Author: shalaco

The Point of Black Rock City

Black Rock City is an Impossible City in the true nature of Italiano Calvino’s Impossible Cities. One impossible thing about Black Rock City, and part of the nature of a city that is born every year, is that you can visit it at different times...

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Ess Eff 

Bernal flights https://shalaco.smugmug.com/Vaca/Staycay/n-DHffWT/i-Zz4f4JZ The city of San Francisco seems to take flight from Bernal Heights. ...

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Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race

On Easter Sunday the hipsters, techsters, youngsters, oldsters, hip-hoppers, cross dressers, selfie takers & merrymakers all converged on San Francisco’s most curviest crookedest street – Vermont Street– for the 16th annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race (BYOBW). BYOBW has to be one of the most...

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Gast Architects’ Headshots

Gast Architects Gast Architects is a San Francisco based firm specializing in custom residential renovations that offer modern or traditional styles for sensitive adaptations and restorations of historic properties. I was commissioned to shoot headshots to match the style and aesthetic of their existing shots. One photo...

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Playa Restoration | Special Forces

Shalaco is a dreamer, schemer and explorer based in San Francisco. A story teller and photographer, you can follow him on Instagram for daily doses of inspiration. Playa Restoration is divided into two specialized teams: Line Sweeps Division and Special Forces. The line sweeps walk the city...

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Resto

White Out While Special Forces conducted coordinated line sweeps through Center Camp, a white out dissapear-oed the entire city. It was one of those "Where did I park my truck… wait… where's the person that was right next to me… where did my goggles just fly...

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