The Acoustic Duo of Destruction (www.herbandhanson.com), walking off into the woods as we were out camping in Yosemite. I took this one with my old Canon Powershot. It didn’t need much retouching, but I dropped the saturation a few ticks anyway. I like the “old-timey dustbowl tone” it gives it. It’s very much in theme with Herb and Hanson’s brand of old-timey, folksy music. If you live out in the DC/VA/WV area, you should definitely look them up and give them a listen.
God knows there are probably a million and one shots of Alcatraz just like this one, but I couldn’t help myself. As imposing and intimidating as the prison looks from the inside, it’s pretty tiny when you look at it from a mile away, especially in contrast to the big blue sky. I suppose it’s all just a matter of perspective.
This one was also taken outside of the de Young Museum. There’s no real story here. I just found it peculiar that someone would circle a large pot with sculptures of what appeared to be cherubs making out with scarabs.
This was taken outside of the de Young Museum, here in San Francisco. At first I hadn’t bothered with the statue as there were other, more interesting, sculptures in the area. But as I was passing it, I heard a little boy say to his father “Look dad! It’s Aslan!” The movie hadn’t come out yet, so the kid could only have known Aslan from the books.
This made me smile.