RR: harboring a secret

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My trip to SanFran earlier in the year including dashing up a hill to gaze out at the Golden Gate bridge.  I don't dash well, so when I say I was winded, it wasn't just from the fierce gales that blow up there.  That meant taking the hill in strides, and there's no better reason to pause than to take pictures.

Which is why I had this one pic that I didn't share with the rest of you.  Y'all got the standard pic of the entire length of the bridge, which was pretty cool.  I could have stayed there for a long time and let my imagination run wild.

However, there are times one may look right at a thing and completely miss what's going on.  Which is the only possible explanation for this pic:
Tina by sgrildrig
There's a view you don't see very often.  I mean, how many people take a picture of the Golden Gate from that side of the hill?  Feel free to ponder what happened a little while later to the island of Alcatraz, and the docks and piers of San Francisco, or the city itself.  All I can say is if I paid more attention to gorgeous vistas, and less to taking snapshots I would have stayed on that side of the hill.

Many thanks to :icongoddesstina: for adding pure joy to that photo, and for suggesting that it would make for a more interesting shot than the admittedly cliched image of the bridge.

And let me tell you, at that size the cars are mere specks to her.  That size diff is etched in my mind...

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GoddessTina's avatar
Reality is a very moldable matter, isn't it?
This is the real bridge from here, to there :heart:
leftheadgrave's avatar
 "Feel free to ponder-"

Too late already am!  ...Limbo contest.  Smaller girls are behind their hill waiting their turn.  Successful passes adds size and the one who gets the biggest wins... the others are the prizes.

And yeah, surprisingly tasteful for a GTS collage.  Balance of subject weights, steady rising action of objects, even a unified motion towards the background for surprisingly consistent flow.  Not often there's a deviation from one subject in spotlight.  Good job to all involved.
GoddessTina's avatar
Well! I never expected in reaction to this one. Thank your for your appreciation and curiosity. Scott's 70% responsible for checking twice on the view *grins*