Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’

Protection Buddha in Japanese Tea Garden

Photo of the Japanese Tea Garden at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. Created in 1894, this five acre tea garden is the oldest in the United States.

The 11 foot tall sitting protection Buddha statue of Golden Gate Park can be found nestled amongst the trees in the Japanese Tea Garden. See more  Japanese Tea Garden images Purchase Sitting Protection Buddha PrintContinue reading «Protection Buddha in Japanese Tea Garden»


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: Aquatic Park Cove sunset – San Francisco, CA

Photo of Aquatic Cove Park sunset in San Francisco by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

While watching the sunset over the bay at Aquatic Park Cove in San Francisco, I waited until the sun was almost gone to capture this gorgeous purple and orange sky. Purchase a Sunset at Aquatic Park Cove printContinue reading «Photo of the Day: Aquatic Park Cove sunset – San Francisco, CA»


Photo of the Day: Fort Barry’s Battery Mendell – Marin County, CA

Battery Mendell photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

I came across abandoned Battery Mendell while exploring Fort Barry in Marin County, CA. Battery Mendell was used to defend the coastline in the early 1900s and was originally mounted with two guns that could be retracted into the concrete structure.  You can explore this gun battery from the outside, but bars on the windows […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Fort Barry’s Battery Mendell – Marin County, CA»


Photo of the Day: Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, CA

Golden Gate Bridge photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

Golden Gate Bridge looking north towards the Marin Headlands and Sausalito. About this photo: Exposure Info: 1/250– f/18– ISO 400 – 56mm Equipment Used: Canon 5D Mark II – Canon 124-70mm Purchase a print of this Golden Gate Bridge photo.Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, CA»


Photo of the Day: Point Bonita Lighthouse Building

Point Bonita Lighthouse Building photo by Jennifer Rondinelli Reilly

This is the Point Bonita Lighthouse building in the Marin Headlands on San Francisco Bay in California. This lighthouse is still active and maintained by the United States Coast Guard. It is the only lighthouse in America that can only be reached by suspension bridge. See more Point Bonita Lighthouse photos. About this photo: Exposure […]Continue reading «Photo of the Day: Point Bonita Lighthouse Building»


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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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