Sunset from Turtle Hill, 20 April 2014 (Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top)

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Good Evening:

Wind rising, temperatures dropping–what are these folks doing on the top of Grand View Park, also known as Turtle Hill? (all pictures totally unedited)

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Oh, this must be why they assembled:

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Grand View/Turtle Hill became quite popular at sunset over the weekend. I came here after attending the Georgia O’Keeffe retrospective at the De Young Museum in Golden Gate Park. I didn’t know that much about her work, but the similarities between some of her paintings and some of my photographs astounded me–can I sue her for plagiarism 90 years before the fact?

Here are two shots of the same scene, the first using the Nikon Landscape Mode, the second using the Dusk/Dawn Mode.

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Finally, the reason we stayed and shivered:

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We applauded.

Vonn Scott Bair

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