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Taken 7-May-11
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Keywords:California, export, presidio, publish, san francisco
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Dimensions4221 x 2805
Original file size4.48 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken7-May-11 13:55
Date modified5-Jun-11 14:02
Shooting Conditions

Camera makePENTAX
Camera modelPENTAX K-7
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Exposure1/1600 at f/2.8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modeCenter-weighted average
Presidio of San Francisco in the 50's

Presidio of San Francisco in the 50's

Cruising through the Presidio yesterday (yes, again) on a hunt for interesting shots, I entered a time warp and found myself back in the 50’s. There was a 1957 Chevy Bel Air Sedan parked on a street in front of a fully restored Presidio Dwelling and the scene was just as I imagine it might’ve looked like in the late 50’s and early 60’s. So, of course, I stopped and began to take the shots I wanted to use to tell my story. I “saw” the scene as monochrome in my mind’s eye in each of the 14 frames I shot. Today’s image is the one that liked the best of the 3 I’ve processed so far. The car was in excellent condition and painted in the original colors, India Ivory & Canyon Coral and was a perfect fit with the restored residence in the background.