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Mike Hope Photography

The River at Fort Clatsop

On the road to Washington stopped off at Fort Caltsop on the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon.

Dark & Light Petworth by Mike Hope

Stormy and Sunny Petworth Park late April

Watching Orcas

Watching Orcas off of Vancouver Island

From Sunrise to Sunset

One old Canon Sunrise in the Grand Canyon to one new Sony A7Rii Sunset on Hermosa Beach

Santa Monica Pier

The Santa Monica Rides on the pier summer weekend.

Space Needle by Mike Hope

Taken back last September with Sony A7Rii and 24-240mm zoom. The sun was right behind it in early afternoon.

Indian Motor Cycle by Mike Hope

A Classic Indian Scout Motorcycle in the Anza Borrego Desert near San Diego, California

Anza Borrego Desert Blooms by Mike Hope

Out in the Anza Borrego Desert where the spring blooms are out in full color after the recent rains. Magnificent vistats!!

mist amongt the pines by Mike Hope

Septembers journey up the coast to Canada. stopped at Crescent Lake before going on the Port Angeles and Victoria

London in Redondo by Mike Hope

A multi timed exposure to soften the water and cloud giving a smooth effect and cutting out the motion of people.

Petworth Lake and House by Mike Hope

A beautiful walk through Petworth Park in April.

King Harbor from Shade Hotel by Mike Hope

A shot from the top of the new Shade Hotel on Harbor Drive Redondo Beach

Hermosa Sunset 22nd ST 2 by Mike Hope (of )

Taken on the way home yesterday evening when passing through Hermosa Beach

Galaxy NTerranea by Mike Hope

Taken Saturday afternoon on cell phone as I didn't have my camera with me. I did use a little Samsung wide angle attachment lens.

Little Falls by Mike Hope

From last September up in Quinault Lake in Washington.

On the way to Arch Cape

On the September Road Trip up the coast to Canada

Grand Canyon Sunrise

Really early morning rework on Grand Canyon Sunrise. I wanted to catch the sun as it broke over the rim and this was some minutes later.

Just for Fun F Type Jag by Mike Hope

A shot of me in an F-Type Jaguar at the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monca... Just for fun and added some post motion blur.


Second Look at some London photos

Redondo Beach Spring by Mike Hope

Taken today walking around the beach using a DHG Super Circular polariser on the A7Rii

No Swimming on Rocks by Mike Hope

Taken on today's beach walk trying the DHG Super Circular Polariser


On the way into the sunken garden at Butchart Vancouver Island

Mori Point

Out on Mori Point, hiking on Sunday

Depoe Solitude by Mike Hope

Walking in the morning light in Depoe Bay, on the Oregon Coast. A favorite haunt for grey whales and sightseers alike.

Fly in to Vancouver by Mike Hope

Flying into Vancouver on a sea plane

Shoes of Alcatraz

Taken in Alcatraz Prison last weekend

Mori Point ()

Mori Point Pacifica wild flowers

Gehry Seattle B&W Mike

"When Frank O. Gehry began designing EMP, he was inspired to create a structure that evoked the rock ‘n’ roll experience. He purchased several electric guitars, sliced them into pieces, and used them as building blocks for an early model design. EMP Museum".

Alcatraz Shoes by Mike Hope

Shoes in the laundry exhibit at Alcatraz Prison

Mopop Seattle by Mike Hope

This was originally an outside shot of the MoPOP Music Museum in Seattle, a futuristic Frank O. Gehry designed building. I used the curves of the Gehry design and worked it with a background and Difference overlay to achieve this effect.

Mori Point ()

Mori Point Pacifica Beach on the weekend

The Devil's Punch Bowl

Recent visit to UK Hampshire and Surrey. This is a natural amphitheater in Hindhead and show one of the trails leading around the edge

Mori Point on high

Mori Point, Pacifica Beach, just south of San Francisco. A great place for an afternoon hike. Hiyeni horshah tpeshah wahrep Aramai (welcome to the homeland of the Aramai)

Petworth on hill by Mike Hope (of )

walking in Petworth park late April

Fingers of Mist

Mist rolling around the rain forest above Quinault lake in the early evening.

