The SpectraLight Photography Blog

The place to expand your knowledge and love of photography.

Browsing Posts tagged San Francisco

The Mocha Monkey had a close encounter of the bizarre kind when he got caught up in the Carnaval parade in San Francisco’s Mission district in May. As a group of dancers passed by, one of the girls nabbed MM for a quick photo. Although it was love at first sight, MM quickly came back down […]

During the Mocha Monkey’s May trip to San Francisco, he met the conductor of one of the city’s world famous cable cars. After a little “monkeying around,” the conductor allowed MM to operate the grip handle which propels the cable car. From MM’s brief cable car history lesson, he learned that San Francisco first put them in service […]

The Mocha Monkey was almost stranded overnight in a parking lot near the Golden Gate Bridge during his recent trip to San Francisco. After meeting his new friend, Stephanie Hernandez from New Mexico (pictured here), MM went to his car to get a late dinner. As he approached the park exit, he realized a gate […]

The Mocha Monkey met Vlad and Tanya while visiting the Golden Gate Bridge on a recent trip to San Francisco. They became “fast friends” as they ran along the shoreline together. Seems like everywhere MM goes, people want to hang out with the little guy!

Saturday in San Francisco included a stop in China Town. The Mocha Monkey found a store offering the most “heavenly” of foods and immediately made himself at home. Check back often to read about other San Francisco adventures of the Mocha Monkey.

Late Friday, the Mocha Monkey nearly fell off a cliff along California Highway 1 between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. Apparently trying to get a closer look at the Pacific Ocean, he got too close to the edge of the rocks and slipped. After he called out that he was in trouble, I immediately pulled him to safety. Although […]

I’m flying to San Francisco to photograph Alcatraz and other historic sites for a photo book of America’s greatest destinations. I don’t know that I’ll actually have any Rice-A-Roni with the amazing international food choices available there.