Thursday, January 28, 2010

Glowing Bamboo

As the day came to a close at the San Diego Zoo, our party ventured through an area with oversized bamboo. This bamboo grove did not merely consist of shoots, but full-grown stalks.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Balboa Evening Stroll

On a warm evening the summer air began to cool as evening fell upon San Diego's Balboa Park. This couple will forever be locked in my memory of this lovely architectural sight. The couple's affection for each other was apparent to anyone watching the two lovebirds stroll through the park.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Back-alley Cathedral



Backpacking through Europe with a couple of my friends was a great experience. We saw many sights in a handful of countries, tasted new cuisine, had snowball fights in city-centers, and much more. On one occasion in Prague, we walked through a medieval city and came across this rather surprising cathedral.

For the size of the walled-city, this cathedral seemed to be out of proportion. That is how planners formerly constructed towns. The most important structures were outsized both for symbolism and practicality. If you have not thought about urban planning or design lately, try looking at the details of your city. Could you tell which edifices are most important to the community by solely examining the exterior architecture?

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Miner's Diner

Wispy clouds dusted the deep azure sky outside of the big city. At elevation the air was crisp, cleansing, and cool. The stark contrast between the brightly lit stonework and the vibrant sky was enough to bring the camera to eye-level and expose a frame.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Julian Garage Est. 1917

Happy New Year from Julian, California!