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Happy Summer Solstice Everyone !

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 21 June 2010 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Daybreak above a foggy Golden Gate - the body of water in the foreground is Kirby Cove - with a beautiful beach and a remarkable view of the you-know-what...

The first day of Summer - San Francisco style. The solstice occurred at 4:28 AM pdt

...this image is archival (2006) from Provia 100 transparency film and was not shot on the solstice - nevertheless, it evokes the feel of a summer sunrise in a city that defines summer fog.

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Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Absolutely stunning Stephen...looks like a bridge into heaven...beautifully captured!!!

21 Jun 2010 6:23am

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

This is an amazing show that nature is putting on.Added to that iconic bridge it makes a fantastic shot !! sorry I didn´t make it in last week,I see i´ve missed some lovely shots !!

21 Jun 2010 6:51am

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

great capture...

21 Jun 2010 7:15am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

stunningly beautiful!! yes!! happy sumemr soltice!! let the sun shine!~~

21 Jun 2010 7:29am

Julie from Le Cannet des Maures, France

a very beautiful and amazing photo

21 Jun 2010 8:04am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Golden Gate is a magnificent bridge under the sun but I have to say that I find him a quite particular charm under this heavy fog.

21 Jun 2010 8:33am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

fantastic composition, love the mist

21 Jun 2010 9:01am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Oh snap! Outstanding when heaven and earth meet! Beautiful photo and a Happy Summer to you!

21 Jun 2010 12:14pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

We are promised 94º F for Summer's arrival...which I welcomed just before I went to bed : ] As I celebrate the Solstices...today is a holiday for me. Nice view of the chowder. best...jerry

21 Jun 2010 1:32pm

Yonatan from Bronx, United States

I love the fog!!! This shot a winner. Bravo!

21 Jun 2010 1:37pm

JPS from Le Havre, France

Summer, summer..here it's the ice age...

21 Jun 2010 1:47pm

cathy from moon, United States

Amazing photo. My perfect memory the city! Thanks.

21 Jun 2010 2:35pm

Rui from Leiria, Portugal

Awesome capture Stephen. Mysterious mist...
Welcome Summer!!

21 Jun 2010 4:23pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A lovely capture, like a lot this ocean of clouds who give a lot of charm to the scene.

21 Jun 2010 4:52pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Such a stunning shot the fog rolling in adds so much to this fantastic shot

21 Jun 2010 5:22pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

I'm speechless!

21 Jun 2010 6:07pm

David from Detroit, United States

Great shot! I detect "little cat feet" in the fog. Very well done.

21 Jun 2010 8:48pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Doesn't matter what day you shot this....It's just AWESOME !!! I just LOVE this one Stephen.....one of my fave's of all your shots.....100 stars, at the least!!!!

22 Jun 2010 12:36am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Beautiful image! Nice perspective and composition! Processing, Perfect! Superb!

22 Jun 2010 12:52am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wow! amazing photo with an amazing view! great composition and wonderful subtle colours and light! i also like the fluffy look of the clouds with nice detail throughout!

22 Jun 2010 3:14am

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

Fantastic image! The fog is perfect and you even got high clouds also!

22 Jun 2010 6:45am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

The fog in SF is a different thing, of course :)

22 Jun 2010 6:50am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! So spectacular! Wonderful image

23 Jun 2010 12:34am

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Perfection!!!! I have wanted to see the fog like this....Awesome!

23 Jun 2010 3:33am

k@ from Paris, France

How come that i missed this splendor of yours ?? F-a-b !

29 Jun 2010 11:10am