Last Day of July

July 31, 2013 - After dinner tonight, Thomas suggested we shoot some sunset photos at the beach. We went over to nearby Sunset Cliffs....
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Thomas Benson, Photographer

July 30, 2013 - Thomas wants to learn about photography, so I've loaned him by Nikon D300, which has been converted to infrared. At the...
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Paris

July 26, 2013 - Paris - why not begin with a photo that captures much of what we think of when this fabulous city comes to mind: the Eif...
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Views from A Bateau on the Seine

July 26, 2013 - It was an easy decision to move on from photographing the Eiffel Tower to taking a bateau ride on the Seine. I'm postin...
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Bridge Details

July 26, 2013 - Each bridge crossing the Seine is different with some being more elaborate and famous than others. This is my favorite....
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After the Bateau

July 26, 2013 - After my ride on the Seine, I was back at the Tracadero area, which was now quite busy with the fountains going. I took...
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Armani Show

July 26, 2013 - I was walking around with my camera when I saw a crowd in front of the National Theater, which was near my hotel. Eventu...
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Moving To 11 Rue Linne

July 26, 2013 - Rod and Kelly chose an apartment to rent in the 5th arr. (the Latin Quarter on the left bank) at 11 Rue Linne. The apart...
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Canal Saint-Martin

July 26, 2013 - My first photo of Peter this trip…we're on a two hour barge ride to the Children's Science Museum. He didn't stay in thi...
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Children's Science Museum

July 26, 2013 - The Children's Science Museum is literally on the canal route. Rod joined us after his class, and Peter loved every minu...
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Montmartre

July 26, 2013 - Basilica de Sacre-Coeur is on a hilltop in Montmartre. We took the Metro to get there; then we took a touristy "train" r...
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Euro-Disneyland

July 26, 2013 - It has been years since I've been to Disneyland in California, but Kelly & Beth took the boys last summer, and Kelly say...
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Luxembourg Gardens - last day with a camera

July 26, 2013 - Because this will be my final blog entry for this trip, I'm starting with the only photo I have of me with Peter. Kelly...
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Thomas has Arrived in San Diego

July 22, 2013 - It was after midnight by the time Thomas' plane arrived and we got him home to our house last night. He was flying in fr...
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Prague Blog Begins

July 15, 2013 - A judge at a competition meeting of my camera club once commented that a certain photo was great as part of a collection...
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Views of Prague's Old Town Square

July 14, 2013 - The Old Town Square is probably the most popular tourist spot in Prague, and it is where I spent my first day. One of th...
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Prague's Astronomical Clock

July 13, 2013 - One of the most popular icons of Prague is the astonishing astronomical clock. Built in 1410, it's the oldest astronomic...
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More Images of Prague's Old Town Square

July 13, 2013 - On my first full day in Prague, I just wandered around the Old Town Square with my camera having fun. For a photographer...
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Prague's Vitava River & Charles Bridge

July 12, 2013 - The Vitiva is the longest river in the Czeck Republic. Of the eighteen bridges that cross the Vivita, the most famous is...
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Prague Buildings/Details

July 11, 2013 - Once across the Charles Bridge, there are many impressive buildings, just as there are in the Old Town Square. This is a...
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Walls in Prague

July 10, 2013 - Graffiti is commonplace in Prague, but the city is so clean otherwise, that it was easy for me to see it as self-express...
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Prague Castle

July 08, 2013 - Prague Castle was founded in the first century! It's the city's most important building and serves as the Czeck Republic...
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"Home Sweet Home" in Prague

July 07, 2013 - Four nights in Prague! It was exciting to be here as an extra treat before my trip to Paris. I've never gone to a foreig...
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Final Glimpses of Prague

July 05, 2013 - This is a picture of Dagmar, the local tour guide I hired before I left San Diego to show me around Prague for six hours...
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