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Fog at Pier 28

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 20 February 2010 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

The Embarcadero in San Francisco

This spot will look familiar to those of you who visit here regularly. It is about three blocks from my office. I had just driven across the Bay Bridge and the fog on it was as dense as any I'd ever seen.

As soon as I touched-down in San Francisco - I had to grab the camera and explore possibilities. Yesterday's post was taken from the other side of the bridge - about ten minutes earlier. Here - it is about the time of sunrise. The lights on the bridge were shut-off just after I made this capture.

Larger view: http://www.pbase.com/joyoflight/image/122016031/original

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Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Another good sequence of this foogy morning :)

20 Feb 2010 7:23am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

love how the bridge breaks in the image and then disappears in the fog
outstanding composition!

20 Feb 2010 8:34am

K.B.R from Switzerland

Waw, fantastic shot, this bridge is very impressive!!!
Excellent, love fog,

20 Feb 2010 9:47am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

This looks almost surreal with the fog and no people to be found.

20 Feb 2010 1:33pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Wonderful atmosphere Stephen... full of drama! Enjoy how you composed the shot; the bridge is pretty compelling and mysterious - like a "UFO"!:-) Have a great weekend!

20 Feb 2010 1:36pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Great catch Stephen....how eery looking........just love the mood.....and very cool with palms on one side of the street, and bare trees on the other!!!!

20 Feb 2010 3:47pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Wow, this is another awesome view. SF is an ever-changing pallette of sights, colors, lights and interesting things. How blessed you are to live where you do.

20 Feb 2010 4:05pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Like a collection of small bonfires, or beacons, spreading a warning!

20 Feb 2010 5:47pm

David from Detroit, United States

I love the way the bridge is lost in the fog. The mist takes away all of the scale-- it could be an enormous structure high in the skies.

20 Feb 2010 8:08pm

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

Looks great and there is so much of interest in it

20 Feb 2010 9:14pm

Eric from San Francisco, United States

It looks like a spaceship over the road. I live in SF and I know where this was taken. Very unique and well done.

21 Feb 2010 1:09am

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Stunning image Stephen, great work with the fog, creates a surreal effect here. Love how the Bay Bridge appears to be suspended in mid-air.

21 Feb 2010 1:40am

jpdm from Pignans, France

great foggy pic of that bridge with yellow lights

21 Feb 2010 10:51am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Another great shot with the fog - this also has such a lovely dreamy feel to it. And the bridge disappearing into the fog looks extra special.

22 Feb 2010 7:46pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

The pier looks like it dead ends. Very striking image.

23 Feb 2010 6:53pm

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

looks like a train is coming from somewhere, there in the far space...very strange ambiance..

25 Feb 2010 4:10pm

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Yes, great cinematic atmosphere.

7 Mar 2010 12:20am