cTv Golden Gate Bridge – Part 3b, South: Crissy Field, Fort Point and Fort Baker (California Travel Videos)

In this episode segment at California Travel Videos we head south into San Francisco, checking out Crissy Field, Torpedo Wharf, Fort Point, Fort Baker and more.  Click below wo watch our video:

Torpedo Wharf view of the Golden Gate Bridge during the "blue hour"
Torpedo Wharf view of the Golden Gate Bridge during the “blue hour”

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cTv Golden Gate Bridge – Part 3a, North: Battery Spencer & Horshoe Bay (California Travel Videos)

Grace and Michael venture north of the Golden Gate Bridge, checking out Battery Spencer and Horshoe Bay , Part 3a – cTv (California Travel Videos).  We welcome you to watch our video show where we do battle with the cold summer weather!  We invite you to click here to view our show.
San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge at sunset
San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge at sunset – Photo given to contest winners
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Despite taking photos and videos during the summer, be sure to bring along extra layers since fog, wind and cold, moist temperatures can catch you off guard even on a seemingly warm summer day!

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cTv Golden Gate Bridge – Part 2, Planning, History, Statistics (California Travel Videos)

The Golden Gate Bridge, Part 2 cTv (California Travel Videos) – we welcome you to view our planning video where we discuss lots of interesting aspects of the history behind building what in the 1930s was to be the world’s longest suspension bridge, built over the most challenging waterway!

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cTv Golden Gate Bridge – Part 1 Trailer with Phantom Drone Aerial Views (California Travel Videos)

 

Twilight view of the Golden Gate from Torpedo Wharf
Twilight view of the Golden Gate from Torpedo Wharf

The Golden Gate Bridge – California Travel Videos shoots photos, videos (including aerial Phantom drone footage) from numerous locations with travel tips, perspectives, day and night. You won’t want to miss our dramatic four minute teaser to get a taste for our upcoming segments on the Golden Gate Bridge. In our introductory program we share photo techniques and deal with unusual climate challenges to shoot memorable photographs, learn about the background/history and more.

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cTv Olompali State Park (Novato), Episode #2, Part 2 – Miwok Indians, Grateful Dead (Jerry Garcia), Phantom Drone

Grace and Michael discuss the interesting history of Olompali State Park near Novato, California, complete with commentary, photos, on location videos including aerial drone footage using a DJI Phantom drone quadcopter and short supportive video inserts.

We welcome you to see our 16 minute video commentary:

Sunset oasis overlooking Olompali State Park
Sunset oasis overlooking Olompali State Park

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cTv Olompali State Park, Episode 2 – Trailer, DJI Phantom Drone Fly-over

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Olompali – California Travel Videos does a DJI Phantom drone “fly-over” trailer of a California State Park, a picturesque setting with a rich history. Olompali was the home to Miwok Indians, Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead, California Bear Republic Revolt leading to California statehood and more  Continue reading cTv Olompali State Park, Episode 2 – Trailer, DJI Phantom Drone Fly-over

McArthur Burney Falls, Episode 1 – Part 3, Critiques

In our finale on the spectacular Burney Falls episode, Grace and Michael offer their critique of the many cinematic highlights, photo opportunities and photo editing tools to improve the final output.  We welcome you to check out our video review of Burney Falls:

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McArthur Burney Falls, Episode #1, Part 2 – Waterfall Photography

If you like the water, then you will love the majestic natural beauty of Burney Falls!  We welcome you to view a 6 minute overview of the cinematic highlights or if you have the time, enjoy the entire 34 minute full show where Grace and Michael have fun frolicking along the Burney Fall trail, stream, and of course the 100+ foot waterfall !

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McArthur Burney Falls, Episode #1, Part 1 – Trip Planning

Like most things in life advance planning is the key, or as the saying goes:
Those who do not set targets… seldom hit them!

The same is true when planning to see the best highlight, take the best photographs and make the most of each trip – even trivial matters like wearing (or bringing along) the proper clothing can make a BIG DEAL – prepared or not!   Check out our planning video where we “teach you how to fish,” covering critical steps like viewing the best websites for reviews, stunning photos and lots of seemingly small details that can make a big contribution to enjoying a photo successful trip.

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Welcome, fellow travelers, photographers, and videographers!

Overlooking wine vineyard in the Sonoma-Napa area of northern California
Overlooking wine vineyard in the Sonoma-Napa area of northern California

Welcome to our California Travel Videos website and thank you for dropping by to check us out!  Please feel free to leave us your thoughts on how we are doing and what we can do to meet your needs.

Let’s start off with an introduction about us.  Michael and Grace love travel, photography, and videography with the intent to capture stories we can share with our current and future friends.  In brief, we aspire to produce high-quality, fun, enlightening, and entertaining stories with videos and cinematic photographs.  While our mission statement is quite ambitious, here’s our intentions:

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