This is a recent collection I had up on exhibition for South First Fridays Art Walk (coming down next week). The collection is 26 photos, all taken in San Jose, titled alphabetically, split into 2 months - April: A to M & May: N to Z.
San Jose A to Z: A Photo Homage to My City - the street life, colors, events, views, nature, and vibe of San Jose through my lens - 2016 to present
May, 2017 - Market St., San Jose : Angles of the San Jose Museum of Art merge with a public art piece and the KQED building
March, 2017 - Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve, San Jose : Rain clouds passing across the valley reveal a dramatic skyline, seen from a lush green spot on a deep blue day
May, 2017 - César Chávez Park, San Jose : A homeless neighbor rests on the joyfully colorful Adirondack chairs lining the sidewalks
October, 2017 - Municipal Rose Garden, San Jose : A romantic rosebud and a tiny visitor photographed filtered through neighboring rose petals
January, 2017 - Paseo de San Antonio & Market St., San Jose : Women’s March demonstrators overflow from the park with diversity, vital messages, peace, color, and bubbles
February, 2018 - Paseo de San Antonio & 2nd St., San Jose : One of my favorite events, always filled with magical moments at the annual Feathers of Fury Pillow Fight
September, 2017 - Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve, San Jose : A city constantly in motion in so many directions, pushing forward, moving, turning, burning, taking flight…
February, 2017 - Overfelt Gardens, San Jose : A tranquil view of green rolling hills bordering the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall across the pond
September, 2017 - Roof of the Adobe Building, San Jose : Stimulating moment from the Downtown Drop Down, photographing over the edge… and earlier, rappelling
August, 2017 - Alum Rock Park, San Jose : Delight in the infinite opportunities we are blessed with to join with nature around our city… and to discover the dragonflies
February, 2018 - San Jose City Hall : A music performance moves color and light down the glowing rings of the Sonic Runway art installation
July, 2017 - Alum Rock Park, San Jose : A quick climb to the top of Eagle Rock reveals a grand view of the same height where the resident vultures soar
June, 2017 - SubZero Festival, South First Street, San Jose : Gorgeous purple jacaranda trees enhance the delights of an already-colorful event
August, 2017 - Downtown San Jose, facing East : A bird’s eye view of our neighborhood looking past Arena Green over Guadalupe Parkway
March, 2017 - Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve, San Jose : An happy cow out standing in the rolling green hills, taking in the view
November, 2017 - Overfelt Gardens, San Jose : A golden moment with a sweet little guy at this hidden gem of a park in San Jose
January, 2017 - Paseo de San Antonio & 4th St., San Jose : Thousands of questions on thousands of signs as the Women’s March hangs a right onto Paseo de San Antonio
August, 2016 - South First Fridays Street Fair, San Jose : A booth puts their records on at SoFa Street Fair on S. 1st St.
June, 2017 - SubZero Festival, South First Street, San Jose : Glowing hula hoops shimmer around the dancers at the SubZero Festival
January, 2017 - San Jose City Hall : A strong, powerful force surrounding the city hall rotunda during the San Jose Women’s March
June, 2017 - San Jose City Hall : A music performance moves color and light down the glowing rings of the Sonic Runway art installation
August, 2016 - South First Fridays Street Fair, San Jose : Sondido Clash sets the vibe in the middle of S. 1st St. at the SoFa street fair
March, 2018 - San Jose State University, San Jose : Students and supporters at SJSU joined the rest of the nation in the National School Walkout to raising their voices against gun violence.
September, 2017 - Santa Teresa County Park, San Jose : Taking in the view and showing some love to Downtown San Jose and the Valley from the hills of Santa Teresa County Park
November, 2017 - Overfelt Gardens, San Jose : This gorgeous little bird and millions of other beautiful views of the nature and wildlife in San Jose are all Yours to enjoy
(as in - San Jo____)- April, 2018 - Downtown San Jose, facing South : A birds-eye view of the San Jose City Hall and skyline taken literally from my back yard.