Corner at Fort Point

© Terry A. Stoa

Corner at Fort Point

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 09, 2012

Nice use of that angled wall as a leading line, Terry. What a beautiful window. #1485426

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 09, 2012

Nice choice for HDR; love the bright windows. Makes me want to try HDR - it has been awhile! #10315406

Joy Rector September 09, 2012

gorgeous shot #10315732

David M. Montero September 10, 2012

Wonderful POV and light. FYI, the anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge behind the fort was designed to preserve the fort. Love the shot Terry! #10316837

Leslie McLain level-deluxe September 11, 2012

Terrific capture, details, and texture, Terry. #10318964

Terry A. Stoa level-classic September 11, 2012

Thanks for looking and for your remarks Nikki, Chris, Joy, Dave, and Leslie. Nikki - I didn't even think of the leading line aspect until you mentioned it. I don't think it's an unconscious thing yet - just dumb luck. #10318986

Carol Quina level-classic September 12, 2012

Nice shot! Makes me think that I will have to try that HDR thing! #10320133

Terry A. Stoa level-classic September 13, 2012

Thanks, Carol - there are times when it's either HDR or a poorly exposed image. #10321033

Mitch Spence level-classic October 29, 2012

Congratulations again, Terry, on your finalists for these excellent interior perspectives. #10391755

Terry A. Stoa level-classic October 29, 2012

Thanks so much, Mitch. #10393426

Merna L. Nobile November 08, 2012

Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna

Terry A. Stoa level-classic November 08, 2012

Absolutely right, Merna - thanks for looking! #10410210

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From the National Park Service website:
Fort Point has stood guard at the narrows of the Golden Gate for over 150 years. The Fort has been called "the pride of the Pacific," "the Gibraltar of the West Coast," and "one of the most perfect models of masonry in America." When construction began during the height of the California Gold Rush, Fort Point was planned as the most formidable deterrence America could offer to a naval attack on California. Although its guns never fired a shot in anger, the "Fort at Fort Point" as it was originally named has witnessed Civil War, obsolescence, earthquake, bridge construction, reuse for World War II, and preservation as a National Historic Site.
3-exposure HDR image, photos taken September 2012.
Finalist (T&P) Sep 2012

Exif: F Number: 6.4, ExposureTime: 1013/100000 seconds, ISO: 800, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T1i

Uploaded on September 09, 2012 Photo Contest Finalist

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