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After walking all the way from Pier 39(also known as Fisherman’s Wharf), I was rewarded with this view of the famous Golden Gate Bridge…as well as a place to sit and relax. That is one long walk! Makes me tired again just writing about it, whew!

One of the things San Francisco is associated with would be the fog…and wouldn’t you know it, during the course of my 5 days there it was completely fog-free!? I was really hoping to catch some iconic pictures of this bridge shrouded in that mystical type of atmosphere…but I certainly won’t complain about a clear, sunny day though!

This was such a great viewpoint, but it was a bit tough to line everything up correctly through the lens. The vertical lines didn’t quite level out with the horizontal base, and the mountains in the background are on a slight angle. A wonderful vantage point no doubt, but a tricky alignment. No wide angle was used in the filming of this picture. :)

If that’s the worst of my problems though, I’d say I’m in pretty good shape…I’m just happy to have been able to see this architectural wonder. Until this point, I had only seen it flying over…and just like it was with the Grand Canyon, being on the ground gives an entirely new perspective!

Thanks for stopping by.

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  • Copyright: Jason Cowling (jcpix) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1834 W: 2 N: 3684] (13574)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2008-09-00
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/5.0, 1/320 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-10-29 4:02
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