Photography is a hobby of mine, as well as something I do for photo reference and texture source.

Fleet Week

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Once every year San Francisco celebrates Fleet Week, a display put on by the US Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Events include a fair on the marina green, tours of docked Navy vessels, and more. The crown jewel of Fleet Week is a series of aerial performances by various groups with a finale by the Blue Angels. It's really hard to capture those high-performance jets with only a consumer-grade point-and-shoot camera and tripod but I manage. (Photos from Fleet Week 2007, 2008, and 2010; taken with a Canon PowerShot A640.)

Golden Gate Park

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Golden Gate Park is San Francisco's largest park. At 1,017 acres, it is about 20% larger than Central Park in New York City. It has many attractions including the De Young Museum, Academy of Sciences, San Francisco Botanical Garden, Conservatory of Flowers, and many others. It is often used as a staging ground for various festivals and concerts.

Skies

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Various sky and cloud pictures taken at a variety of locations.

San Francisco

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Pictures taken from around the beautiful city of San Francisco.