Category: ‘USA’


Point Reyes – Lighthouse

Monday, November 30th, 2009 No Comments »

Finally had a chance to visit Point Reyes National Seashore this past weekend after a very long time. It’s about 1.5 – 2 hours north of San Francisco. These pictures are of the lighthouse and surroundings.


AAU Spring Show 2009

Saturday, May 30th, 2009 No Comments »

At the end of each spring semester, the Academy of Art has their annual spring show which showcases the best student work. We produced some really great Visual Effects and Animation work this year. If anyone lives in San Francisco, definitely check it out. It’s open house for all, but hurry since the show closes on June 11th, 2009.


VFX Cine – RED One shoot – Marina

Sunday, March 29th, 2009 No Comments »

For our second field trip, the school rented a RED One Camera and we shot a few plates in the Marina district of San Franscisco. There has been a lot of hype about the RED so it was really nice to be able to mess around with it. I have to say, it can be quite intimidating at first with all the options that are available on it. The great thing about the red is that you completely bypass any film processing as the files are stored digitally onto either a harddrive or memory card. We shot a few items at high frame rate at 160fps.


VFX Cine – 35mm shoot – Treasure Island

Saturday, February 28th, 2009 No Comments »

This was the first field trip in my VFX Cinematography class. The location is Treasure Island in between San Francisco and the East Bay. We used a 35mm Film Camera and we also had a Panasonic HPX 500 digital camera. This was the first time most of us ever used a 35mm camera so this was quite a treat.


Red Bull Soap Box Race

Saturday, October 18th, 2008 No Comments »

There was event today in the mission district of San Francisco – The Red Bull soap box race. I imagined it was going to be a small event, but it actually turned to be huge – estimated about 75,000 people.


Fleet Week – Blue Angels

Saturday, October 11th, 2008 No Comments »

The air show is happening right now this weekend in San Francisco. I had a chance to see the test runs by the Blue Angels fighter jets yesterday. Here are some photos:


San Diego

Monday, August 18th, 2008 No Comments »

I went to San Diego for the first time this past weekend. I went to the famous San Digeo zoo of course, along will some touring around the city.


New York Botanical Garden

Monday, May 29th, 2006 No Comments »

Sky Pond Trail

Saturday, October 22nd, 2005 No Comments »

Napa Valley

Friday, October 14th, 2005 No Comments »

Florida Keys

Sunday, May 15th, 2005 No Comments »

Echo Canyon Park

Sunday, May 8th, 2005 No Comments »

Desert Botanical Garden

Sunday, May 8th, 2005 No Comments »

Grand Canyon

Saturday, May 7th, 2005 No Comments »

Olympic National Park

Sunday, April 17th, 2005 No Comments »

Space Needle

Saturday, April 16th, 2005 No Comments »

Half Moon Bay – Highway 1

Saturday, April 9th, 2005 No Comments »

Mount Diablo State Park

Saturday, April 9th, 2005 No Comments »

San Francisco – City, Golden Gate

Friday, April 8th, 2005 No Comments »

Starved Rock State Park

Friday, February 25th, 2005 No Comments »