On this day I was not scheduled to work and I was itching to shoot - I contacted several people to see if anyone wanted to come out and take photos, but unfortunately no one was available. It was almost 4PM and it was getting a bit too late to go out to the City, but I told myself, I've always wanted to do this - take Bart, get off and skate around, taking photos of whatever you see interesting.
And that's what I did. It started with the Financial District, and I set myself a destination and allowed plenty of time for photo taking of landmarks. My first destination was Quickly's in Chinatown, which I had last remembered sold milk tea for just $1.50 . Unfortunately, they had changed their price to the average $2.50-3...ahh such a disappointment. I continued to explore and found myself in the very steep hills, and then eventually Coit Tower. Kept walking around and found a hidden trail within the neighborhood which seems to have been built for dog walking, it was super nice. Definitely bookmarked it for a future shoot.
Eventually got back to street level and got hungry - grabbed a cheesesteak sandwich and wrapped up the night taking a long exposure of the Transamerica Building before I got kicked out by some cops for blocking a street sign, since I was crouching right in front of a "No U-Turn" warning in a street island.
Highly recommend anyone taking a small solo adventure! It was definitely dope and something I'll do again one day. Lately I've been editing my photos to look like they were shot from instant cameras, definitely trying to explore more in depth with presets and be outside commercial style for once.