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Sky Watch #192:

28 Jun

On May 27, 2012 as a culmination of a weekend of merrymaking to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, the city had fireworks display. I mentioned before that we did not want to be caught in traffic in the city so we just watched the fireworks from across the bay at Point Isabel in Richmond/El Cerrito. From this dog park there is an unobstructed view of the Golden Gate Bridge. With many others, we stood close to the shore with excitement in anticipation of the fireworks. Many had cameras and tripods set up. We set up our tripod early too.
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The lights on the bridge were turned off when the pyrotechnics show began.
It was a marvelous few minutes display in the night sky.
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At one point, the sky turned red. Happy birthday indeed.

The first image is totally SOOC while the second one is clarified a tad so the bay waters can be delineated a bit.

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23 Comments

Posted by on June 28, 2012 in sky watch

 

23 responses to “Sky Watch #192:

  1. Lindy MacDuff

    June 28, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    Very impressive captures! Your SOOC image is perfect!

     
  2. Martha Z

    June 28, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    Great captures of the fireworks, a fitting birthday party for a beautiful landmark.

     
  3. laura hegfield

    June 28, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    looks like great fun!

     
  4. Steffi

    June 28, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    Very beautiful photos!Have a nice weekend!

     
  5. Carver

    June 28, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    You did a great job capturing the fireworks.

     
  6. Sylvia Kirkwood

    June 28, 2012 at 7:25 pm

    Love your captures of the fireworks and what a great celebration! It does look like a fun evening! Have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

     
  7. Boom & Gary

    June 28, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    Beautiful fireworks display!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

     
  8. Chris

    June 28, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    WOW! Very impressive pictures!

     
  9. Sallie (FullTime-Life)

    June 28, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    What a wonderful evening — and your pictures do it justice; they’re wonderful!

     
  10. Sallie (FullTime-Life)

    June 28, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    Love this — not sure if my first comment went through.

     
  11. J Bar

    June 29, 2012 at 12:32 am

    Beautifully captured.
    Sydney – City and Suburbs

     
  12. Yogi

    June 29, 2012 at 2:56 am

    Great shot, I really love that first photograph.

     
  13. Luna Miranda

    June 29, 2012 at 3:54 am

    gorgeous! i love fireworks!

     
  14. indrani

    June 29, 2012 at 6:31 am

    Great captures.

     
  15. Liz

    June 29, 2012 at 7:56 am

    Terrific shots. Happy sky watching.

    My Sky.

     
  16. Jane

    June 29, 2012 at 8:09 am

    Awesome captures!

     
  17. ladyfi

    June 29, 2012 at 8:11 am

    Amazing shots!

     
  18. LifeRamblings

    June 29, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    the fireworks are just gorgeous.

     
  19. seniorhiker

    June 29, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    These are wonderful pictures of the fireworks. Very well done.

     
  20. Carol

    June 29, 2012 at 5:50 pm

    Wonderful! Love the fireworks from a distance. All the colour and beauty without the noise 🙂 Our own (Vancouver, Canada) will be on Sunday for July 1st. You have inspired me to try to capture some too.

     
  21. Pearl Maple

    June 30, 2012 at 8:59 am

    fireworks are a pretty addition to the sky and your photos are gorgeous

     
  22. Rose Cottrill

    July 1, 2012 at 5:38 am

    Gorgeous! Visiting late from Sky Watch Friday.

    Please come take a peek at my Sky Shots, have a great weekend!

     
  23. docgelo

    July 1, 2012 at 9:33 am

    love that red-sky-shot!

    oh and this post reminds me i don’t own a tripod yet…lazy me! 😦

     

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