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Fort Funston - San Francisco, California

 

Fort Funston, San Francisco... What can I really say about this area? Well... If you have a dog, it's a great beach to take them to, but only if they get along with other dogs. There are many trails that run along the cliff sides, but I headed straight to the south end where rows of old pier pylons can be located. I've driven past this area countless times, but never stopped. I meant to, just never did. That is until I started exploring the area via this site. I have seen a few images from around the area, but again, I never really took the time to look into it.

 

Being a bit unmotivated the past few days, I figured that this place may help put my direction back into order. I guess my brain has been on overload these days. I have so many ideas... So many places I want to photograph, its just a matter of prioritizing my goals.

 

As I headed out for the afternoon, I knew the sky would give up something nice, but I also knew that it wouldn't give up much color, so black & white was my goal for the afternoon.

 

Composed for a square crop, I ended up liking the full frame, but I will stick with my original vision for now.

 

View my stream on black here

 

Exposure: 180

Aperture: f/16.0

Focal Length: 60 mm

ISO Speed: 50

Lens: EF 24-70 f/2.8L

B+W ND110 (10 stop solid)

Lee .6 & .9 hard edge GNDs

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Taken on January 7, 2010