A freelance photographer Nick Otto specializes in editorial, corporate and documentary photography. Represented by Zuma Press —he is available for assignments. An active member of the National Press Photographers Association...
People gather at Fort Mason to view “Night Watch” a floating media installation created by Shimon Attie that displays portraits of refugees granted asylum in the U.S, in San Francisco on Friday, September 17, 2021.
An RV that was being used as a home is destroyed by a fire not far from Cob on Wood in Oakland, California on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. The complex is a very small civic center offering services to the unhoused residents who live in vehicles, tents and improvised shelters along the Wood Street encampment beneath Interstate 880.
Traditional dancers and visitors perform a friendship dance to kickoff the beginning of Carnaval celebrations in San Francisco on Saturday, May 29, 2021. For the second year, CANA-Carnaval San Francisco will hold a community resource fair in place of its traditional parade and festival. The event will celebrate the resilience of those who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and provide numerous health and economic equity resources.
People gather to mourn, light candles and leave items at a makeshift memorial on South Las Vegas Boulevard near the site of the Route 91 Harvest Music Fest where Sunday's mass shooting took place. It was the worst such incident in modern American history which claimed the lives of 59 people and injured hundreds of others.
Paramedics work to revive an overdose victim in the Tenderloin in San Francisco on Saturday, July 11, 2020. New numbers from the medical examiner's office show drug overdoses this year in San Francisco spiking even more than previously known. Now one of two bodies brought to the medical examiner's office died of a drug overdose.
A visitor photographs Juan Davila as Carnaval celebrations kicked off in San Francisco on Saturday, May 29, 2021. For the second year, CANA-Carnaval San Francisco will hold a community resource fair in place of its traditional parade and festival. The event will celebrate the resilience of those who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and provide numerous health and economic equity resources.
Heather Hayle cleans the outside of a glass enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco on Saturday, December 5, 2020. The Zoo will close Sunday as San Francisco enters a second shelter in place order.
Elizabeth Holmes, center, pauses with her partner, Billy Evans and her parents outside of federal court after she was found guilty on 4 of 11 accounts faced in her fraud trial in San Jose, California. January 3, 2022. Holmes is the founder and former CEO of blood testing and life sciences company Theranos.
People are seen working on the deck of the SS Jeremiah O'Brien as it get ready to leave its berth at Pier 45 and move to Pier 35 after a massive fire destroyed Pier 45 early last Saturday in San Francisco on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
France Priscoll sits with an American flag and prays near the State Capital in Sacramento on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Priscoll said she has been in front of the capital every Saturday since the election to pray for the country. State Capitals are on high alert across the country because of threats made by right wing extremists in the wake of the siege at the US Capitol on January 6.
Homeless folks cross the street with their belongings near City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, January 8, 2021. After the events that unfolded at the Capitol building and the growing number of coronavirus cases many are left wondering if there is hope for the future.
Sterling Valentine prays over his Thanksgiving meal provided by Glide in San Francisco on Thursday, November 26, 2020. Glide moved their annual Thanksgiving meal service outdoor this year because of the ongoing pandemic.
San Francisco MimeTroupe members Velina Brown and Michael Gene Sullivan rehearse the Troupe’s radio serial called “Tales of the Resistance” at the Troupe’s office in San Francisco on Monday, July 6, 2020.