Mori Point ()

Mori Point near Pacifica, just outside of San Francisco. Spring hike after the rains.

Petworth Lake with Dog by Mike Hope

Taken on a walk through Petworth park late April on a stormy afternoon

Evening on Crescent Lake by Mike Hope

Lake Crescent is a deep lake located entirely within Olympic National Park in Clallam County, Washington, United States, approximately 17 miles west of Port Angeles, Washington on U.S. Route 101 and nearby to the small community of Piedmont. Wikipedia

Petworth R Stern by Mike Hope

Cloudy day in Petworth Park close to the lake

Near Atherfield Bay and Cliffs

Taken on an afternoon drive around the island

Petworth Lake by Mike Hope

Taken Spring Bank Holiday at Petworth Park UK

Punch by Mike Hope

The Devils Punch Bowl, Hindhead, Sussex

Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth

On the way to the Isle of Wight from Portsmouth on the Ferry

The Links Tavern by Mike Hope

The Links Tavern in Liphook, Hampshire, UK. Notice the pub sign and the lady with the golf club coming out from the sign. One of my favorite pubs.

Origon Coast Light House by Mike Hope

Lighthouse at Heceta Head near Arch Cape Oregon

Lake Crescent Evening by Mike Hope

Evening falling on Lake Crescent in the Olympic National Park. Our last stay before moving on to Vancouver Island.

The Manor Castle Combe by Mike Hope

Set in a 14th-century manor and outbuildings, this upscale country house hotel is 13.2 miles from Bath and 7.8 miles from junction 18 of the M4. (from their web) It is beautiful and features a stunning golf course!! 5 Stars!!

Garden Butchart

Beautiful Butchart Gardens near Victoria canada on Vancouver Island. This is definitely a must see if you are there and can easily spend a whole day.

Lake Crescent Panorama

A panorama of Crescent Lake in the Olympic National Park, Washington.

From Sunrise to Sunset

One old Canon Sunrise in the Grand Canyon to one new Sony A7Rii Sunset on Hermosa Beach

Early morning Crescent Lake by Mike Hope

Shot early morning at Lake Crescent. A deep lake located entirely within Olympic National Park in Clallam County, Washington, United States, approximately 17 miles west of Port Angeles, Washington on U.S. Route 101 and nearby to the small community of Piedmont. Wikipedia

Mount Olympus by Mike Hope

Taken on he way from Victoria to Vancouver from the window of the seaplane. Early morning haze and distance but you can see the glacier topped peaks.

Water Fall in Quinault by Mike Hope


on the Oregon coast near Cannon Beach

Depoe Bay N by Mike Hope

On the way up the Oregon Coast to Washington. Stopped off n Depoe Bay and watched some Grey Wales. Great town very friendly people.

Hidden falls

Small water fall I came across while exploring around Quinault lake after the nights rain.

Needle Top

Top of the Seattle Space Needle in Black and White


Early morning walk around Quinault Lake, Washington.

Bracket Fungus by Mike Hope

In the Quinault Rain Forest Fungus abound

Before the Dawn by Mike Hope

Walking Quinault lake in the early morning light with the mist changing every moment and the light evolving as the sun makes it's presence from the east.

Quinault Sunset by Mike Hope

Sunset on our first evening at Quinault Lake, on the edge of the Quinault rain Forrest and the Olympic National Park in Washington

Colorful Lady on Steps

A quick shot caught walking along the boardwalk this afternoon of a colorful lady on the mosaic tiled steps

Space Needle B&W by Mike Hope

Space Needle in Seattle, Washington, caught around midday with the sun behind causing a dramatic effect.

