Here’s one of the last shots I took during the 2015 500px/Fujifilm Global Photo Walk in San Francisco. Part of the city’s waterfront has a nice, quiet section decorated with benches and hanging flowers, but few tourists notice it. This was taken on Pier 7, and you can see the top of the illuminated Ferry Building on the left. Larger version is viewable here.
Most tourists who come to San Francisco make a beeline for Pier 39. However, there are plenty of other piers worth looking at, especially the relatively quiet Pier 7. Less shopping, more fishing. When you turn back from the water, you’re given a direct line to the Transamerica Pyramid.