The Golden Gate Bridge at Dusk

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    Daily Photo - The Golden Gate Bridge at Dusk
    I had spent the previous night up in Napa, visiting my mom and grandmother. This was a long day with a stop in Petaluma to see Leo's operation, a fast hike through the Muir Woods, and then a visit to the Golden Gate Bridge to catch its majesty at sunset.

    I'm sure locals know this spot very well, but I found it thanks to Google Earth. I knew it would be a cool spot, but driving to these spots is always a bit sketchy when you have never been there before. It appeared to be a simple jog off Highway 1, and it actually was. It's nice when something that looks easy ends up actually being easy! This isn't usually the case. Even better, the wind wasn't howling a mile a minute, which I think can happen around here if you don't watch out!

    After I took this, I could hardly wait to get back home to process the final image. I don't know about y'all, but I find the post-processing just as fun as the actual shooting... I really get a kick out of it!

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    1. Svam1 50 months ago | reply

      Huhhh, nice HDR wiev!

    2. Art History Images (Holly Hayes) 50 months ago | reply

      Yes, I found this beautiful vista wonderfully accessible too! Wish I could have come back at dusk. That's a beautiful shot.

      golden gate bridge

    3. HighDynamic 50 months ago | reply

      For a shot that's been over done. I LOVE your post processing of it!

    4. Christophe_A 50 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Seeking The Horizon, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Please add this Beautiful Shot to :
      Seeking The Horizon
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    5. jaynesav 50 months ago | reply

      I love the colours in this.

    6. lindamccraven 50 months ago | reply

      this is so amazing.

    7. Kalle from China [deleted] 50 months ago | reply

      impressive

      greetings from China
      Kalle

      visit temple on Tuesday , January , the 26th

    8. rontevans [deleted] 49 months ago | reply



      This picture deserves an Oscar award! If you haven't already, please add it to the group pool.
      if you haven't already, please click here to join!

    9. Patricia Ware 36 months ago | reply

      One of the best shots of the bridge I've ever seen!

      This is one of the best images ever!
      You deserve an award from...

      Best Images Ever

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    10. marisavicar 36 months ago | reply

      Una perspectiva magnífica !

      Sin-título-1
      sube 1 comenta 3

    11. Sir Francis Canker Photography © 33 months ago | reply

      Awesome.
      Well done.
      Dramatic sky included!

    12. THEHartGreen 29 months ago | reply

      what kind of setup do you have? I wish you would post technical details so that I could learn from you. How did you achieve this shot?

    13. bananajode 24 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous shot...WOW!!

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