The Newtown Pentacle

Altissima quaeque flumina minimo sono labi

lucky shot

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- photo by Mitch Waxman

Luckily, there seems to be some effort underway to paint the Brooklyn Bridge. A sheathing of reflective metal scaffolding recently heralded a fortuitous confluence of solar azimuth and camera vantage point as evidenced above.

Luck, pure luck. Check out the larger sizes at flickr by clicking the image (as always).

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Written by Mitch Waxman

September 17, 2010 at 2:34 am

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  1. i like that shot! good work . . . . mitch

    tugster

    September 17, 2010 at 7:55 am

  2. [...] bustling industrial New York viewed from under the Brooklyn Bridge.  Its a stark contrast from the photo of the same bridge featured in The Newtown Pentacle this [...]

  3. What a spectacular shot, Mitch. Luck or otherwise, it is just incredible.

    Fred King

    September 26, 2010 at 9:02 pm

  4. [...] Although veteran photographers caution me against use of this term, I call the photo above my “shot of the year”. The steel structure attached to the bottom of the Brooklyn Bridge was installed as part of a bridge painting and maintenance project, and I was luckily along on a Working Harbor trip just as the sun was setting. Right place, right time, it was a “Lucky Shot“. [...]


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