Tag Archives: the bay area

These are the very last pictures of our Christmas trip to the Bay Area…

I know, it seems like I have been sharing these sunset pictures forever… but I took a lot of them. You might recall that the rest of my family was back in San Diego, and I was spending some quality … Continue reading

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Snowy mountains and sunsets…

California. We have everything here. These are a few photos left over from Christmas in the Bay Area and my recent trip with my younger daughter to the snowy mountains. Okay, see you soon.

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More California sunsets to look at if you are sick and tired of looking at the cover ideas for my newest novel…

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What do some photos of the San Francisco Bay have to do with my new job?

Well, mostly they are here because I still have some photos I took when I was there at Christmas, but there is a tie-in or two. Firstly, there is the ever present irony of the fact that when you are … Continue reading

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Fun with the sun… (or); Instead of just showing you the rest of those photos of the sunset over the San Francisco Bay that I took when I went with my mom into the hills above Berkeley during Christmas vacation, what if I intersperse them with copies upon which I worked some digital magic… part 4… special ‘liquefy filter’ edition…

I don’t know why I haven’t spent more time playing with the ‘liquefy’ effect in Photoshop! It has a twirl option!!! I tried to twirl only the sky and water in that one. But the smudgy tool is fun too. … Continue reading

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Fun with the sun… (or); Instead of just showing you the rest of those photos of the sunset over the San Francisco Bay that I took when I went with my mom into the hills above Berkeley during Christmas vacation, what if I intersperse them with copies upon which I worked some digital magic… part 3…

Did it take you a moment, if you didn’t read the title of the post, to even notice that there was something weird about that photo of San Francisco? Because the original photo looked like that. I love that just … Continue reading

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Fun with the sun… (or); Instead of just showing you the rest of those photos of the sunset over the San Francisco Bay that I took when I went with my mom into the hills above Berkeley during Christmas vacation, what if I intersperse them with copies upon which I worked some digital magic… part 2…

Sorry, but that digital filter never gets old. Also, ‘groovy rainbow’ sort of sums up the Bay Area, what with its history of the hippy and counterculture movements. Here is the original photo… Okay, let’s see now… That is a … Continue reading

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