The Golden Gate Bridge (wrapped in fog)

5d II + 17-40mm @ 22mm

105 sec @ f8

ISO 100

 

A very very foggy morning... When I 1st arrived, the bridge was completely invisible. With a little patience, I was able to come away with this. Thanks in advance for your views/favs/comments =)

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So a little more about this morning...

I woke up at 4 am with a back ache and looked out the window to see high clouds and I knew from seeing it the day before that there was low fog out by the bay. So I made the hour drive out to the bridge with my fingers crossed. I got there, and it was completely fogged out. I figured I'd stick around since... I was there anyways! The fog was really moving and changing. Luckily, it got clear for about 15 min. Right as the sun crested, the fog reclaimed the bridge and I couldn't see anything but fog. So really, I gotta mark this one down to sheer luck. One other photographer wandered up right as that 15 min window was ending... not so lucky! Luck and the fact that it was probably my 10th dawn trip (8 of which failed). ;-)

  • David Min 4y

    Superb shot !
  • Grazyna Anna Kondracka 4y

    Wonderful picture, beautiful lights in the fog !
  • ©Helminadia Ranford 4y

    Super ne image ...beautiful Golden gate Bridge
  • j. cleveland 4y

    great arrangement, everything comes together so well - very good shooting
    =)
  • Girolamo Cracchiolo 4y

    Very beautiful atmosphere with the lights and the fog, great photo!
  • David Schroeder 4y

    Awesome !!. ;-)
  • Sim~ 4y

    Best of the best!!!!
  • Ania.Photography - OFF 4y

    oh wow, magical light, perfect work with a great colors all around, very amazing treatment, thanks so much for visit Henry! best regards.
  • Serge Freeman 4y

    Outstanding shot!
    Thanks for commenting on my stream!
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  • wh;te 4y

    As usually, in the fog ... :)
  • Matt Granz Photography 4y

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  • Thomas Teffaine Photographie 4y

    stunning capture
  • vytko1.618 4y

    spectacular :]
  • ju@photography 4y

    great shots!
  • Markus Bahlmann 4y

    Seen in 100+ Faves Flickr 's Finest (100+ Faves Only)
  • Darvin Atkeson 3y

    Wow, not unlike the one I took on the 26th, just 10 days later. I think you got a bit better fog on the tower though.

    Darv
  • ⌣̊*̩ı[ ŝ ơ o ŝ . . `♥ 3y

    Woooooow


    I like it
  • noemi169 3y

    Nice
  • Jens 2y

    Very good, love the light in the fog here
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