San Francisco photographer Jon Hope specializes in location portraits and aerial photography.


Posts tagged tilt shift

Election Day !

San Francisco’s City Hall on Van Ness Avenue. This was shot on a Canon 45mm TS-E Lens and the blurring is in camera not photoshopped !

Playoff Time !

Here’s a Tilt-Shift of ATT park, Home of the San Francisco Giants.

This shot and other aerials are available for sale at my online store: store.jonhope.com

Happy 75th birthday Golden Gate Bridge ! Here’s another tilt-shift shot of one of the worlds most iconic bridges.

Last Thursday was a perfect day for an aerial shoot. Speck (who make the awesome ipad case I use) filmed me for a video testimonial for their web site. 

I’ve added another San Francisco land mark to my Tilt-Shift Series :-)

I’ll have quite a few more images and some video to post soon. Stay tuned!

I’m a nominee for the Photography masters Cup

One of my aerial tilt shift shots Miniature Freeway is a nominee in the Aerial Photography Category of this years awards. http://www.thecolorawards.com/gallery/index.php?g=n

I even get my own press release !



LONDON - Professional photographer Jon Hope from the USA was presented with the 5th Annual Photography Masters Cup Nominee title in the category of Aerial Photography at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow. The live online ceremony webcast Sunday, October 29, 2011 was attended by photography fans in 83 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for color photography.

The awards international Jury included captains of the industry ranging from Hasted Hunt Kraeutler in New York, Brancolini Grimaldi, David & Goliath, Simon Studer Art Associates, Stills Gallery to Christie’s in London who honored Color Masters with 272 coveted title awards and 1099 nominees in 18 categories.

"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 13,321 entries we received this year," said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Jon Hope’s "Freeway," an exceptional image entered in the Aerial category, represents contemporary color photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the title of Nominee."

See all the 5th Annual Winners & Nominees at http://www.thecolorawards.com/gallery

INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERS CUP is the leading international award honoring excellence in color photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in color photography.

Tilt- Shift of Hayward Airport

The miniature Port of Oakland !

The roof of the Union Bank building in San Francisco. Downtown has no rooftop helipads, very different from LA.

Miniature Bay Bridge Construction on Flickr.

Here’s what the Yerba Buena detour looks like from the air.

Bernal Tilt Shift on Flickr.  Flying over my neighbourhood was fun. It’s a different perspective on the streets I know well.

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