Space Needle by Mike Hope

Iconic Seattle Space Needle in Washington, USA. Built for the World's Fair in 1962

Life Guards Manhattan by Mike Hope

Manhattan Beach Life Guards Saturday

Aluminium on Stilts by Mike Hope

A fisherman's hut sculpture made from Aluminium known as Crooked Hut on Stilts, Light Shed by Liz Magor. The harbor in Vancouver, Canada

Kingston Ferry to Seattle by Mike Hope

Waiting for the car ferry in Kingston, Washington to Seattle with what I believe is Mount Rainier in the distance and the space needle in Seattle.

Seattle from Kingston to Mt Rainier

Mt Rainier from Kingston Ferry Crossing


Out whale watching off Vancouver island caught this impressive schooner sailing by.

Cape Meares Lighthouse by Mike Hope

Cape Meares Lighthouse on the Oregon coast about 10 miles from Tillamook. Arch Cape is also close by and Cannon Beach.


Coast Guard under Tow by Mike Hope

Caught this pic as two US Coast Guard vessels were returning to Depoe Bay. One was under tow

Santa Monica Beach Front by Mike Hope

Walking Santa Monica Beach

Hermosa Pier B&W by Mike Hope

Take with an old 24 mm f/2.8 Canon on Sony A7Rii into the sun at f/16-22

Hermosa Pier by Mike Hope

An afternoon walk along Hermosa and Manhattan Beach at the weekend. Just shooting into the sun with an old Canon FD 24mm manual f/2.8 on the Sony A7Rii

Trumpet Flower by Mike Hope

Taken in September at Butchart Gardens in Victoria Canada.

Roller by Mike Hope

Shot up of Roller Coaster in Santa Monica. Dropped red filter

Fun at Santa Monica by Mike Hope

Black and white of Santa Monica Fair Ground Rides

Victoria Cafe

The Roman Baths

The historic Roman Baths in Bath City on the river Avon in England

Big Eye in Black by Mike Hope

Big Eye London, on a September evening during a concert for Jaguar Ad.

Buenos Aires Street by Mike Hope

Old shot from Buenos Aires, San Telmo area, reworked in B&W film effect

Canyon SunRise Mike Hope

A revisit of the the sunup over the Grand Canyon. I worked some early morning exposures together and brought out more detail from the early morning light. Hope you like it!

Castle Combe High Street Revisited

Beautiful Castle Combe village in the Cotswolds, UK.

Fresh Popcorn

A fine example of a Popcorn Cart at the Butchart Gardens in Victoria. Most definitely worth as visit and not to be missed.

Street Artist by Mike Hope

Street Artist in Pike Place Market, Seattle

Kalaloch Lodge at Olympic National Park

Kalaloch Lodge at Olympic National Park looking down from the lodge toward this small water area of Kalaloch Creek with old dried trees.

Water Taxi

Water Taxi in Victoria Harbor, Canada

Canon28mmFD Kincaids

Trying out an old FD28mm

Benziger Winery by Mike Hope

Beautiful Benziger Winery on Thanksgiving weekend in northern California

San Fran Golden Gate Bridge Pop

A little re-work with Background layer effect for a bit more pop!!

Canoes by Mike Hope

Back Bay off the Pacific Coast Highway on the road to San Francisco

Hurst the Pool

Hurst Castle pool with old Nikon D-80

Another Seagull Afternoon by Mike Hope

A rework on the seagulls on the strand taken with Sony A7Rii and old Canon 28 mm FD lens.

Vineyard Afternoon by Mike Hope

Vineyards at Benziger Winery in Glen Ellen near Sonoma, California

Stepping the Beach by Mike Hope

a 24-70mm L series canon shot

Nude Bronze

shot at the V&A in London

Annenberg Beach House by Mike Hope

Walk along the sands from Santa Monica Pier to the Annenberg Beach House.

Bridge to Autumn Revisited by Mike Hope

The bridge across the river "By Brook" to the Manor in Castle Combe UK on the edge of the Cotswolds. A magical "Harry Potter" village

Boys on the Chevy by Mike Hope

Two boys looking at a jet skier on the back of a classic Chevrolet pick-up at redondo Beach, California

Hermosa Beach Pier - A Clear Day!

