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Twilight on San Pablo Bay

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 3 March 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

A small creek in Pinole, California empties into San Pablo Bay. Some consider this body of water to be the north half of San Francisco Bay. What is surprising is that where I am standing here is less than 28 km (17 miles) from downtown San Francisco.

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Kate from Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Beautiful shot!

3 Mar 2010 5:56am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

The essence of the mud flats. I've always considered this part of San Francisco bay, it's not like there is a door separating them. best...jerry

3 Mar 2010 6:17am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Very deep view towards the horizon, beautiful colors of the twilight.

3 Mar 2010 6:18am

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

very nice light, well taken

3 Mar 2010 6:31am

k@ from Paris, France

Love this silverish-blue hue !

3 Mar 2010 10:01am

Chris from South Jersey, United States

love the colors in this - running across the spectrum.....beautiful spot....

3 Mar 2010 12:13pm

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Toujours beau chez toi

3 Mar 2010 12:27pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Almost an abstraction… I like this beautiful place a lot

3 Mar 2010 3:01pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Beautiful colors and depth in this, have never been there but would love to one day

3 Mar 2010 5:57pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Spreads out wide-angled so nicely. But hey, this is the Pacific Coast. Nice work with both water and sky.

3 Mar 2010 7:42pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

nicely done Stephen...beautiful light!

3 Mar 2010 8:48pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A great angle of view with lot of depth and lovely soft colors in the distance contrasting with the dark sandy foreground.

3 Mar 2010 10:21pm

Betty from Phillipsburg, United States

Very nice perspective and composition.

4 Mar 2010 1:07am

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Like the high horizon for this shot Stephen, it really emphasizes the beautiful landscape. Stunning use of light, great contrasts and fabulous colors.

4 Mar 2010 1:39am

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, United States

Hard to believe that this kind of splendor and beauty lays that close to the bustling city.....Awesome shot stephen...the light is just perfect!!!!

4 Mar 2010 1:47am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb composition and low perspective just over the sand! very good control of light and exposure - well done!

4 Mar 2010 1:49am

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, United States

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http://photosbysusanc.aminus3.com/

4 Mar 2010 2:12am

MontereyJohn from Salinas, California, United States

Got your knees wet on this one, eh? :) Nice POV.

4 Mar 2010 2:42am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old West Wales boy), Germany

It looks like it´s in the middle of nowhere,great shot.

4 Mar 2010 11:17am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Gorgeous image . Tones are awesome .

4 Mar 2010 3:45pm

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Nice beach.

7 Mar 2010 12:14am