Views of San Diego in HDR

I the past several months I have posted a few of my favorite HDR pictures of NYC, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles, but the city that I have the most digital pictures of is San Diego, where I lived from 2003 until July, 2014. I have finally selected a few of my favorite shots from America’s Finest City and applied the Snapseed HDR filter to them. Frankly, it was hard to pick just a few pictures and declare them my favorites, but I will say that these five are among my favorites for sure…more to follow at a future date.

La Jolla

La Jolla

La Jolla’s reputation for seaside beauty is certainly well deserved.

Heading out to Sea

Heading out to Sea

I took this picture from Shelter Island as an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, which I believe was the USS Higgins, was headed out of the port of San Diego and toward the Pacific Ocean.

The view of Pacific Beach from the Crystal Pier

The view of Pacific Beach from the Crystal Pier

This picture captured the waves rolling into Pacific Beach from the Crystal Pier in PB, where you can sleep above the waves if you want to. There are bungalows built right on the pier that are available for rental.

Newport Ave., Ocean Beach, San Diego

Newport Ave., Ocean Beach, San Diego

Newport Avenue is the main drag in the Ocean Beach section of San Diego. OB is one of my favorite neighborhoods in San Diego. Gritty, bohemian, unconventional, working class, it is quite different than many of SD’s wealthier neighborhoods, but what it lacks in wealth it makes up for in character.

Downtown San Diego

Downtown San Diego

The view of downtown San Diego from Coronado.

2 Responses to “Views of San Diego in HDR”

  1. 1 Cecelia S April 24, 2015 at 5:38 am

    Hi! Would you mind if I used your photo of Newport Avenue, OB for my “Where I Go Project” for my college writing class? It’s a great shot, and of course, I’ll credit you for the photograph.

    • 2 georgefattell April 24, 2015 at 6:10 am

      Hi Cecelia,

      Yes, you may use my photo of Newport Avenue, OB. Thanks for asking. I like that shot a lot too.


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