It’s a typical summertime Bay Area weather pattern: overcast skies (or downright on-the-ground fog, especially in San Francisco) in the morning, giving way to bright sunshine in the afternoon. Here we see tomorrow morning’s solid overcast starting to knit itself together!
A regular collage of architectural styles — not the cut and paste kind of collage though, for real!
Colorful geometries: a yellow rising sun in a right triangle, rows of blue-tinted glass rectangles on the surfaces of what could be … an octagonal cylinder … not to mention the conical cap roof on the turret … all tied together with slightly curving black lines!
This site here says the collective term for trumpets is a “flourish”; in this case they’re more a flourishing flowering of trumpets!
A row of cactus at the edge of a parking lot — up close they’re looking on the stressed side, but from a distance, they make a fun collection of paddles catching the sun (or shade) at different angles.
In other news, the latest post on the original Boomerang is finished! Find it here — or just scroll down …
Giant shadow “print” of a tree on a wall … for another shot of this kind (and a link to yet another), see this post here. It’s interesting that that photo and this one were taken on days roughly equidistant from the solstice (one about a month before and the other about a month after), yet this one was taken almost an hour later. Lots of variables are no doubt in play … but of course this locale is around 400 miles north and quite a bit west of the other.
That black and white speck above and to the right of the fountain (it’s a very gently gurgling fountain)? If you can’t see it, well, that’s camouflage for you! In the photo below, the same black and white speck is sitting on the fountain edge (even harder to see!) …