(2048×1631) Last weekend was SF Carnaval in the Mission. The parade starts at 9:30 (usually later), but the interesting parts happen before, around 8:00-8:30 when the performers and floats are preparing for the event. Of course, with each passing year more and more photographers show up early for this unfettered and intimate access to the Continue reading →
(2048×833) Reese and Jenny, on the corner of 24th and Alabama.
(1653×2048) Ryan, taken around the corner at 21st and Capp Street.
(1653×2048) Chitostyle is Chris Tong, a designer & front end engineer from Vancouver. Chris works for Pivotal Labs (San Francisco), largely for the Pivotal Tracker team. The last time Chris was visiting us, I took him around the corner to this dark brown wall that’s frequently tagged. I thought it would make an interesting backdrop Continue reading →
Here are a pair of shots I took of Ryan last Monday. I’ve been holding onto a factory-sealed box of Fuji 160 NPS with an expiration date of 2005. I decided to crack the seal and give it a spin. In late morning, many of the Mission’s colorful alleyways are still relatively quiet and Monday’s Continue reading →
So, ever since the holiday break I have been shooting a lot in the neighborhood. So much so, that I’m quite tired of developing film. I purchased a second tank so I can develop twice as much film at once, I’m spending 4-6 hours at a time in the darkroom to process film once a Continue reading →
(2048×1630) These old mopeds have made a sort of comeback in San Francisco, at least I keep seeing them more frequently. This Motobecane was at the corner of 24th and Hampshire, and I took this pretty early so i had to shoot at 1/25 and wide open. The light in the Mission doesn’t get bright Continue reading →
On the concrete banister to the right of this car is written in marker, “Hipster House”. It’s the mark of anti-gentrification in San Francisco’s Mission District. I also love how two cars are wedged in this little crevice between houses. The neighborhood is full of little scenes like this. As I start going through these Continue reading →