The Bay Bridge from the "Secret Spot"

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Photo Info
UploadedJanuary 12, 2009
TakenJanuary 4, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D90
Exposure2/5 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length40 mm
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Almost everyone who wants to take a pic of the Bay Bridge with San Francisco's majestic skyline finds this area on Yerba Buena Island. The real "Secret Spot" (which is now fast becoming a regular shot since Steve Landeros and I took the first pics from there can be found here:

18 responses

  • Jen Jackson

    Jen Jackson gave props (11 Jan 2009):

    Love the night lights!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2009):

    Wonderful nightscape. Magnificent.

  • Klaus Girk

    Klaus Girk (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2009):

    Excellent capture.

  • Susan Helsel

    Susan Helsel (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful lights..very well done. Kudos

  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (11 Jan 2009):

    great shot, what was your setting ?

  • Matt Granz

    Matt Granz gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    Neil, here's the settings: Exposure: 1.6 sec (8/5), Aperture f/7.1, Focal Length: 40 mm, and to stop the cars with minimal blur I used an ISO Speed of 1250

  • Marcia Klue

    Marcia Klue gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    Excellent exposure, nicely composed, and thanks for providing the tech details!

  • Quiet Storm

    Quiet Storm gave props (25 Jan 2009):

    Perfectly exposed, wonderfully done!!!

  • Benny R@mirez

    Benny R@mirez   gave props (26 Jan 2009):

    Excellent!! good job!!

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (26 Jan 2009):

    An amazing capture!!!!

  • Airtight

    Airtight gave props (10 Feb 2009):

    Great shot. I didn't get many shots of the Bay bridge on my visit.

  • Gene Torno

    Gene Torno said (12 Feb 2009):

    oh man this is the best spot ever! ive been scouring yerba buena for so long for a spot like this that overlooks the bay bridge. thanks for the heads up!!!

  • Matt.

    Matt. (Deleted) gave props (17 Feb 2009):

    Great capture!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (23 Feb 2009):

    Rockin' the theme.

  • M Daniel

    M Daniel said (27 Apr 2009):

    it's magnificent! Congratulations

  • Alexandru Iedu

    Alexandru Iedu gave props (25 Jun 2009):

    F A N T A S T I C

  • M A A Q

    M A A Q gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    Great work, I love it.

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