Recently, the Bay Bridge in San Francisco (connecting San Francisco and Oakland) has been the home of a large art installation by artist Leo Villareal. The vertical cables on the bridge have been adorned with thousands of shiny LEDs. The lights are controlled by a computer are constantly changing, creating an endless combination of patterns and shapes. For more information on the installation, visit thebaylights.org
I've been meaning to shoot this ever since they started testing the installation before they officially unveiled it on March 5, 2013. When I left work one day, it was particularly foggy — so foggy, I couldn't even see across the first span to Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island. I set up and started doing some long exposures before twilight. Before I knew it, the fog cleared and the Bay Lights started to come on. I had no choice but to stick around and continue shooting. As twilight started to fade and the LEDs began to turn on, the mix of colors and light was truly incredible.