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"Marshall's Beach" - www.createwithlightphotography.com

This is a 30 second exposure of Marshall's Beach in San Francisco, looking towards the very famous Golden Gate Bridge.

I was in San Francisco for a conference in early May and had the opportunity to spend another wonderful evening with my good friends, Nathan Wirth , Steve-Maxx landeros , Ivan Makarov , Joe Azure and my new friends Jim Patterson and Kendra Karr . Thank you again to you all for being such wonderful hosts and company, I can't begin to tell you all how much I appreciated it. I'm really hoping to get back to San Fran towards the end of August this year, so fingers crossed. OMG, how I miss that place!!!

This was the first time I was able to get down to Marshall's Beach without monster waves trying to sweep me away. :-) There wasn't a cloud in the sky, but that didn't stop me from getting creative with my graduated filters to work the tonal angles.

The techie Stuff:

ISO: 200
Aperture: f/7.1
Exposure: 30 seconds
Focal Length: 16mm
Filters: Hitech Pro 10 stop ND filter, Lee 3 stop soft grad ND filter.

All thoughts and comments welcome.

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  1. James A. Crawford - ♪♫♪"Crawf"♪♫♪ 31 months ago | reply

    Stunning capture. I love B&W long exposures and you did this image justice. Perfection. I love your work and photostream.

  2. M.A.Fernández 31 months ago | reply

    congrats for explore

  3. byus71 31 months ago | reply

    Wonderful scene! Great view, really nice and original composition on classic and beautiful bridge! Congrats on deserved EXPLORE!!

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  4. petefoto 31 months ago | reply

    Quality B&W image Grant. Lovely composition.

  5. Mark Littlejohn 31 months ago | reply

    Excellent perspective and toning. A bonny image.

  6. -clicking- 31 months ago | reply

    A most sublime image, an image that
    will remain in our minds forever !
     Richard's BW award
    Richard's Quality B & W and Sepia

  7. Peter Levi 31 months ago | reply

    A most sublime image, an image that
    will remain in our minds forever !
     Richard's BW award
    Richard's Quality B & W and Sepia

  8. Passie13(Ines van Megen-Thijssen) 31 months ago | reply

    A most sublime image, an image that
    will remain in our minds forever !
     Richard's BW award
    Richard's Quality B & W and Sepia

  9. Andrew James Howe 30 months ago | reply

    Really beautiful :))

  10. MichaelSanderDU 30 months ago | reply

    Womderful work in bw

  11. Petur 30 months ago | reply

    I enjoyed this photo in Chasing Shadows.

  12. Photoma's World 30 months ago | reply

    Superb LE taken in such a good company, Grant !!!
    I can feel that unique mood on the shore with a view on the Golden Gate bridge ...

  13. pallanuoto1986 30 months ago | reply

    It a amazing shot!

  14. Sal Virji (Sal's Marine) on / off 27 months ago | reply

    Stunning shot with perfect contrast and atmosphere.
    Top class work mate.

  15. janis kwasney...[away_travelling] 26 months ago | reply

    The light and compo draws you in!

  16. valentino * 19 months ago | reply

    bella fotografia

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