Lonely Islet

Lonely Islet

Lonely Islet, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger.

This lonely islet sits in San Francisco Bay off China Beach a few hundred feet from the shore. It’s bigger by far at low tide (shown here).

On a fogswept evening it is possible to imagine being marooned on this tiny spit of land, and feeling alone in a forlorn world. The lights of a distant freighter can be dimly seen in the distance. But all too likely the islet is hardly visible from the ship, which will pass by in the dusk.

This entry was posted in Landscape, Monochrome, Photography.


  1. magnolia August 28, 2010 at 9:29 am #

    Harold: What sort of exposure and F stop did you use for this one and others in this series

  2. Harold Davis August 28, 2010 at 9:50 am #

    Magnolia: This shot was 2 seconds at f/8 and ISO 100, with the exposure explained on page 50-51 of “Creative Black & White.”

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