Homage to Edward Hooper

The Yaquina Head lighthouse is located in Newport, Or. It is one of the most photographed lighthouses in Oregon. It reminded me of Edward Hopper’s lighthouse painting. Here is the link to the Metropolitan Museum that owns the Edward Hopper painting, “The Lighthouse at Two Lights” http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/489258

Door Peters Valley Craft Center Delaware Water Gap, Delaware, USA 11-02013


Architecture is also a broad area that includes specific building design and interiors. I’ve also included construction of buildings in this category and as a stretch large equipment used in industry.

Hanger B

I visited Tillamook Naval Air Base’s blimp hanger today – 10-29-2013. This is a picture of part of the hanger’s wooden roof structure and door. The hanger when completed in 1942 held 8 blimps. If you click on this link http://www.nastillamook.org/index.htm, you will be taken to the National Air Station Tillamook’s home page. More photos of the Air Musuem’s collection will follow.

Lit Joe’s

This is another Art Deco building along Del Paso Boulevard in Sacramento. Lit Joe’s maybe a all night diner. I had breakfast there while taking a break from photographing. Nice friendly people who either get up early or who stay up all night. Lit Joe’s has been there since the 1954. Their sign on the roof rotates but not in a complete circle. It…


I went to my brother-in-law’s in Sacramento to visit and to take photos of the North Sacramento area. This picture of the bowling alley is on Del Paso Boulevard. The area has a number of art deco buildings. Taken at about 7:00 in the morning, the light had a differs quality. The pigeons were a problem by sitting on the sign and flying at…

Lines and Contrasts

This fascinated me because of the lines and contrasting material.