Hermosa Beach Pier on a clear day!! Cold and quiet! Mike Hope

Kincaids by Mike Hope

Multi shot merge of Kincaids on Redondo Beach Pier shot this morning with the Sony a6000

Enjoy Malibu Mike Hope

Enjoy Malibu. Paradise Cove, 28128 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265

Manhattan Beach surrealist

Taken from the Manhattan Beach Pier on a slightly overcast Saturday. Taken with 12 mm wide angle on Sony a6000

Deck Chair Lady

Going through a collection of old 35mm slides, I found this one and scanned it on an HP flat bed. I think this lovely lady is renting deck chairs. It could be in the UK as I think the newspaper is a Daily Mirror! Hope you like it!

The Telephone Box Castle Combe

The Telephone Box Castle Combe, Wiltshire, The Street

Castle Combe old Tea House by Mike Hope

Castle Combe old Tea House in the Cotswold, UK. A magical village that is stuck in time with winding streets and old stone cottages.

Rainy Castle Combe

Castle Combe in Wiltshire, on of Britain's "Prettiest Villages" Really is a treat. This quaint village on the edge of the Cotswolds is a must visit for anyone traveling this part of the UK. Used for many film locations such as Steven Spielberg's War Horse, Wolf Man and Stardust. The Manor House Hotel is a Five Star Harry Potter treat and a wonderful experience set in 380 Acres of lush green countryside with a superb golf course!!

Chrysler Classic Eagle Hood Mascot By Mike Hope

Classic Ford Hot Rod by Mike Hope

Old Ford Hot-Rod on Redondo Pier, California

Arrowhead Resort & Spa - Mike Hope

Lake Arrowhead resort and Spa taken as the evening grew dim.

Taillights by Michael Hope

Tail lights of Classic Car in duo tone filter

Sunset Redondo Pier Sails by Mike Hope

A picture taken around sunset of the metal sail sculptures on Redondo Beach Pier. I just liked the pattern and color here. Hope you like it too...

San Francisco Boats Mike Hope

Fishing Bioats in fisherman's Warf San Francisco

Balclutha - Sailing Ship Mike-Hope

The Balclutha Sailing Ship at Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco

Got Tickets! Mike Hope

Photo of Ticket Booth for Boat Rides by Mike Hope

VW Camper Speedupby Mike Hope

A VW Camper shot in UK last year and given some B7W speed up treatment

Buenos Aires Street Theatre Mike Hope

Buenos Aires Street Theatre

Golden Gate from Grissy Fields

Golden Gate from Crissy Field in the fog. Just waiting for it to clear.

Golden Gate Bridge by Mike-Hope

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, taken from Hawks Peak

Foggy Golden Gate Bridge

A foggy day at the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. Just waiting for the fog to lift to get a shot. It was cold too until you got back into the sun. The shot was taken in Crissy Fields off Mason Street

Helicopter Grand Canyon shot Mike Hope

Taken from the helicopter ove the Grand Canyon

Arrow way by Mike-Hope

One the way back from Arrowhead just as the sun was going down and the mist was coming up. Love being there!!

Sun up at Grand Canyon Mike-Hope

Shot taken early morning just as the sun was breaking over the rim of the Grand Canyon. Quiet and cold. Perfect time to view it and watch as the majesty unfolds!!

Grand Canyon Helicopter Mike-Hope

One photo taken from the helicopter over the Grand Canyon. What an experience. Small 7 man helicopter from Papillion. If you have a chance you have to do it!!

Tracks - Williams to Grand Canyon

Willaims to Grand Canyon Rail Road

Pasty Shop by Mike Hope

Plymouth Pasty Shop in Plymouth UK by Mike Hope

Smeatons Tower - Mike Hope

A picture of Smeatons Tower on the Hoe in Plymouth, Devon, england. Taken in the early morning on a great day in May.

Plymouth Gin - Mike Hope

Plymouth Gin Distillery Plymouth, Devon England

Weavers Cottage - Mike Hope

The Weavers Cottage, Cockington England. Near Torquay in Devon. Great place for a Cream Tea!!

