Showing posts with label photography. Show all posts
Showing posts with label photography. Show all posts

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Sunset underneath the Golden Gate Bridge

Like last year, I went to photograph the sun set behind the Golden Gate Bridge. I went to the Berkeley marina because it was at sea level and at the angle (see the end of this post for details).

The clouds were beautiful:

The sun set perfectly behind the bridge:

All in all, it was beautiful:

I went back today but it was too foggy so I walked out on the pier instead...

... and caught a couple shots of Berkeley:

To anyone looking to capture shots involving the precise position of celestial bodies, I highly recommend The Photographer's Ephemeris (free for desktop download, paid iPhone and Android apps).

Friday, February 18, 2011

Creative and beautiful pictures, delicious treats, and a MATLAB puzzle

Ordinary objects come to life

Take a look around the world from above

These red velvet cake balls look delicious!

MATLAB puzzle (solutions at link):

if (BLANK)
    disp('I Love ')
What can replace BLANK to get the print-out (exactly): I Love MATLAB

And finally, how this blog is created (follow the link for the full-size comic and hovertext):

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Sunset behind the Golden Gate Bridge

I went up the hills behind the UC Berkeley campus on Friday with some friends
to photograph the sun setting behind the Golden Gate Bridge.

I went up again today and, although it was cloudy, managed to get this shot: