In the Still of the Twilight

© Martha R. Mazon

In the Still of the Twilight

Uploaded: April 01, 2015 07:30:01 | Entered: April 01, 2015 07:30:55

Description

A couple walking at Crissy Field, San Francisco.

From a waste dump to a thriving coastal habitat, Crissy Field has gone through an amazing transformation. This former military land is now a dynamic public open space that recreates the multi-layered natural and cultural history of the site. From 1998 through 2000, the restoration of this 100 acre site included the re-creation of an 18 acre tidal marsh linked to the San Francisco Bay, and the re-creation of 16 acres of dune habitat, together supporting 105 different species of shrubs, wildflowers, and marsh plants. More than 230,000 cubic yard of dirt, sand and mud were excavated and a channel was opened to the tides in November 1999, allowing fresh and salt water to merge at Crissy Field for the first time in 100 years.

Travel & Place

Exif: F Number: 32, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/15 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 115.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Comments

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 01, 2015

Lovely time of day and presentation Martha! #1612994

John Connolly April 01, 2015

A wonderful story and capture Martha! Thanks for sharing this scene with us! #11276673

Jeff Sielski April 01, 2015

Beautiful capture! #11276685

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 01, 2015

Beautiful, Martha!! Gives such a peaceful feeling!! Love the description of what they have done, and so glad they have done it all!! #11276995

David Phalen April 01, 2015

Soo Beautiful!! What a great story of reclamation! #11277080

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 03, 2015

Outstanding comp and capture! #11278253

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic May 03, 2015

Beautiful light and story! #11296195

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe May 21, 2015

Oh yeah! Congrats! #11305960

Patrick Rouzes May 21, 2015

Congrats on this soothing finalist, Martha. Wonderful successful story. #11306139

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