Cowdray Park Castle

Cowdray Park UK, England

Redondo Beach Pier - Mike Hope

A windy day in Redondo Beach by Mike Hope

Redondo Beach - Mike Hope

Clear day in Redondo Beach with the Pier in the distance.

Bird over mist

Just came into view whilst getting the shot of the mist over the ocean by Mike Hope

Catalina Sunshine

A shot of some daisy's with Catalina in the background just after the mist had lifted. A really clear day!! by Mike Hope

Hollywood Cosmic Smoke - Mike Hope

A picture taken of the Hollywood Sign and reworked with a cosmic smoke filter

Ruby Life Guard Hut Slim Crop

The Windmill

Taken at Lake Shrine in LA on an old Panasonic Leica

Stoned Henged

Autumn Gold filter for stark contrast by Mike Hope


Stone Henge series with Autumn Gold filter by Brian Wheeler



Winchester Cathedral B&W

Westminster Houses of Parliament

Parliament is moody!

Fire Hall Mike HOPE

Picture of the old Fir Hall in Calico Ghost town near Yermo, California. Taken as the sun was getting low in the sky

Bellagio Chinese New Year Mike Hope

Bellagio Hotel Foyer for Chinese New Year, Las Vegas. The Year of the Horse display at the Conservatory

Carmines Mike Hope

Carmines Restaurant in Caesers Palace, Las Vegas. Taken with the Canon EOS-M hand held low light.

Epic Systems Wisconsin Mike Hope

Epic Systems Campus, Verona, Wisconsin. A fascinating place!

Wisconsin's Capitol building - Madison

This was taken in August 2011 at the granite structure of Wisconsin's Capitol building. Beautiful day. Clear and crisp. A really great place and great state to visit.

Redondo Beach Board Walk

Redondo Beach Board Walk

Abalone Cove Palos Verdes

Abalone Cove Palos Verdes. A little wild and sometimes lonely! Near to the old Marine Land and now the terranea spa Hotel complex..

Big Bear Lake North Shore Mike-Hope

Shot at Big Bear lake a couple of years ago on the North Shore, late in the year.

Quarter Horse Trail

On the trail in PV

Winchester Cathedral Stained Glass

Red only filter applied in lightroom.


Cowdray Castle, Midhurst

Arundel Castle wall

Arundle Castle, West Sussex UK, dates back to 1138. A great experience!

Arundel Castle - Mike Hope

Arundel Castle, West Sussex UK, dates back to 1138

Iguazu Falls

One of the most awesome of the world's natural wonders, Iguazu Falls is an experience of a lifetime. Located primarily in Argentina, the falls are in a semi-tropical jungle ecosystem. These majestically powerful cascades are considerably higher and much wider than Niagara Falls. © 1998-2009 Discover Uruguay

Farnham Keep - Mike Hope

Motte and shell keep of Farnham Castle, Surrey, founded in 1138 by Bishop Henry of Blois.

Drying Canvas

La Boca streets in Argentina.

The old light house - Mike Hope

Situated on Pacific Coast Highway 1, california

Stone Henge

Heaps Peak Fence - Mike Hope

Heaps Peak Trial, Lake Arrowhead

The Castle, Tower of London

The castle taken from the moat

Roxanna in PV

The trail at the top of Crenshaw. Spectacular views down to Abalone cove and Catalina Island beyond

Cowdray House

Beautiful Midhurst UK

Moody El Capitan

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Lake

Madison Skylike

Guilt and a Morris Minor

A lingerie store in Haselmere, Hampshire

Point Magoo Cypress Tree - Mike Hope

Point Lobos Nature reserve on Pacific Coast Highway California. A magical place! Where the Cyprus trees cling to the edge of the cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Hampshire Woodland Walk - Mike Hope

Flora Thompson country walk near to Old Thorns Golf Course, Liphook, Hampshire. Mike Hope

Yosemite Moods - Mike Hope

Yosemite, Half Dome just before it began to snow, The clouds move in fast and you can feel the sudden drop in temperature!

