Central Basin by Jon Rendell in Central Basin, San Francisco, California, USA

San Francisco’s dry dock in Central Basin on one of the many foggy mornings where the sun struggles to shine through. I love the old pylons and the play of light upon the water.

Name:Jon Rendell

Place you live: Dogpatch, San Francisco

Place your photo was taken: Central Basin, San Francisco

Can you sum up San Francisco? Dogpatch is a mixed industrial and residential neighborhood which survived the 1906 fire and has some of San Francisco’s oldest houses dating from 1860s. It is currently undergoing a revival and is turning into quite a cultural mecca for artists and foodies.

Occupation: Art Director, Photographer

Preoccupation: Cooking

A perfect day in San Francisco? A bike ride around the bay with lunch at the Ferry Building.

If someone was visiting, what must they do? Rent a bike, ride across the Golden Gate Bridge, free wheel down into Sausalito for lunch and catch a ferry back to San Francisco.

A perfect meal in San Francisco? The Ramp Restaurant is only a block away from home and is situated at the water’s edge.

What is the best thing about your spot? Its proximity to the water and downtown.

What is the worst? Too many great things to do.

A little known fact about where you live? San Francisco’s population is only 800,000.

Where is your favorite place in the world? Oia, Santorini