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San Francisco’s Bay Bridge Turns 75

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Fuji X100 | 4 sec, f/8, ISO 200

On November 12, 1936, the Bay Bridge opened to traffic, making today its 75th birthday. So on my way to the East Bay this evening, we made a brief stop in Treasure Island to get a classic shot of the bridge with San Francisco in the background. A quick frame made with the X100 on a Gorilla Pod, jpeg processed in-camera.


iPhone 4s | 4.3mm f/2.4 | 1/20 sec ISO125

I actually had no idea about all this until I saw today’s newspaper this morning. The front page had a cool shot of the bridge taken the year it opened. Glad I checked, since I was passing over the Bridge today. Hope the sunset is equally beautiful tomorrow!

Written by Jonathan

November 13, 2011 at 12:05 am

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  1. Breath taking photos. I have always wanted to photograph the bridge. Amazing.

    Reema*

    November 13, 2011 at 12:31 am

  2. lovely! :D

    Annie

    November 13, 2011 at 2:04 am

  3. I love history of what surrounds us.

    adventures

    November 13, 2011 at 4:52 am

  4. Accidental preparation is great, you can always get the shot that way.

    Jim Dell

    November 13, 2011 at 5:31 am

  5. [...] Bay Bridge may have just celebrated a milestone anniversary, but the beauty of the Golden Gate is unmatched. Combining beautiful weather with a holiday [...]

  6. Gorgeous image of the bridge – i love how the purple tint of the sky.

    Karleen

    November 19, 2011 at 9:36 pm


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