Sculptor Daniel Oberti is shown with his piece Venus as he prepares his studio for Art at the Source in Sebastopol, CA. Oberti has been influenced by spheres since he studied in Egypt and Crete in 1990. Working mostly with ceramic and bronze, he creates pieces that vary, but have this common visual element.
The founder of SaveABunny, Marcy Schaff, holds a rabbit named Marcy's Boyfriend, which she will tell you without hesitation is her favorite one. Between 300 and 400 rabbits are held every year by Schaff, and "I remember every single rabbit I work with," she said. The SaveABunny rescue center in Marin County, CA works with organizations in the area to minimize euthanasia for these animals by helping ill ones, making sure that the shelters have a good variety of rabbits to maximize adoptions, and finding them homes.
People from all over the world come together to make their fantasies a reality through LARP, or live action role playing. Each person creates a character, then storylines are acted out and battles are waged. Here a participant pauses in front of the board where points are recorded before a battle at an event hosted by NERO West in Santa Cruz, CA.
Though octogenarian, Art Morse, has a fear of heights, he has clocked in over 3,100 hours in the air since learning to fly at age 22. He comes to the Palo Alto Airport almost everyday, often to pilot his friend's 1962 Cessna 150 plane.
The first leg of this triathlon starts with jumping off a boat near Alcatraz Island, then swimming through the frigid ocean water to the shore of San Francisco.
Lana and Yuri sprawl across a bed in the upstairs of their swingers club, Twist, in North Beach of San Francisco. During the day the couple design and sell clothing like Lana's dress, then on Saturdays they push the mannequins to the edge of the walls so that couples can gather at their club.
"I really wanted to give you cars" Oprah Winfrey told graduates during her commencement speech at Stanford University, instead each graduate found two books under their seat.
Voters across the Bay Area sometimes found their polling place is a little out of the ordinary, which is necessary to meet demand on election day. Here Jack Shanas stretches before his workout at the Martial Arts Fitness Center as the inspector of this polling location, Diane Carroll, makes sure that the voting process for the 2008 presidential election goes smoothly.
Walter Kitundu builds an interactive musical instrument, where birds will create the sound that is played, during his artist in residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Marin, CA. In addition to building unique musical instruments, he is also a composer, graphic artist, and photographer.