A turret in the Tower - Mike Hope

A picture of one of the turrets in the Tower of London. A fantastic place to visit. see the Crown Jewels, the Beefeater Yeoman Guards and Ravens!!

A part of Westminster

The Ice Cream Cart - Mike Hope

An old ice cream cart and bicycle for sale in a small English village. Not there this year! Haslemere

Mark di Suvero Sculpture by Mike Hope

Mark di Suvero Sculpture at Crissy Fields, San Francisco. Great steel sculptures set in beautiful park and water surrounds with Golden Gate Bridge as the back drop.

Santa Monica Parking by Mike Hope

Santa Monica Parking structure off 2nd Street tken late afternoon looking up. It was Brit week nice afternoon!!

Mexico City Shoe Shine

This is an old 35mm Kodak slide found while going through a whole pile and I believe it was in Mexico City late 60's. I scanned it on an HP scanner and then cleaned it up a bit in Photoshop. I thought it should be out there and as it is quite appealing!

SissingHurst by Mike Hope

Sissinghurst: The garden at Sissinghurst Castle in the Weald of Kent, in England at Sissinghurst village, is owned and maintained by the National Trust. It is among the most famous gardens in England. Wikipedia . Also famous for Vita Sackville-West

Albert HD nigh by Mike Hope

One more rendition of the V&A memorial that I thought you might like! An HD hand held at around sunset!!

Oast Houses by Mike Hope

Oast House in Sissinghurst Gardens in Kent, UK. Very dear to me and close to where my mother was born. Beatiful historic gardens made famous by Rita Sackville-West... From wiki: An oast, oast house or hop kiln is a building designed for kilning (drying) hops as part of the brewing process. They can be found in most hop-growing (and former hop-growing) areas and are often good examples of vernacular architecture. Many redundant oasts have been converted into houses.

A seat at the Manor

Row of deck chairs facing the wear at the Manor Hotel in Castle Combe, UK

Tony's by Mike Hope

Old Tony's on the pier, Redondo Beach. Taken while waiting for the sunset that came and went. Hand held single shot with Sony a6000 and 35/1.8

Redondo Dream by Mike Hope

A shot this morning on Redondo Pier with the Sony a6000 using multi exposure blending. The camera has to be really steady!!

Lily of the Lake by Mike Hope

A day at echo Park.... Inspiring in some inner natural beauty of LA

Redondo Flags Mike Hope

Whale Watchers Ticket Booth

Whale watch and Voyager ticket booth on Redondo Pier

Ferrari Berlinetta F12

Brand New Ferrari Berlinetta F12 at Northbrook Park, Farnham UK

Rusty's racing by Mike Hope

Side door of old classic with Rusty's Racing on the side

Place Bottle Here by Mike Hope

Classic BelAir with Coka Cola bottle holder on Redondo Beach Pier

Flaming Hot Rod by Mike Hope

Hot Rod with custom flame paint on Redondo Pier

Go the Distance by Mike Hope

Taken on Redondo Pier with Sony AR7ii and old Canon 75-200mm FD

Christmas on Manhattan Pier

Quick shot on way home at Manhattan Beach Pier

Cobra Stripe by Mike Hope

Shot on Redondo Pier Classic Car show

Man Pier Surf by Mike Hope

A shot at the weekend with old FD 28mm canon on Sony A7Rii.

Bath on Avon by Mike Hope

Shot in mid September in the late afternoon in Bath in Avon and Somerset, UK. A beautiful city and historic roman remains. I had this up in color but thought it may be good in black and white! Hope you like it...

Stormy fish Redondo by Mike Hope

Stormy Redondo Pier by Mike Hope

Castle Inn Castle Combe by Mike Hope

The castle Inn in Castle Combe on the edge of the Cotswolds in UK. This is a magical place used in many motion pictures. The last one was War Horse by Steven Spielberg


Traditional dress ladies on the street in Bath on Avon in somerset, england

LAX Encounters by Mike Hope

Rework photo from parking lot at LAX looking towards the Iconic Encounters Restaurant (now closed). Taken a sunset with the sun going down behind the structure.

