Tag Archives: Petaluma

Palm trees of Petaluma

Even though this is a straight on shot, I’m not including it in the ongoing “straight on” series. Following the pattern, that series needs to be more intimate–more tightly framed. In my around town walking range, “intimate” straight on shots … Continue reading

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Home town views

Here are a couple of Petaluma views taken on different days while out and about in the home town. From Penry Park: Looking towards the River Heritage Center from First Street: Lens:     First shot: Canon EF 40mm f/2.9 … Continue reading

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Burgers • Shakes • Fries

Maggie and I recently celebrated our 14th wedding anniversary (we’ve been together a LOT longer). As is my wont, I took her out for some fine dining. Of course, she’s complicit–and this joint makes a great burger. Lens: Canon EF … Continue reading

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Petaluma Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras came to Petaluma this year on a lovely, warmish February night. A good crowd of musicians and revelers showed up for the “impromptu” parade around town. All good fun! Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L–no flash, all AUTO ISO. … Continue reading

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Taco Truckin’ on a Friday Night

Friday night is taco time here at the homestead, and our fave tacos come from the Taqueria Santa Cruz taco truck. Here are some shots I grabbed while waiting for an order this past Friday: Selecting: Working: Hanging: Waiting: Lens: … Continue reading

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First Street framed

Here’s a recent shot taken down by the waterfront not far from my house. I tweaked it to taste. Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm at 58mm. 1/400 at f/8, ISO 100. Canon 5DM3 in the vicinity.

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Julia Morgan house

I don’t often take photos of houses, but occasionally I’ll get a wild hair and go for a walk in a residential area with a camera. This lovely house, just a block outside of downtown Petaluma, was designed by famous … Continue reading

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Industrial mood

Here’s an abstract image of one of the grain factories in town. I cropped the original shot to a 4:3 aspect ratio and desaturated the color about 70%. Why not? Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L at 100mm. 1/250 at f/8.0, … Continue reading

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Moonrise over First Street

After watching the 4th of July fireworks down by the river in Petaluma, I grabbed this shot while walking home. Yes, I shot the fireworks, but this one was just more… interesting. Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm at 24mm. 1/6 second … Continue reading

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Fountain of faces

We walked from the homestead to downtown last night to see a movie. After the movie we headed over to the theater district square for a beer. While there I took a couple of shots of the fountain of faces … Continue reading

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