Keep Your Eyes on the Goal

“What have you been doin’?” “Killin’ time, but it won’t die.” —Johnny Dowd to Jim White, Searching for the Wrong-eyed Jesus (2003) Friday, July 5th. I was killing time while waiting to pick up The Lioness from an appointment. We were scheduled to run some errands later in the afternoon and I decided to sit on a…

Adrift

“Adrift” is a love letter to the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area. I chased it for over two years to capture the magical interaction between the soft mist, the ridges of the California coast and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. This is where “Adrift” was born. —Simon Christen This video is a beautiful…

Another Day At The Office

Aside from the wind, last week was beautiful at the Golden Gate Bridge. We were up on the East Main Cable to replace a bad lamp in one of the Cable Outline light fixtures and I couldn’t resist taking a quick photo of the fixture and some fishermen below us, just off the shore at Fort Point.

Cable Outline Light Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Cable Outline Light
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, ProCamera app, edited in Snapseed.

Sunday Post: Bridge

My entry in Jake’s challenge this week is a bit less obvious than you might expect for someone who works on a bridge. I am working a Day shift now and enjoying the sunshine, and the shadows.

This is looking South—down the backspan of the West Main Cable—over the shoulder of my partner one day last week. The shadow of the Fort Point Arch, and the fort itself, are accented in the early morning light.

Bridge Shadow Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Bridge Shadow
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, Camera+ app, edited in Snapseed.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through Your Eyes

“Share a picture of the world through your eyes.”
—The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge

This is the view I had a few days ago at work when my co-worker and I were in the basket of a JLG lift working on a light pole. You might say that we are mere shadows of our former selves….

Shadow Workers Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Shadow Workers
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, Camera+ app, edits in Snapseed.

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