Hot Sausage Company by Mike Hope

Walk Street in historic Roman city of Bath in somerset, England, with hot sausage seller in the background

Roman Stone Writing by Mike Hope

Original Stone in the Roman Baths in Bath, UK, with Latin writing that may be "Corelian" or similar and may relate to the ideal Roman woman "Cornelia" but I cannot be sure...

redondo beach old zoom by Mike Hope

Taken with an old 100-300mm FD L Canon lens hand held on Sony A7Rii

Summer Daze

Summer Daze in Bath upon Avon in Somerset England!

Through the Garden Gate by Mike Hope

Old Castle Come village street to the Manor House in late summer toward evening.

EmptyPier by Mike-Hope

Cold morning on the pier. No one about

Lacock Matilda Talbot typewriter

Vintage typewriter from Lacock Abbey the home of Henry Fox Talbot the pioneer of photography. This typewriter was thought to have been used by his granddaughter Matilda Talbot. "They wanted me to be the best I could be, and I wanted not to disappoint them". Matilda Talbot.

Celebrity Solstice by Mike Hope

Celebrity Cruise Ship in Vancouver Harbor

Palos Verdes Triail by Mike Hope

Hiking after the rains on the Turnpike trail in PV

Palos Verdes to Santa Monica by Mike Hope

A hike up in the Palos Verdes hills on a Sunday afternoon.

Torrance Beach from Malaga by Mike Hope

Walking on a Sunday afternoon along Malaga Canyon looking toward Rat beach, and beyond so Santa Monica

body glove by mike_hope

The Body Glove boat in King Harbor Redondo Beach

Manhattan Surfers

manhattan surf competition

Flower Power SF by Mike Hope

San Francisco, Dolores Park, June 25th

Walking on the prom Santa Monica by Mike Hope

Walking on the Beach Santa Monica California

Palce of the Arts HDR by Mike Hope

A hand held early morning HDR shot on hazy day. Using Photomatix enhanced mode.

Grand Canyon Awakening by Mike Hope

A Grand Canyon early morning shot just as the sun was coming over the east rim and reworked with filtered effect to enhance the mood.

Hermosa Fishing

Hermosa Pier

Tubiby Mike Hope

Urban crazy golf in San Fran. I like this guy!!

San Juan water lily by Mike Hope

Shot in the mission grounds in San Jaun Capistrano

Serra's Church San Juan candles by Mike Hope

Serra's Church San Juan candles

USS Midway B&W by Mike Hope

USS Midway B&W with old Canon FD lens hand held at 300mm

Serras Church San Juan candles by Mike Hope

Serra's Church San Juan Capistrano candles

Old Jeep by Mike Hope

Old Jeep in a store on the waterfront in San Diego

San Diego from Coronado by Mike Hope

San Diego waterfront from Centennial Park, Coronado Island


A Didgeridoo player outside the museum of man in San Diego

Del Coronado Hotel by Mike Hope

The iconic Del Coronado Hotel on Coronado Island, San Diego. New upload with fixed color profile for mobile

Spirit of San Diego by Mike Hope

taken from Centennial park Coronado, looking across to the waterfront of San Diego, California

Vivid Lilies by Mike Hope

Vivid water lilies late afternoon at San Juan Capistrano Mission

USS San Diego Memorial Crew Member by Mike Hope

A Side capture of USS San Diego Memorial Crew Member on the waterfront San Diego

RIP BE by Mike Hope

Recoleta Cemetery. Buenos Aires

Botanical Building San Diego

The view of the Botanical Building with the Lily Pond and Lagoon in the foreground is one of the most photographed scenes in Balboa Park and a “must-see” destination in San Diego. Built for the 1915-16 Exposition, along with the adjacent Lily Pond and Lagoon, the historic building is one of the largest lath structures in the world. The Botanical Building plantings include more than 2,100 permanent plants, featuring fascinating collections of cycads, ferns, orchids, other tropical plants and palms. The Botanical Building also presents some of the Park’s vibrant seasonal flower displays. From Balboa Park Site:

Behind The Bubble Central Park by Mike Hope

A photographer catching a happy couple behind a giant bubble in Central Park, New York.

