My most popular pic on Flickr right now, almost 9,000 views: The largest living fish species, the whale shark is a filter feeding shark, feeding on plankton, algae and krill. I was therefore in very little danger when I took this shot, although they can grow quite large (this specimen was about 12-14 m (36-40 […]

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } The Mechanics Monument. Bronze sculpture by Douglas Tilden in San Francisco at Market, Bush and Battery. Dedicated in 1901, this sculpture also known as the Donahue Memorial Fountain, celebrates Peter Donahue, a successful San […]

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Temple of Forgiveness. This shot of the Temple of Forgiveness that I took at Burning Man 2007 is now my most interesting picture on Flickr, beating the picture of the Starry Bamboo Mandala I […]

Church in Bodie Bodie is a once prosperous mining town in the Eastern California Sierra Nevada, 30 miles north of Mono Lake. It became a boom town in 1877, and by 1879 it was the second largest city in California, behind only San Francisco, with over 10,000 residents. It was the first city in the […]