: Exposure Info: 1/400– f/14– ISO 320 – 47mm Equipment Used: Canon 40D  & Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6  IS USMContinue reading «Photo of the Day: American flag flies over downtown Boston»


Photo of the Day: Barred prison windows of Alcatraz

Alcatraz cell block window photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

Today’s photo comes from Alcatraz Island Penitentiary in San Francisco, CA.  These giant barred windows can be seen all over the facility, but this particular group can be found if you look up while walking the hallway in the main cell block building.  Rich with texture, rust, and peeling paint they begged to be photographed. […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Barred prison windows of Alcatraz »


Photo of the Day: Abandoned Building in Downtown Boston

Abandoned building in Boston photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly.

While walking around downtown Boston I discovered this rundown building that sits on the Atlantic Ocean. With it’s dilapidated exterior, incredible texture, and wide range of color it made for a perfect photographic subject. Notes: Exposure Info: 1/125– f/14– ISO 320 – 135mm Equipment Used: Canon 40D  & Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6  IS USMContinue reading «Photo of the Day: Abandoned Building in Downtown Boston»


Photo of the Day: Muir Beach overlook

Muir Beach overlook photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

Today’s image is of Muir Beach overlook facing San Francisco.  My husband and I found this awe inspiring cliffside park by accident when we got lost driving on State Route 1 north of San Francisco, CA. Afterwards we were so glad to have stumbled upon this oceanside Eden because the views of the Pacific Ocean […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Muir Beach overlook»


Photo of the Day: Giant redwood trees of Muir Woods

redwood trees of Muir Woods photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

This photo of the day comes from one of California’s most scenic and photographed regions, Muir Woods National Monument. Muir Woods is located 12 miles north of San Francisco and is home to ancient groves of redwood trees.  I was in awe as I walked through this forest and with each step I was reminded how […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Giant redwood trees of Muir Woods»


Photo of the Day: Alcatraz Penitentiary Administration Building Sign

Alcatraz administration building sign photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

I traveled to San Francisco in October and am currently sifting through the hundreds of images I came home with. Today’s photo comes from  Alcatraz Island, which was one of the favorite places I visited.  This giant sign sits fixed on the outside wall of the administration building and warns non government boats to stay […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Alcatraz Penitentiary Administration Building Sign»


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