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A Tree along Market Street

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 27 December 2009 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

San Francisco

In front of the Matson Building - which we visited yesterday. I loved how the light fell upon this humble tree. It being Christmas morning - I adopted it as my personal Christmas Tree.

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Marie LC from Voiron, France

the streets of San Francisco !!! good composition Stephen !

27 Dec 2009 6:31am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

With this photo I feel like walking along the street :)
Have a happy New Year, Stephen!

27 Dec 2009 7:42am

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

This is really a great city tour, Stephen. I hopy you had a great christmas...

27 Dec 2009 8:50am

@Mirko Herzner: Thanks my friend - a wonderful holiday to you as well...

Kaveh from Sh, Iran

Nice capture! You feel you're in the city with this picture!

27 Dec 2009 9:16am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

a lonely tree in the concrete jungle - poetic shot

27 Dec 2009 9:51am

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

wow , what a treat, having all the streets to yourself on Christmas morning!

27 Dec 2009 10:49am

@Ted: Well - I wouldn't trade watching kids around the tree on Christmas morning. But as those days are long gone - I had a blast!

TJ from Artois, France

Grâce à toi, je peux aller faire une petite promenade de l'autre côté de L'Atlantique!

27 Dec 2009 11:00am

Fred Arve Holm from Norway

I enjoyed this living tree in an otherwise so characteristic architecture cityscapes. Great color and light.

27 Dec 2009 12:28pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

I love the light in this - and the empty streets!! And now you will have to visit your tree every year to see if Santa left you something underneath!!!

27 Dec 2009 12:43pm

Marcie from Boston, United States

Good to see a tree in the center of an urban landscape. Amazing that you got all of the building lines so straight and parallel.

27 Dec 2009 1:11pm

@Marcie: Perspective control (under 'Distort') in Photoshop, Marcie. And thanks for the visit.

David from Detroit, United States

Once again, the light is excellent in this photo. The light reflecting on the sidewalk adds to the mood.

27 Dec 2009 3:10pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautifully composed shot Stephen....excellent work......and I love your newfound tree friend !!

27 Dec 2009 8:10pm

@Susan: Charlie Brown would be proud...

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

The vertical shaft of light on the First Republic bank makes for an interesting pattern with the shapes of the Yemen and Deutsche banks. best...jerry

27 Dec 2009 8:32pm

@ordinaryimages: Yeman? Oh, Jerry - - - you are good...

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

The light is wonderful as well as the facade of the building. Nicely done.

27 Dec 2009 10:03pm

alex centrella from California, United States

San Francisco looks so empty...well caught !

27 Dec 2009 10:37pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

excellent pov and depth -- wonderful work with visual layers and detail!!

29 Dec 2009 4:36am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Stunning! The light is gorgeous! Beautiful composition and tones

31 Dec 2009 7:27pm