It was a joy to capture the grand doors, the moldings, the touches of gold leaf, the entry gates, the clipped boxwood, the exquisiteness of them all in Pacific Heights, San Francisco.
Tag Archives: gate
Under the Arch at Night
Old gates, like this one in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, remind us of the amazing architecture of the past
Ancient City Wall in Dabhoi
Remnants of an ancient, intricately designed, gate for a wall built to protect the city of Dabhoi, Gujarat, India.
Temples in India – Impressive Gate
Not only is the Ambaji temple in Gujarat impressive, but the gates around the temple are also eye-catching
What is Behind the Gate?
An intriguing combination of stone walls and arches covered with ivy, but leading to a locked gate. What pastures lie behind the gate in the English countryside?
Slide to Digital – Shinto Gate
A “torii” is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the mundane to sacred. Image circa 1985.
We will now transition from Japan to other places in the world ……
Moving Though the Canal
A huge container ship moves through the Panama Canal …
…. and the gates close behind it.
Once the ship is completely in the lock and gate is closed, the water level is reduced to match the other side. The other gate is then opened and the tugboats guide the ship from the Panama Canal onto open waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
Framing a Sunrise
A traditional town gate in Kayavarohan is ideal for framing a beautiful sunrise
Looking Over the Gate
Peeking over the gate to get a better view of the horizon with mountains and a cloud-filled sky