Anchor and Ring

On my way back from dropping my mom off at the San Francisco airport I decided to take a detour to a place that I have not been before. My journey took me to Baker Beach just south of the Golden Gate Bridge. This is where I discovered a fantastic place to take photos. There is everything here; the beach, the Golden Gate Bridge, the old batteries originally armed in 1904, and of course San Francisco. There is not much left of the old Battery, however what is left is awesome from a photographic stand point.

I saw this anchor and ring sticking out of the concrete wall and I had to shoot it. I must have shot this bad boy from every angle I could get my camera in. But this is my favorite angle.

Check out the Wikipedia entry at Battery Chamberlin.

Baker Beach San Francisco

Anchor and Ring © Ray Mabry

Camera specs: Canon 1-Ds Mark II with Canons EF 70 – 200mm f/2.8L IS USM lens @ 200mm, 1/800sec at f / 5.6, ISO 100

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One Response to Anchor and Ring

  1. JP May 28, 2009 at 8:23 pm #

    Thanks for writing, I really liked reading your most recent post. I think you should post more frequently, you obviously have talent!

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