The fastidious side of me loves finding balanced scenes like this. Surely the fastidious side of someone loved laying out these elements at Kezar Stadium, at the east end of Golden Gate Park. Until 1970-71, amazingly enough, the SF 49ers played at this venue. It’s been revamped a couple of times since then; this image was on a foggy morning earlier this month.

“Plan B”

The fun in this piece, “Plan B,” was getting in just the right spot to capture both the fire escape and its shadow. The challenge was exercising patience, as the fog-challenged light (and shadows) would appear for only a couple of seconds at a time, in and out, until the earth had moved too much and it was time to make do with what I had …

Plan B