The Marin Headlands rewards hikers with amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and the hilly countryside.

The majestic design and environs of the Golden Gate Bridge make it a photographer's delight. For bonus points, imagine Starfleet Command at the Presidio end of the bridge.

This macabre skeleton at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco drew my attention almost immediately.

Sunrises and sunsets have a special beauty on the ocean.

It's springtime for George Washington (or at least his statue); he appears to be resting among blooming magnolias.

In the frozen Capitol Reflecting Pool beneath a gorgeous sunset, I found a brilliant and scintillating photographic experience unlike any other I'd had in Washington, DC.