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Friday, January 22, 2010

The Gathering Storm: Rainy-Day Pix From Our Favorite Floating Photographer

Posted By on Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 6:30 AM

Last year, one of the most-viewed stories on this site was a series of stomach-churning photographs of a sea storm just outside San Francisco Bay snapped by tugboat chef and ace photographer Gabor Gardonyi.

Gardonyi later sent us beautiful photos of sunsets and porpoises frolicking in the Bay. Now, however, it's nasty weather that's once again serving as Gardonyi's subject matter. This latest batch of photos he sent us seems like a progression; it starts with "The gathering storm" and gets worse. Then it gets better. Stay dry!

click to enlarge The weather started getting rough... - ALL PHOTOS   |   GABOR GARDONYI
  • All photos | Gabor Gardonyi
  • The weather started getting rough...

click to enlarge The tiny ship was tossed...
  • The tiny ship was tossed...
click to enlarge Downpour!
  • Downpour!
click to enlarge Here comes the sun...
  • Here comes the sun...
click to enlarge And thus ends another (not-so) perfect San Francisco day
  • And thus ends another (not-so) perfect San Francisco day

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" is a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly, which he has written for since 2007. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers... more


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