Photo Gallery: California 2


also check the movies gallery for another foggy scene! part of a fire department vehicle one of those steep hills in San Francisco Chinatown, San Francisco Chinatown, San Francisco Chinatown, San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco in the background Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco in the background Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco in the background US mailboxes around Muir Beach north of San Francisco US mailboxes around Muir Beach north of San Francisco US mailboxes around Muir Beach north of San Francisco US mailboxes around Muir Beach north of San Francisco US mailboxes around Muir Beach north of San Francisco a more dull guy red light district, San Francisco, at night (prostituion is illegal in California)

photographer: Klaus Hildner
Copyright © 2000 Klaus Hildner • www.hildner.deklaus@hildner.de
camera: Nikon Coolpix 990 (digital, 3.34 Megapixel)
location: San Francisco, California (+ surroundings)
Stamp shots have been added later.
date: see file names (yyyymmdd-nnnn.gif/.jpg)
technique: original image size 2 048 x 1 1536 pixels
JPEG compression to roughly 1/8 of original file size

no image manipulation besides

  • UV filtering (on location),
  • sharpening (digital filter in the camera)
  • rotation, cropping, resizing (down to 1 024 pixels), + brightness adjustment (Adobe Photoshop)
panorama shots: those have been stitched; visit The Panorama Factory web site

image quality: The Nikon supports

  • 1/16 ("basic"),
  • 1/8 ("normal"),
  • 1/4 ("fine") compression and
  • no compression ("hi", i. e. raw TIFF
    with an image size of approximately 16 MB at 2 048 x 1 536.