San Francisco SailGP – Racing Day 2

Today was the second and final day of the SailGP racing in San Francisco. While team Japan dominated yesterday, they struggled with equipment problems today. Still they came in second after Australia. Great Britain came in third, followed by USA, France and China. Congrats to Australia’s SailGP team! This was a fun event to watch […]

San Francisco SailGP – Racing Day 1

Today was the first day of racing. Three races total and Japan SailGP team won them all! Congratulation to Nathan Etheridge and his sailors and supporters. The conditions were tricky and many teams found themselves off balance at one time or another. Here are a few extracts. Additional pictures can be found in this gallery.   […]

San Francisco SailGP – Training Sessions

Big foiling sailing boats are back in San Francisco! This is the second stop of the new sailing circuit Sail GP. The boats are based on the ones used for the 2017 America’s Cup in Bermuda, but are “redesigned, re-engineered and rebuilt from the inside out”. These boats are fast (>60 mph) and they are […]

The Potrero Hill Power Plant at Night

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a few hours with my photographer friends from Studio Nocturne SF at the Potrero Hill Power Plant, an event that was organized by Greta & Manu Schnetzler. This was a fun evening and I enjoyed playing with this industrial colossus and my little flashlight. Although I was there […]

Conservatory of Flowers Illumination

Tonight I got a chance to see the rehearsal of the upcoming Illuminate and Obscura Digital light show on the Conservatory of Flowers. This is another project started by Ben Davis, the man behind The Bay Lights. While I was there, technician fine-tuned the lights, colors and patterns. This will be a cool show and […]

Patrouille de France – San Francisco Flyby

La Patrouille de France is the French equivalent of the Blue Angels. Currently they are on a US tour with their Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jets and an accompanying Airbus A400M. They criss-cross Northern America and had a Golden Gate Bridge flyby here in San Francisco, something I couldn’t miss. The Alpha Jets flew all over the […]

Clouds over Bernal Heights

It happens often that there are a few clouds hanging around Bernal Heights during the afternoon and disappearing right before sunset. But tonight the clouds stayed and it was nice to see them illuminated by the setting sun. And thank you to all the neighbours that were on the hill enjoying the scenery. It is cool to see their […]

Palace of Fine Arts at Night

Instead of sitting in front on my computer and waiting for the results of today’s election, I went to the Palace of Fine Arts to have fun with my camera. Had a good time. But now back, I have trouble finding words…. Hope you enjoy the photos without additional comments!           […]

They didn’t turn on the light.

A few weeks ago, San Francisco hosted the festivities for the Super Bowl extravaganza. A lot of buildings had their celebration lights on, like they do for the Christmas Holiday season. The Bay Lights on the Bay Bridge were up and shining again, and the Transamerica Pyramid was dressed up for this happening too. I didn’t want […]

Dancing the Wood Line

At my opening reception of the Bay Area Swiss Artists Show, I met Natalie Wagner, a Swiss dancer and choreographer, who is here in San Francisco for a six month residency. We decided to collaborate on a photoshoot and a few days ago we made it happen. Yes, I love the outdoor and landscape images, but […]

Backup plan: Golden Gate Bridge!

I haven’t been posting images on my blog for a while but this doesn’t mean I haven’t been out shooting. My backlog of pictures waiting to see the light of the day is steadily growing. I have to got to do something about that. Let’s start with last nights photos: Yesterday, I aimed to capture […]

The Bay Lights meet Panama-Pacific International Exposition Anniversary

How time flies! I took these images last Thursday night and intended to post them shortly afterwards. Obviously I got sidetracked, but now I am finally releasing them to the world. In 1915, San Francisco hosted the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) which primary purpose was to celebrate the opening of the Panama Canal. But at the same […]

5 Days of Black and White Photo Challenge

A while ago, my friend Regis challenged me to take part of the Five Day Black and White Photo Challenge. The aim is to post a new b/w image for five consecutive days and invite someone each day to join the quest. I have posted the images on social media, but thought it would be nice to […]