Lunar Eclipse Over San Francisco

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© Starr Smith
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View from Alamo Square Park in San Francisco, CA. Those are the famous Painted Ladies houses of Postcard Row with City Hall lit up in the background. You can see a larger version of it here:

This is long exposure on B/W film with hours in the darkroom to dodge and burn it just right.

45 responses

  • Stephani Hagood

    Stephani Hagood gave props (16 Jul 2008):

    This is absolutely breathtaking!

  • Sarah Terokowskie

    Sarah Terokowskie gave props (3 Sep 2008):

    That is beautiful!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (11 Sep 2008):


  • Kim T

    Kim T gave props (11 Sep 2008):

    You are so talented.... Naturally!

  • catharine amato

    catharine amato gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    great night shot! my vote.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    Oh yeah! It rocks!

  • Alicia Rutkowski

    Alicia Rutkowski gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    wow. beautiful shot!

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    Wonderful shot, Starr!

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan gave props (13 Sep 2008):

    Awesome capture ! Yeah, it rocks !

  • * Tabitha Payne

    * Tabitha Payne gave props (13 Sep 2008):

    Wow so awesome! Voted!!

  • Laura Lulli

    Laura Lulli gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    wow, i'm envious... great shot!

  • Jim Cripps

    Jim Cripps gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    Stellar shot!!

  • Youky Koh

    Youky Koh gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    This is a good one!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    cool shot and it rocks!

  • LaShawna Jones

    LaShawna Jones gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    Great capture...awesome B&W...can't understand why this is "HOT" my YEAH!

  • Jo Jo

    Jo Jo gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    What a gorgeous night shot! *Voted*

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan (Deleted) gave props (16 Sep 2008):


  • Lynne Dorr

    Lynne Dorr gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    great shot!

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    Great work on the dodge and burn, Fantastic image!!!!

  • azstarman

    azstarman gave props (17 Sep 2008):


  • Jim Robertson

    Jim Robertson gave props (17 Sep 2008):

    Wow, this totally rocks! Great composition and exposure!

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (17 Sep 2008):

    Excellent framing and composition of a spectacular event! Has my vote.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk said (18 Sep 2008):

    Great capture! I miss the B & W shots, this one is a beauty:) Great clarity also, got my vote......

  • David Bowden

    David Bowden gave props (18 Sep 2008):

    Nice shot. I really like the light in the background. voted !

  • David Bowden

    David Bowden gave props (18 Sep 2008):

    Hey I just read the notes on the shot. Good for you! I love it when I see a good B&W that is hand made. Its hard, people who shoot all digital forget. Now I like it even MORE !

  • Christophe Le Canne

    Christophe Le Canne gave props (19 Sep 2008):

    Very Nice ! Voted

  • Jose Rico

    Jose Rico (Deleted) gave props (19 Sep 2008):

    gorgeous! my vote

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (19 Sep 2008):

    Great shot, voted

  • Patrick Westerfield

    Patrick Westerfield gave props (19 Sep 2008):

    Great shot.

  • Dave Dubrick

    Dave Dubrick gave props (21 Sep 2008):

    My most favoritest place in the world... voted yeah.

  • Mark Gilliland

    Mark Gilliland gave props (23 Sep 2008):

    This is awesome! Great shot! Gets my vote!!

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (25 Sep 2008):

    Beautiful, my vote

  • Domenico Scoca

    Domenico Scoca gave props (25 Sep 2008):

    Great capture, is magic

  • Bob H

    Bob H gave props (25 Sep 2008):

    Super shot, Starr!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (30 Sep 2008):

    Amazing shot. Deserves to be hot.

  • Nina Huettmann

    Nina Huettmann gave props (1 Oct 2008):

    wonderful shot, my vote: YEAH!

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (9 Oct 2008):

    Wow how did I miss this before..a big YEAH!

  • Rick Staines

    Rick Staines said (14 Oct 2008):

    Awesome shot. Nice work.

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (15 Oct 2008):

    a beautiful shot! yes from me.

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (4 Jan 2009):

    Neatoh. I like this shot. dp

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (14 Mar 2013):

    My vote.

  • Browning

    Browning gave props (17 Mar 2013):

    I dont know what else to say other than lovely. Great* shot

  • peter bodigor

    peter bodigor gave props (19 Mar 2013):

    Way cool shot!!!

  • Tim

    Tim (Deleted) gave props (6 Jul 2013):

    nice! voted

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (31 Aug 2013):

    great image, voted

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