I awoke in San Francisco and the last thing I wanted to do was get up and make photographs. I had a meeting in a few hours and I wanted to indulge myself and sleep in. I usually wake up at 5:30 a.m. each morning, and the idea of hugging the pillow for another hour or two was tempting. However, when I caught sight of the light coming through the hotel room window, I roused myself out of bed. As much as I would have loved a few more hours of sleep, I felt I had take advantage of a beautiful morning in San Francisco.

We were a few blocks from Union Square. I walked through the park and adjoining streets, observing how the light illuminated ...

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