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San Francisco, last day of 2011

31 December 2011.

Dropping off my friend at 830am at SFO Airport on their way to México was a great opportunity to have a look at the airport itself. Even better was catching some visuals within the city, all on the last day of 2011 …

BART, El Cerrito Plaza, Bay Area
BART station El Cerrito Plaza, at sunrise.

SFO International AirportSFO International Airport
SAN FRAncisCO INternational airport.

BART, San Francisco International Airport
BART station San Francisco International Airport.

street advert, Skyy vodka, San Francisco
Street advertisement, O’Farrell at Powell.

California, Powell, streetcar, San Francisco
Down/north to the Bay Bridge, California at Powell.

Chinatown, Grant, Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco
Pyramid over Grant (at Clay).

Telegraph Hill, Coit Tower, Greenwich, Grant, San Francisco
Coit Tower, Telegraph Hill.

Vespa, Piaggio, scooter, Telegraph Hill, North Beach, San FranciscoVespa, Piaggio, scooter, Telegraph Hill, North Beach, San Francisco
Ain’t this a cute little red Vespa?

Sushi on North Beach, San Francisco
OH HAI! Sushi on North Beach, Columbus.

Bill Weber, mural, jazz, Columbus, Broadway, North Beach, San Francisco
Jazz mural by Bill Weber, Columbus at Broadway.

Social commentary, graffiti, Columbus, Broadway, North Beach, San Francisco
“If at first you don’t succeed – call an airstrike”, Columbus at Broadway.

1st-quarter, moon, Transamerica Pyramid, Columbus, San Francisco
Moon and pyramid, San Francisco style. (1st-quarter lunar-phase, and Transamerica Pyramid)

In all, a pretty good way to end 2011.

Please also check out these posts from San Francisco:

I made the photos above on 31 December 2011 with the Canon EOS450D (XSi) camera with the Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens. This post appears originally on Fotoeins Fotopress (

11 Responses to “San Francisco, last day of 2011”

  1. xandreverkes

    Oh great post Henry!!!!! 🙂 The photo of the view of the bay bridge is stunning…. very goooooood composition… the way the road/tram tracks lead your eyes over the whole photo to the bridge!!! Stunning!!! 🙂 **


    • fotoeins

      Thank you, Xandre! 🙂 I still feel very fortunate to have opened my eyes enough to see some of these sights, and just as fortunate to have used my camera to take these photos. Thanks again for reading and for leaving your very kind comments!


    • fotoeins

      Hi, Erin. I didn’t realize San Francisco was your favourite home-city! I’m very grateful the weather was cooperative the entire time between Christmas Day and just after New Year’s, because the light and the air were both beautiful for photography.

      By the way, I hope to come back and visit Madrid again this fall! 🙂 Thanks for reading, y muchas gracias por su respuesta!


  2. Christina

    San Francisco is great. I had such fun riding the cable cars. I stayed in Pacific Heights, which isn’t exactly downtown but a very nice area, and thought Filmore Street was great for food and small boutiques. Great pictures!!


    • fotoeins

      Hi, Christina. The cable cars are great rides, aren’t they? No matter what time of year, they’re always popular! Pacific Heights looks like a great neighbourhood – although the area isn’t quite downtown, the centre is accessible with MUNI. Thanks again for reading and your kind comments!


    • fotoeins

      Hi, Stephen. As always, your city showed its best to me, this last time under warm spring-like conditions in late-December/early-January. Thanks for reading and for your comment!


    • fotoeins

      Hah! That’s not bad at all. I can’t complain either, as I’m presently in the greater Los Angeles area.


    • Stephen Kelly Creative

      oops … spoke to soon. cold front moved in last night and now we’re pretty much where we should be, in the high 40s, low 50s, which is still none too shabby.


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