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Posts tagged “San Diego

Seaport Village at Night

HDR, Hyatt, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego, Seaport Village

Seaport village at night with the Grand Manchester Hyatt of San Diego in the background.

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Scripps Pier

La Jolla, La Jolla Shores, Landscape, San Diego, Scripps Pier, sunset

Yesterday’s post was about Pacific Beach’s Pier and today’s post is just a few miles further north, Scripps Pier in La Jolla. This pier unlike the others in San Diego, is not open to the public but is mostly used for research by UCSD; to be more specific its part of the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP).

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Stroll on the beach

Beach, HDR, Pacfic Beach, Pacific Beach, Pacific Beach Pier, San Diego, sunburst

An image of people taking a stroll on the sands of Pacific Beach. Pacific Beach’s Pier is quite unique, as you can see the first portion of the pier is made of chalets which is part of a hotel. That is the Crystal Pier Hotel, the link will take you to an image of the entrance.

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Cheers!

Micro Brewery, San Diego, Stone Brewing Company

Here’s to the weekend! (This is the logo of Stone Brewing Company in North County San Diego)


Setting the path

HDR, La Jolla Cove, La Jollla, San Diego, sunset
The sun has set a very clear path down the ocean on where its going to set from that day and I tried to get it right down the middle of the stairs as if its inviting you chase it down the ocean 🙂 Have a great hump day.

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Micro Brewery

HDR, Beer, Escondido, Fermentation Tank, Forklift, Micro Brewery, North County San Diego, San Diego, The Lost Abbey

Another picture from The Lost Abbey in Escondido which is a decent sized micro brewery. Apparently San Diego is famous for its micro brewery scene and lately I’ve been touring a lot of them, definitely much better than the big macro breweries! Hope you’re enjoying the weekend.

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Casa de Manana

Casa de Manana, Children's Pool, Coast Blvd, La Jolla, La Jolla Cove, La Jollla, San Diego, sunset

An image of Casa de Manana’s retirement community with downtown La Jolla in the backdrop. It originally opened as Hotel Casa de Manana in 1923 and its original owner sold it in 1956, shortly after it was turned into a retirement community. The detailed story is available on their website, its a short read.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

black & white, monochrome, Ocean Beach, Ocean Beach Fishing Pier, San Diego, Symmetry, Vanishing Point

For this week’s entry I’m going with the Ocean Beach Fishing Pier. I just squatted down for this image and made sure that I was right down the middle to get all my lines parellel 🙂

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Descending Sun

HDR, La Jolla, La Jolla Shores, Landscape, San Diego, sunburst, sunset

Yet another week comes to an end and what better way to end it than another sunset from La Jolla shores 🙂 Hope you are enjoying the weekend.

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Beer Kegs

Beer Kegs, diptych, Micro Brewery, San Diego, Stone Brewing Company

Its Friday so in honor of the weekend here is a diptych of beer kegs at the Stone Brewing Company in Escondido. Enjoy the weekend 🙂

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Hoangie’s

Beer, Escondido, Food Truck, HDR, Hoangies Banh Mi on Wheels, Micro Brewery, San Diego, The Lost Abbey

A Picture of Hoangie’s food truck that serves Banh Mi (Vietnamese sandwiches) on the go, they are actually quite highly rated so maybe I should’ve given them a try. I took this picture outside of The Lost Abbey while touring San Diego’s North county microbreweries.

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Ferrari F430

Beer, Car, F430, Ferrari, Ferrari F430, HDR, Micro Brewery, San Diego

A parked Ferrari at the Stone Brewing Company, this is the the F430 Spyder. The F430 was produced from 2004 to 2009, its the predecessor was the 360 and it was later on replaced by the 458 Italia.

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Lifeguard Tower

Clouds, HDR, La Jolla, La Jolla Cove, La Jollla, Lifeguard Tower, San Diego, sunset

The lifeguard tower over children’s pool at La Jolla Cove around sunset. Considering how this the highest point overlooking the ocean and its on top of a rocky area, this is probably the central tower for La Jolla as the ocean is not very accesible from that point specially in case of an emergency!

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Campus Extension

Architecture, HDR, La Jolla, La Jolla Shores, Landscape, San Diego, sunset, UCSD

A part of the UCSD campus around the La Jolla Scripps Pier, this is most probably used by the research staff & graduate students of the university.

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Silky waters

La Jolla Cove, La Jollla, Neutral Density Filter, San Diego, Silky Water

A picture of La Jolla cove from children’s pool beach. Since the sun was still out and it was bright no matter how low I bumped my ISO and how small I set my aperture I couldn’t get the shutter slow enough to smooth out the water. I had to use my variable neutral density filter (which acts like a pair of sunglasses) to get the silky waters effect. In essence, the filter blocks the amount of light the sensor sees and the the shutter will remain open for a longer period to allow for a correct exposure; and this will get you the silky water effect 🙂

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