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The Space Shuttle Endeavour Over Golden Gate Bridge

I was at Hawk Hill to see the Space Shuttle flies over the Golden Gate Bridge. The spot wasn't perfect because I was face the bright sunlight and with some fog over the right hand side. This is the best shot I can take :) Once in a life time chance.

  • Edek Giejgo PRO 3y

    Brilliant!
  • Joel C. The Old Texan 3y

    Wonderful shot sir.
  • www.forgottenheritage.co.uk PRO 3y

    Greetings from the UK, a very proud moment (and slightly sad too I guess) for the US this. The advances in space exploration lead by the US and a team of brave astronaughts and technicians have been and will be proven to be one of the greatest gifts given to this world.
  • Bill Lindsay PRO 3y

    Excellent capture!
  • Sunciti _ Sundaram's Images + Messages 3y

    Excellent Image Indeed. Congratulatons.
  • Shutter_Hand PRO 3y

    Awesome !
  • Robert Powell PRO 3y

    great photo
  • Petr PRO 3y

    Absolutely gorgeous, David!!
  • Mimi PRO 3y

    Awesome capture!
  • _Ayesha_M 3y

    Perfect capture of both the shuttle & the city!
  • Theen Moy PRO 3y

    amazing shot ... i think because you thought it wasn't a good spot, you pushed yourself and it turned out just awesome!
  • v.tara 3y

    Great shot !
  • David Yu PRO 3y

    Good morning, thank you very much of your compliments and support!!! I really appreciate it. I'm no one special , just like to snap photos with my little camera and share of what I seen around San Francisco bay area. There are lots going in here almost every weekend. It is hard to keep it up! It is kind, amazing of your who take time out of your busy schedules to visit my website.

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  • Pavels Dunaicevs 3y

    Great shot and unique, historical event!
  • Rikx PRO 3y

    A wonderful image - really nailed the moment - perfect.
  • Pascal Cai PRO 3y

    I couldn't see it that close from where I work (downtown SF), but this photo really made me kicking myself not to take a day off and camp out in a better location to shoot this historical event! BRAVO to you!
  • Pascal Cai PRO 3y

    BTW, I do think this is a pretty good location: not only you have the GGB, you also have downtown SF in your background... the almost-silhouette image of the shuttle, the cloud and fog only add more drama to the shot... nothing short of extraordinary.
  • David Yu PRO 3y

    Pascal Cai I woke up 4:00am in that day :)). and I was the first one drove up to the Hawk Hill parking lot with my friends. the lighting was bad from Hawk Hill, yes, the space shuttle is silhouette .. the light is from behind of it. you may see the shadow of the bridge tower and the water reflection of the bright sunlight. I can't do much about it. I seen there many nice shots from SF side with the bridge in better lighting :).. once in a life time event.
  • Tim 3y

    Great moment!
  • Bryan Morris 2y

    Amazing capture wish I had been there to see it!
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Taken on September 21, 2012

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