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November 12, 1936 — The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened. It cost $78 million and was the longest bridge ever attempted.

Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge. —Don Henley

Building a bridge is a war with the forces of Nature. —Joseph Strauss, Chief Engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge

Bridge

For this challenge, interpret the theme “bridge.” … capture any type or style of bridge where you are, or go deeper and take a snapshot of something or someone that acts as a bridge in your life: a link, a connection, a mediator. —WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge This image is from my About page and

Phoneography Challenge: Architecture (More Bridge)

It is challenger’s choice over at Sally’s this week and I am following her lead of a bridge photo with a panoramic look at the base of an approach tower on the South Anchorage roof about an hour after sunset. Enjoy.

Standing Firm Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Standing Firm
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, Panoramic mode was used to shoot the photo, edited in Snapseed and CameraBag2.

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Size Matters

This week’s topic over at the Two Cents Tuesday Challenge is Size. As a child I had no idea that the awe and wonder that I experienced building bridges with an Erector Set would one day be transformed into the daily experience of working on an engineering icon.

From this

Planning for the Future Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Planning for the Future
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

To this

Looking North at the East side of the Golden Gate Bridge

The Future is Now
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, Camera+ app, edited in Camerabag 2 and Snapseed.

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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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