Photo Gallery: California 5


nice idea, ha? just another homeless without ... ... a dollar Elvis was not hijacked by aliens ... he went along voluntarily Jim Espinas thought this was his kitchen ... ... but I considered it more ... ... like a photo studio! Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco I guess SFFD stands for San Francisco Fire Department ... San Francisco Fire Department BART station (Bay Area Railway Transport?) below, Market Street, San Francisco

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.