Travellingcamera Team keep looking for some interesting Photo Stories and this time we requested Hema to share some of the photographs from her Night Photography shoot from San Francisco. So enjoy this beautiful Photo Journey from San Francisco and also learn few things about Night Photography.
San Francisco is a beautiful City and a leading financial/cultural center of Northern California in USA. San Francisco is most densely settled large city in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York. San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose.
San Francisco was founded in 1776, when colonists from Spain established a fort at the Golden Gate and a mission named for St. Francis of Assisi a few miles away. San Francisco was destroyed by the 1906 earthquake and fire.. But then it was quickly rebuilt, hosting the Panama-Pacific International Exposition nine years later.
The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait and three mile long channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure links the beautiful city San Francisco to Marin County. It is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, and the United States. Golden Bridge has been declared as one of the Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers The Frommers travel guide considers the Golden Gate Bridge 'possibly the most beautiful, certainly the most photographed, bridge in the world'.To know more about Golden Bridge, check out - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Gate_Bridge
Night Photography needs lot of patience and practice to get decent results. It's not very different from other types of photography but right knowledge of gadgets to be used is critical. Without repeating some of the standard practices, I would share one of the favorite links which talks about Night Photography with nice examples - http://digital-photography-school.com/night-photography
San Francisco is a beautiful city having varied colors of diversity. There are various places around Golden Bridge from where the city looks beautiful with huge buildings with many of the international business offices. Many of the companies has head offices in San Francisco and people from different parts of the world come here to work & explore new opportunities. Above photograph shows Fireworks in the sky above San Francisco City.
The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco, California, is a monumental structure which was originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in order to exhibit works of art presented there. One of only a few surviving structures from the Exposition, is the only one still situated on its original site. It was rebuilt in 1965, and renovation of the lagoon, walkways, and a seismic retrofit were completed in early 2009. In addition to hosting art exhibitions, it remains a popular attraction for tourists and locals, and is a favorite location for weddings and wedding party photographs for couples throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and such an icon that a miniature replica of it was built in Disney's California Adventure in Anaheim. Check out more about Palace of Fine Arts at - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_of_Fine_Arts
As of now San Francisco is ranked 44th of the top tourist destinations in the world and was the sixth most visited one in the United States in 2011. The city San Francisco is renowned for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and landmarks including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, the former prison on Alcatraz Island, and its Chinatown district. It is also a primary banking and finance center.