If I'm not mistaking this might be neighboring city of El Segundo, nestled between Manhattan Beach and LAX.
Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments.
When did I miss this photo. What a brilliant shot. Pleasure and Industry mixed together. The whole concept has made for a good combination to create a cultural difference.
Sometimes when you have the 'near perfect shot', it takes the element of patience to take 'near perfect' to 'perfect'...and this picture demonstrates that. Great work John
A really 'cool' shot, with the sodium lights warming it up. Another wait for it photograph, that rewards the photographer with outstanding results. The tiny surfer coming out of the huge ocean, is a focal point, sharing all of it with the industrial site. All so well framed. j.e.s.
This photograph makes me feel sad. The beauty of nature, (the ocean), mixed with technology right there together, just doesn't seem right for me. Interesting picture but really makes you think.
Beautiful composition and lighting! I love the story this photo tells.
As a high school student with a passion for photography, Nat Geo always provides inspiration!
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@Janice H. Janice I kinda of you hear you on this but if it weren't for your computer you would had never seen the photo. The ocean water cools the Plant, the Plant gives energy, the Energy turns on our computers, the computer gives us photos to look at. Its kind of like some people not wanting to see where their hamburger meat comes from.
Regards and acknowledgement for your concerns of natural/technology balance.
@Mairead K. Great pictures! I'd follow you on Instagram, but I don't have a smart phone. Have you decided where you want to go to college?
@Stanislav Tibatin well said!