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Evening Shoot on Treasure Island

Late in January of this year, I did a meet up with some other photogs on Treasure Island (TI), located in San Francisco Bay. I’ve shot here before a few times mostly at the very large weekend flea market and last fall with a friend I did a sunrise shoot. Sitting in the middle of San Francisco Bay, TI offers excellent views of the San Francisco and East Bay skyline, views of the Bay Bridge, and the assorted older buildings left from the original 1939 fair and the Navy. On this trip though, we were due to arrive at 4pm and with sunset around 5:30pm That meant sunset and skyline were definitely on the agenda.
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The Dawn Report from China Camp

While I tend to shoot every day, I also try to get out on a more intensive photo shoot every so often. These shoots are either by myself (more rare actually) or with some friend or a group. On Saturday March 9th, I attended a Dawn at China Camp photo shoot with the West County Photo Group. Over the past year I’ve attended a number of events with this group and it’s always interesting to meet some new folks and also to see what a group of photographers do with the same subject opportunities. For this meet up there were nine of us. The plan was to meet at the parking lot just on the edge of China Camp State Park near San Rafael, California at 6am. If you don’t know this spot, I suggest you visit it. It’s historical significance is quite interesting and while it’s a low key spot, it’s good for picnics and local hiking.

Upon arrival, we were first presented with this scene:
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