Bursting The Bubble Central Park by Mike Hope (of )

Catching the happy couple as the bubble is bursting

The Boat House Central Park by Mike Hope (of )

The Boat House Restaurant on the lake in Central Park

The Castle in Central Park by Mike Hope

The Castle in Central Park at the edge of Shakespeare's Garden by Mike Hope

The Castle in Central Park by Mike Hope (of )

The Castle in Central Park

Zaha Hadid NYC by Mike Hope

Zaha Hadid Architecture on the High Line in New York City. Amazing apartment building...

Sunset N End Manhattan Gas by Mike Hope

Driving home into Manhattan Beach pulled into the gas station to take a quick shot!!

Sunset N End Manhattan Gas by Mike Hope (of )

Stopped at the gas station and took a quick shot just coming into Manhattan Beach.

Central Park Leaves by Mike Hope

Walking in Central Park with Sony A6000 as I left the A7RII behind!

Central Park Running in Leaves by Mike Hope

Two runners and some nice art work in Central Park, New York, early November

New York Zaha Hadid B& W by MikeHope

Amazing Architecture by Zaha Hadid on the highline walk in New York, close to the waterfront.

New York Apartments of Zaha Hadid by Mike Hope

Zaha Hadid architectural design of apartment building on the Highline walk near waterfront in New York. Amazing structure!

Building NYC bw by Mike Hope

Old Building in NYC while walking along the High Line close to some fantastic modern architecture and opposite you see the old run down apartment blocks.

Canyon Village Adobe

Grand Canyon Village Adobe building

La Venta Palos Verdes Vista

La Venta Inn Palios Verdes. Beautiful afternoon vista with a clear day

Guiding Light - Vicente Lighthouse

Weekend walkabout on the peninsula. Shot into the sun and processed with a light filter effect in post.

Old Polly's by Mike Hope (of )

Picture of the old Polly's on the Pier, the weekend after they closed down for good. Sad days but they have opened on the boardwalk if you need a good breakfast!

Redondo Beach Police Boat by Mike Hope

La Venta Palos Verdes by Mike Hope ()

La Venta Inn in Palos Verdes near Redondo Beach

Vasquez Rocks by Mike Hope

Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park is a 932-acre park located in the Sierra Pelona Mountains, in northern Los Angeles County, California. It is located in the town of Agua Dulce between the suburbs of Santa Clarita and Palmdale. Wikipedia

vasquez rocks agua dulce ca

Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park is a 932-acre (377 ha) park located in the Sierra Pelona Mountains, in northern Los Angeles County, California. It is located in the town of Agua Dulce between the suburbs of Santa Clarita and Palmdale. The area is also visible from the Antelope Valley Freeway (State Route 14) Wikipedia

Vasquez Rocks 2

Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park is a 932-acre (377 ha) park located in the Sierra Pelona Mountains, in northern Los Angeles County, California. It is located in the town of Agua Dulce between the suburbs of Santa Clarita and Palmdale. The area is also visible from the Antelope Valley Freeway (State Route 14).Wikipedia

Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier after sunset

Santa Monica Pier after Sunset by Mike-Hope

After sunset this weekend on Santa Monica Beach close to the pier and Pacific Park

Color on the pier by Mike Hope

Santa Monica Pier with color filter at sunset or just after. Sony 24-70 GM Lens

Snat Monica Police by Mike Hope

Santa Monica Pier Police Station Sign

Manhattan North Pier by Mike Hope

Santa Monica Pier at dusk

Santa Monica Police B&W by Mike Hope

The iconic Santa Monica Police station on Santa Monica Pier