Very nice capture - LIKE - Best wishes and a "Happy New Year". Kind regards from Athens
very nice shot! greetings from Spain
If I had to be judged as a photographer from a single photograph, this is the one I'd choose.
Hubert was a fire-and-brimestone preacher, who regualarly came to Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus to harangue the hippies, whom he called, "Mizzables!" He has since gone on to whatever reward did or did not await him.
Sadly, the poster of the (presumably) Moslem woman has been torn down (the word "obey" appears in the circular pattern under her chin, in the black background of what appears to be a stylized B-52).
I have no idea who put it up or why, or who tore it down.
This is the east-facing entrance to what was once Battery Davis.
Constructed in 1938 to defend San Francisco from enemy battleships, Battery Davis once house a huge cannon. Similar batteries dotted the Pacific shore, many of them with "disappearing guns," which were loaded and aimed while lying behind a wall, then popped up, fired, and immediately dropped below the wall, hopefully before the enemy could get a bead on them.
Of course, as WWII proved, battleships were no longer the major naval threat to cities, having been replaced by aircraft carriers, which would never have sailed within range of coastal cannons. All the batteries were dismantled after the war.
Right you are...
You have a fine photographic vision, and produce consistently outstanding work, Svetlana.
Still another superb shot. You got the eye, buddy...