A smart car on a street in San Francisco. This RAW image short several years ago was used to test LightZone 4's ability to deal with blown out highlights. Despite its great rendering of the image, LZ was unable to pull detail out of two reflection points.
Near Telegraph Hill with Coit Tower in the background. San Francisco, California. The is an old image short with a point and shoot digital camera, reprocessed in the newly released, open source software, LightZone 4. Testing the capabilities of this RAW, JPG, TIF developer/editor.
A transit employee prepares for passenger loading at the Power and Market Street turntable of the San Francisco cable car line. Processed in Lightroom 5, PhotoLine 17, Topaz photoFXlab, Topaz Adjust, Topaz Detail and Topaz Clarity.
One booth operator at the Market Street Fair uses a mannequin to pull in customers. San Francisco, California. Processed in Lightroom 5, PhotoLine 17, Topaz photoFXlab, Topaz Adjust, Topaz Detail and Topaz ReStyle.
Normally at this time of year, these small wooden docks at Pier 39 in San Francisco are flush with sea lions, seeking a prime position to sunbathe. This season, the attraction for visitors are few in number, and the experts did not know why. Processed in Lightroom 5, PhotoLine 17, Topaz photoFXlab, Topaz Adjust, Topaz Detail and Topaz Clarity.
A cable-car eye view of the steep grade down Powell from California Street in San Francisco. The cable propulsion system beneath the streets enables the cable cars to travel the inclines and downward grades of the hills in the city.
A hanging basket of flowers at the Bay and Taylor cable car termination in San Francisco, California.
From Mason at California, notable structures. Pacific Union Club (right), a private social club at the top of Nob Hill. In the middle is Grace Cathedral, the cathedral church of the Episcopal Diocese of California, once state-wide in area, now comprising parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. The tall building behind the cathedral is an apartment complex.