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photographing travis - about

Photographing Travis Photography Journal by Travis Wise Social:  Flickr ,  Google+ ,  Instagram ,  Facebook , Twitter ,  Tumblr , RSS Influencers: Steven Gong , Modern Monk ,  Timmie R. ,  Ivan Makarov ,  Korey Lee , Roger Spiniti Equipment: Nexus 6,  Ricoh GR ,  Sony A7R , Moto X , Canon Powershot SD 880IS , Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT ,  Samsung Galaxy Nexus , Google Nexus S , Google Nexus One , Canon Powershot SD 800IS , Canon Powershot SD 300 , Canon Powershot S230 When I was in elementary school, my parents bought me a plastic film camera. That sparked my interest in photography. I shot an entire roll of film in one day! Then my parents explained how “developing film” worked, and how much it cost compared to my allowance. When I was in high school, my first job was at a 1-hour film processing store. Our specialty was developing pictures for real estate appraisals (and amateur porn). I used a film camera with basic zoom abilities, and was captivated by photography. In the l

tourist in san francisco

[Reference:  List of things to do in San Francisco - from my friend Andy] By Car: There is a 49 Mile Scenic Route that takes you around San Francisco (and marked by small signs, but first print it out in case you miss the signs). This route takes you through or near several of San Francisco’s cool spots - be sure t o stop and take pictures! - including: 1) Presidio & Golden Gate Bridge a) Stop and walk to the middle of it from SF side b) Optionally drive across the Bridge to the Marin Headlands for a fantastic view of the Bridge and San Francisco 2) Top of Twin Peaks - A birds eye view of the center of the city. You may want to return at night - clear nights are particularly beautiful. 3) Golden Gate Park - Golden Gate Park is larger than New York’s Central Park, and is home to several attractions. To name a few: a) The de Young Museum b) California Academy of Sciences c) Golden Gate Park Aquarium d) The Conservatory of Flowers e) Buffalo (Yes, there are live buffalo