Pretty drone footage of San Francisco Bay's vibrant salt ponds


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I’d fire the contractor who did the grout on those bathroom tiles.


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Andrea, I’m so glad you chose to highlight the gorgeous colors of California’s oldest mining industry!

But long before drones, and with far more interesting angles than drones, is the kite photography of Cris Benton. Here’s a small sample. Mind-blowing, right? http://www.southbayrestoration.org/aroundtheweb/cris-benton/

For more, check out his amazing maker-friendly page and beautiful book.

http://kap.ced.berkeley.edu/

https://heydaybooks.com/event/saltscapes-book-launch-at-the-exploratorium/


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I used to take the Dumbarton bridge to work every day and drive by these. They were pretty but man do they stink something awful in the summer.

I would always get great joy in the times where I’d see the Mallard II dredging the salt ponds.

Here’s a picture I took in that area last December when flying into SFO:


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