This San Francisco landmark was built to resemble a vintage camera, but the origins of the camera obscura are far older than ... More
This San Francisco landmark was built to resemble a vintage camera, but the origins of the camera obscura are far older than modern photography. Leonardo da Vinci outlined the principles governing it in the 16th century. Visitors enter a darkened, hushed room where the walls are lined in black velvet and holograms. In the center is a bowl-shaped screen, 3 1/2 feet in diameter. Using mirrors and lenses, a living image of the surrounding ocean and beach are projected onto the screen. The difference between seeing that scene outside or seeing it on the camera obscura is the difference between reality and a dream.
Possibly the most beautiful views of any public golf course in the United States. Established in 1914, this par 68
course, hard by the Golden Gate, is on the short and hilly side. A bit of Scotland, perhaps with ...
W San Francisco is an electric urban retreat with a refreshing vibe and extraordinary service.It's green 24/7 and its latest
green initiatives inject sustainability into the everyday. W San Francisco is a LEED Silver certified hotel that is committed ...
With a style all its own, the architecturally stunning JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square hotel takes center stage in
the cultural heart of the city. Enjoy the wide array of galleries, museums, theaters, restaurants and boutique shopping. Or ...