SFMOA Sky Bridge by Mike-Hope

 

Sky Bridge SFMOMA

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Sky Bridge SFMOMA by Mike-Hope

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Golden Water Lily -South Coast Botanical

Out this afternoon in the stunning Palos Verdes Botanical Gardens. I’ll post some more photos when I have a chance to check them out. Definitely worth a visit!!

500px Photo ID: 266119751 – Water lily just caught with the sun straight on it like a spot light. In the Palos Verdes botanical gardens this afternoon…

 

Hope you like it,

Mike-Hope

Old Analog Santa Monica Pier

This is a photo I took at Santa Monica Pier (see original below) and then re-worked to give an analog black and white vintage effect in TopazLabs.

Analog Pier by Vida Mike-Hope

Analog on the Pier by Mike-Hope

This is the original photo shot into the sun.

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Original unprocessed photo

if you’d like to know more just let me know…

Thanks for taking a look.

Mike Hope

Vasquez Rocks – Aqua Dulce

Had a great trip out to Vasquez Rocks near Aqua Dulce last weekend. It was late afternoon but managed to get a few shots before the sun went down. It is definitely worth a trip.

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Vasquez Rocks Vista by Mike-Hope

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Vasquez Rocks  by Mike-Hope

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Vasquez Rocks Sundown by Mike-Hope

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Vasquez Rocks Sundown 2 by Mike-Hope

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Vasquez Rocks Cloud Formation- by Mike-Hope

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Vasquez Rocks Last light by Mike-Hope

Also, just down the road there is a Farm Sanctuary where you can visit for an hour or two and find out some very interesting, and sometimes disturbing, facts about the animals and how they arrived at the sanctuary. Definitely worth a visit and the folks at the sanctuary really do a great job in caring and looking after the animals.

Thanks for taking a look and have a great day out!!

Mike-Hope

 

Black & White Photo Book

Hi all,

I just tried out Blurb to publish a photobook (Photographs by Mike-Hope) of some of my black and white shots. It is up on Blurb right now and thought you might like to take a look. I am going to publish it in tablet form too so it will be easier to review and download through Amazon (only if you like it of course). If you have any comments or any of the photos take your fancy let me know…

Mike-Hope Photography

The Black & White of it…

About the Book

Just travelling around over the past 8 years or so, snapping places and images of interest that I felt might look good in black and white, or near black and white as in some of the photos. A varied collection of some 72 pages that I hope you enjoy…

Mike-Hope

Oh, and click here for 40% of your first order

 

Also available in the Amazon and Apple iTunes Store in Ebook and Apple iPad format