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).

Written by Mitch Waxman

September 17, 2010 at 2:34 am

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


    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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