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Viral Video: “Adrift” in San Francisco’s Fog

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For those who live in the San Francisco Bay area, fog is part of our daily life, but this time-lapse video called “Adrift — which photographer Simon Christen calls a “love letter to the fog” — is worth a long look.

Christen, whose last video was “The Unseen Sea,” took two years to photograph this one.

“I chased it for over two years to capture the magical interaction between the soft mist, the ridges of the California coast and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge,” said Christen in a post. “I hope with my short film I am able to convey the feeling of happiness I felt while I experienced those stunning scenes.”

He does it ably, as you can see below:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald