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- The Art of Urban Exploration
Slideshow with audio and narration delving into the attraction of Urban Exploration. This piece accompanied a San Francisco Chronicle article on the subject.
- Capturing San Francisco 100 Years Later
To commemorate the centennial of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, I re-shot George Lawrence’s landmark photograph, “San Francisco in Ruins.”
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For decades, dozens of forgotten Navy and merchant ships have been corroding in Suisun Bay, 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. These historic vessels—the Mothball Fleet—served their country in four wars: WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and Desert … Continue reading
The distinct Hawaiian-themed funnels of the abandoned S.S. Independence cruise ship, visible from both I-280 and HWY 101, were a familiar site to commuters in San Francisco. The neglected ghost ship sat unused in the Pier 70 drydocks from 2004–2008, … Continue reading
According to the New York Times, the Magnitude 7.9 earthquake and fire that destroyed San Francisco on April 18, 1906 was the first widely photographed disaster. Of all the photos documenting the devastation, perhaps none are as striking as George … Continue reading