San Francisco, as much as any city, is defined by it’s neighborhoods. Cole Valley, pictured in the foreground, sits nestled in a bowl at the base of Mount Sutro, shielded from the encroaching afternoon fog. If you look carefully, you can see the Marin Headlands and the Pacific Ocean off in the distance.
Name: Mark Wickens
Place you live: San Francisco, California
Place your photo was taken: Twin Peaks, looking out over Cole Valley
Can you sum up San Francisco? Life is good in this beautiful city by the sea.
Preoccupation: Lately, trying to fit fifty rolls of film in a tiny backpack for a three month trek around Europe.
If someone was visiting, what must they do? If you catch it on a good day, the Ferry Building Farmers Market on Saturday mornings is fantastic.
A perfect meal in San Francisco? Burger and a beer at Monk’s Kettle.
What is the best thing about your spot? We have an enormous roof deck overlooking the city.
What is the worst? The unpredictable weather in SF can be a bit frustrating, to say the least…
A little known fact about where you live? Coyotes and foxes roam the western neighborhoods of the city.
Where is your favorite place in the world? St. Barths