Some California "Color"

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Some California "Color"

Postby Andy » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:10 pm

I kind of started a "tradition" here of posting images from my trips that are not in Vermont. I guess its my way to make myself feel better that I am not there with my SOV friends. Miss you guys. Wish I was there and Al was too! Here are some images from the first couple days of my trip to California:

Golden Gate Bridge:

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San Francisco Bay Bridge:

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San Francisco Skyline:

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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby abby » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:56 pm

You're on a roll my friend! Love these. Loks like you're having some great weather. Enjoy the rest of your trip, and I look forward to seeing more images.
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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby 2doggiemom » Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:36 pm

Great pics Andy, I grew up in SF and now live in the Sierra Nevada's. Your first pic from the Marin Headlands is my favorite location to visit when I take friends because they can't believe the view. Sometimes, you only see the tops of the buildings through the fog which can make a beautiful pic. Hope the rain doesn't spoil your trip.

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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby Andy » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:23 am

Thanks Carol. As much as I would like to be in Vermont this week, this is the next best thing, I guess. Really good stuff to photograph here!

2doggie: Thanks. Fortunately, we wiil be here through Saturday, and things are supposed to clear on Thursday here just like in Vermont.
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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby deaner1971 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:43 am

That is my second favorite place in the world to photograph is San Francisco. And man, did you hit the weather lottery! I only had one day of good weather last time (out of a whole week I was there) but that was the day of my excursion to Yosemite, so I cannot complain too much. Such a wonderful city with so much to seen both within and without.

Amazed by how clear the air is in your shots.

Great photos and you are making me desperate for some Boudin's sourdough and some cioppino. Thank you very much for sharing them.

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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby Andy » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:52 am

Thanks, Dean. I have a feeling I have just scratched the surface here. Only the iconic shots so far. It is a pretty cool place.
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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby deaner1971 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:20 am

Yeah, I could photo graph the San Francisco/Yosemite/Napa triangle for the rest of my life and never do all I would like to.

I need to pick a coast and be near at least one of my photographic loves.

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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby Andy » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:26 pm

Here are some more - mostly city:

Cable Cars:

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Knob Hill:

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Knob Hill "quirky" :

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Muir Woods:

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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby abby » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:27 am

You're getting some great shots out there Andy. Thanks for sharing them. I've never heard of Muir Woods. Love that shot.
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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby Andy » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:32 am

Funny. I am looking at this on my iPad this a.m. The of my laptop LCD sceen really showing up on post processing. Some color casts, exposure and saturation issues. Will be nice to get to some of these on a good monitor (those rocks in front of the bridge are not green - the bark is red on the Muir Woods photo -but not that fake red).
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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby lirwin13 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 1:29 pm

Great shots, Andy! I was out there for 2 weeks over the summer, and didn't feel like I had scratched the surface. Looking forward to seeing more of your photos!

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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby Andy » Sat Oct 08, 2011 2:39 am

Thanks, Carol and Laura. Laura, hope you got to VT this fall.
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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby mmvt » Sat Oct 08, 2011 7:27 am

Nice stuff ANdy... I really like the evening skyline/bridge shot!

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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby MrBumps » Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:17 pm

Very nice Andy! I especially love the evening Bridge shot. I'd make a nice 20x30 (or bigger) of that one and hang it where everyone can see it!

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Re: Some California "Color"

Postby Andy » Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:46 pm

Thanks Rich and mm!
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