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The seawall in Corpus is constructed to double as bleachers facing the bay.
The benches on top face both directions.
Normally I fight lens flare at night by tweaking camera position or just giving up on shots that are this bad. For some photos with minimal flare I'll clone them out in Photoshop, but it's not easy or quick and I prefer careful camera work over spending hours doing tedious digital processing.
There's something about the result here that I rather like, so I kept the flares and the photo.
I am reminded of two '80s movies--The Final Countdown and The Philadelphia Experiment, although I'm not sure why.