Sunset over the Pacific

A tree silhouette against a sunset over Pacific ocean, San Francisco, CA
Skylining is a photo technique utilizing a "contra light" of a dimly lit sky, usually at sunset or sunrise, with a completely black foreground, forming an interesting artificial horizon or a "skyline".

Basking in the sun

Hippodrome of Caesaria, Israel
This one is from June 2010, taken at the hippodrome of Caesaria, Israel. The 2000 years old hippodrome was built by Herod for the Roman chariot races.

SFO - Reflections

The city of San Bruno, CA with SFO reflected
This is a reflection of the San Francisco International Airport (IATA code: SFO) in the windows of an office building. A city of San Bruno can be seen on the left, with the big United Air Lines maintenance hangar, situated in the middle of the reflection.

Car and Girl

Jaguar E-type, Paris, France
I never quite understood that need to adorn the pictures of new cars with beautiful women. Is it supposed to make men think that owning the car would make them more attractive to said women or is it just a way to sneak pictures of half-dressed women into car magazines?

Columbia River Gorge

Columbia River Gorge
The Columbia River Gorge, looking upstream from Chanticleer Point - the first viewpoint on the Historic Columbia River Highway when traveling east, away from Portland, OR.

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge is the most photographed place in San Francisco and probably the most photographed bridge in the world.

Ghost Ship

Ghost ship
An ancient ghost ship is about to hit an iceberg.

While visiting my brother in Toronto, I decided to work on a picture for an online "water" photo contest.

My brother came up with an idea and we spent several hours preparing the stage, making ice ships and trying various shooting scenarios.

Leo, the dog who came home

Leo, the dog who came home
The JSPCA shelter was flooded during a downpour two weeks ago and the dogs from the flooded yards had to be evacuated. Many good people came and took home the dogs for the week that the shelter was uninhabitable.

Street Muse

A Russian accordionist playing at the Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy
A Russian accordionist playing at the Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy.

Winter is coming

Snow in Jerusalem
Snow is a very rare thing in Jerusalem - most winters it does not snow at all, and there is never more than a few days of snow. Today Jerusalem was hit by the worst snowstorm in the last 20 years.

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