"Richmond District" Tag Archive

February 3, 2014 » Through Our Eyes: San Francisco’s Richmond District

I participated in a wonderful photography workshop last year hosted by the Richmond District branch of the San Francisco Public Library. Throughout the workshop, Natalie Schrik was shooting documentary footage. The library just published the final video, and I absolutely love it! It’s a three-minute documentary of us shooting the neighborhood, intermixed with our commentary […]

December 19, 2013 » Early Morning Community at the Music Concourse

I took my second ever photography class recently. Once again, the focus was on story. Dorothy Kimmel of the Richmond District branch of the San Francisco Public Library organized this wonderful workshop, which was led by photojournalist Frederic Larsen. The idea was simple: Get people from the neighborhood to document the stories of the neighborhood […]

July 21, 2005 » Officially A City Guy

After nine wonderful years in the Silicon Valley, I recently moved 40 miles north to San Francisco. It’s a move I’ve thought about for many years, but a combination of circumstances finally made it reality.    (JII) Some initial impressions:    (JIJ) It’s foggy all the time. I’m enough of a Bay Area veteran to […]