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Fireworks and “Flashjacking” on the 4th


From our perch upon a rooftop in the Mission, we could barely see the “official fireworks” launched from the pier… but that’s okay, because we were surrounded by the best illegal fireworks in the city. At 19th and Folsom, we had huge explosions launching a block or two in just about any direction. So I set my iPhone on a tripod, and used the Lightbomber app to capture long exposure shots of friends, as the fireworks popped behind them. I then popped off color filtered flashes manually from an external camera flash (for the shots below).
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Sunday Streets through a smart phone

Coming to a stop.

I love Sunday Streets, the semi-frequent city event that opens up large chunks of Valencia and 24th streets to walking traffic. I never set out to “document” the event, but after a few hours of walking through the friendly crowd of families, artists, and whatevers, it’s hard not to leave with a few decent photos. Can’t wait for the next one on July 1st.
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Lift Y’r Skinny Fists

Daily App Experiment #201: "Raise y'r skinny fists..."

Lift Y’r Skinny Fists (Like Antennas to the Heavens)“, piece number 199 in my yearlong Daily App Experiment, captures Sutro Tower during the sunset. Although it has a very painted look, the piece was created with Camera+, Pic Smoother, and TrueHDR, with a few camera hacks along the way.
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What’s he building in there?

What's he building in there?

An intriguing passageway beside one of the many closed down theaters on Mission Street in San Francisco. Shot with an iPhone 4 using a Photojojo Fisheye lens and processed with Camera+.

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