I’ll tell you, I was shocked when I found out that you could see dolphins while just walking about San Francisco.
Like this, from Lands End, from a while back:
Now I personally didn’t take any new shots this year, but here’s a roundup of the best shots from 2011 so far:
From Fort Winfield Scott, The Presidio – jump jump!
From Ft. Winfield Scott – jumping the other way
From the Golden Gate Bridge – see the shadow?
From the Golden Gate Bridge – bottlenoses
From the Golden Gate Bridge – at 200mm
From a boat – Pacific white-sided
From a boat – northern white whale dolphins
From a boat near the Farallones – Risso’s
Castro Street Fair – tattoo category (Uh, law school called – they want their diploma back)
That was 2011, now here’s yesteryear:
From Fort Funston. (Now, why did we name an entire fort after that Filipino Killing Cracker?) Anyway, here’s the view, sometimes:
As promised, baby dolphins, avec maman:
And here they are swimming south, off to sample the yummy seafood in the waters off San Mateo County:
Swimming past the PG&E Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge:
Via David Yu. Click to expand
And, this is cheating somewhat, a military dolphin near AT&T Park:
Keep a lookout for dolphins!