Alcatraz island is surely one of San Francisco icons, together with the Golden Gate, the Coit Tower, the Ameritrade building and many others.

San Francisco, Alcatraz from the Marina

Alcatraz in the afternoon light

The “Island of the Pelicans” has been continuosly repurposed during the centuries, and finally to us it is a National Park, destination for tourist and amazing background to take a picture against.

San Francisco, Alcatraz from the Marina

There is a great spot in Pier 39 to take such shot, but in a clear warm day like we had last Sunday, then you can get a bit more creative.

San Francisco, Alcatraz from the Marina

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About Salvatore Ventura

I am a commercial photographer based in Milpitas (CA), serving the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. Among the photo services I provide are, contemporary and lifestyle portraits, profile headshots, product photography and digital image editing. I enjoy home cooked italian recipes, spanish flan, mexican tacos, and korean kimchi. And occasionally peanut butter on bananas. Have a project for me? Let me hear about it.