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I awoke last night to the sound of thunder...

I awoke last night to the sound of thunder (well actually it was 4:30 am September 12, 2009). How far off I sat and wondered. Ode to Bob Seger's Night Moves, .


Drove to the Marin Headlands but it was way too foggy so I went low near the Coast Guard station for this shot of the Golden Gate Bridge. Sat in my car with a remote shutter listening to podcasts. Wrapped a poncho around my camera when the rain started. Took lots of shots, this was about my fourth shot of the morning when I got lucky. You should of heard me say "YEEEESS!" when I saw the huge strike and the sky lit up white/blue with light. Ooooh, what a lucky man he was (Ode to ELP).


Also in San Francisco Magazine November, 2009 issue at


Also in Popular Photography, June, 2010, pg 25.


Also on the official Golden Gate Bridge website under Beauty Shots of the Bridge:


Explored #1 September 12, 2009. Thanks all!


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Taken on September 12, 2009