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A Welcome Fit for a Queen
04-FEB-2007 Dan Ng

A Welcome Fit for a Queen

San Francisco, CA

The Queen Mary 2, the largest passenger ship ever to cross under the Golden Gate, arrives in a parade of boats into San Francisco Bay on its around-the-world cruise. Although the bridge is 220 feet over the water at midspan, there was only 12 feet of clearance as she went through! With a length of over 1,100 feet it is a little shorter than the Empire State Building. The price for this 81-day cruise ranges from $20,000 to $185,000...per person. The many thousands who witnessed this special event departed through total gridlock in the Presidio and Crissy Field (including this photographer).

Canon EOS 5D ,Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
1/200s f/9.0 at 32.0mm iso100 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original
JB24-Feb-2007 14:46
Attractive composition, great colors - nice capture of a memorable moment. GMV
Didier Vanderperre23-Feb-2007 03:51
Thanks for your comment on my bridge picture. Yours is actually a lot better than mine.
Dave Hodges23-Feb-2007 00:29
WOW - great shot! Both of the GG bridge and the Queen Mary! V
Marj Shockley12-Feb-2007 18:07
Excellent. Perfect comp. Vote
estralita06-Feb-2007 15:27
Excellent!! vote
papajim06-Feb-2007 02:45
Supreme timing, excellent image. Vote.
Enny05-Feb-2007 11:08
wow, great work, compo is fabulous, excellent Dan.
antidote305-Feb-2007 09:35
Bryan Murahashi05-Feb-2007 06:50
Fabulous capture of this giant ship under the GG. GMV.
soulis05-Feb-2007 05:04
Wonderful documentary work. Voted.
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