The dazzle of lights is even more enticing when a shimmering river flows through the city.
Downtown Long Beach, California is bright and bustling at night and has benefited from urban renewal projects over many years. I find the city and its adjacent harbor a fascinating area for photography, although it is always a challenge finding my way around. On this evening, I found a spot near the berth of the Queen Mary and took my best shot looking across the harbor at the city.
From the shore of Coronado Island, the view of San Diego, California at dusk is superb!
It is certainly no surprise that this colorfully-lit bridge over the Queensway Bay in Long Beach, California, is also known as the Rainbow Bridge.
The golden lights from a carousel illuminate the fronds of nearby palms.