Fog City Diner is a San Francisco staple. This was shot as a multi-frame panorama making the image size about 12,000 pixels. I got lucky with no cars out front, but would have loved to have had a couple in a front booth.
Photographed in high dynamic range brackets for a multi-frame panorama, Huntington Library shows the wealth of the great industrialist still. Or was he a robber-baron. Hmm. Beautiful spot. I’m told Mr Huntington owned a continuous stretch of land from Pasadena all the way to … Huntington Beach.
This may be the best example of high dynamic range imaging, at least making the best use of the extended range that can be brought to a single reproduced image without a bunch of PhotoShop work. I put together a little tutorial a while back on using PTGUI Pro to
Fossil Falls, east of Highway 395 south of Lone Pine, is an easy hike and neat place. Carved by water out of an old lava flow, you can find several places where local Indians must have ground grain. http://maps.google.com/maps?
Actually, it is Point Lobos, California, one of the favorite spots of Ansel Adams and Eddie Weston. This is a large scale image, over 12,000 pixels in original capture. It prints nicely at 8 feet across.