Smoke monster

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    The fireworks were great, but IMO the spotlights were amazing. Its too bad they didn't use them more to light up the smoke.

    Happy 75th birthday Golden Gate Bridge!

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    explored 5/29/2012

    SF Lіghts, Ashlee Summer, and 26 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. SF Lіghts 34 months ago | reply

      I loved the lights that they put on the span right after the fireworks, they were so much brighter than the regular lights, and really made it look like a giant steep harp.

    2. Miguel De La Cruz ~ 34 months ago | reply

      Great shot, but I just noticed the light trails in the sky circling the area. What's up with that? I got some in my shots too. Just wondering lol.

    3. SF Lіghts 34 months ago | reply

      There was a green plane that circled the entire time, from Slacker Hill it went really really close over us.

    4. Nocturnal Bob 34 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the comments guys.
      Yeah those were awesome. Its too bad they can only afford to use them once every 25 years =(
      I think you made the 11 o'clock news Miguel =) There was a news chopper and some private planes circling the entire time. Would be cool to see what shots those guys got.

    5. Darvin Atkeson 34 months ago | reply

      You must have walked right past me. Nicely done. Love the lights on the bridge.

      Darv

    6. Nocturnal Bob 34 months ago | reply

      Thanks Darv. Where you camped out at the "mini-bunker" on the first turnout west of Spencer?

    7. Sean Raymond Photography aka ShutterKrazy 34 months ago | reply

      WOW WOW such nice clarity and composition well done!

    8. stevehorn 34 months ago | reply

      So smooth and crisp. Nice job.

    9. Darvin Atkeson 34 months ago | reply

      Yes, pretty close to it but on the road. The top of the bunker was lined with people.

    10. L_Rodriguez 34 months ago | reply

      that is way awsome! great one

    11. 4PIZON 34 months ago | reply

      Oh ya man !!

    12. Deep Fried Photography 34 months ago | reply

      This leaves me speechless. Just...WOW!

    13. flipkeat 34 months ago | reply

      Awesome to see your shot! Wish I had been there

    14. zman z28 34 months ago | reply

      One of the best I've seen of the GGB.

    15. AGrinberg 34 months ago | reply

      Great smoke monster! And beautiful reflections on the water.

      I agree - the spot lights added a lot. They ought to become a regular part of all fireworks shows!

    16. bernds-fotowelt 34 months ago | reply

      wonderful picture, i love the lights.
      best regards
      bernd

    17. Nocturnal Bob 34 months ago | reply


      Thank you everyone for your comments. Hope to see you all at the 100th anniversary bash in 25 years =)

    18. LifeLover4 33 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous capture!

    19. Aristocrats-hat 33 months ago | reply

      The reflections on the water are excellent - brilliant shot!

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