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Finally took this iconic shot the other night, too (same evening as San Francisco on Ice).

 

It was a stunning afternoon in the Bay Area - warm, still, and clear as a bell - and the perfect conditions for this shot. In order to get the bridge lights to "star", I used a small aperture combined with a long exposure (over 2 minutes).

 

Now that I've gotten these two out of my system, I can concentrate on more creative shots of the Bay. I have a lot of ideas I'm excited to try out.

 

Canon 5D, 24-70L, f/22, 121s, ISO 50. No filters.

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Taken on September 29, 2009