Showing posts with label high contrast monochrome. Show all posts
Showing posts with label high contrast monochrome. Show all posts

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Bridge That Carried You Over ...


“Praise the bridge that carried you over.”
                           ~ George Colman
                                      ~ 1762-1836
 A car begins to cross the Glendon Hill Road River Bridge, Easton, Pennsylvania, which carries it over the Lehigh River on a bright and beautiful late spring afternoon that feels like a bridge to summer in this high contrast monochrome shot I captured in early June.

Built circa 1935 and rehabilitated in 2012, this three-span, 357 foot long, riveted steel Pratt through truss bridge carries one lane of traffic and a sidewalk over the Lehigh River and is one of the entrances to Hugh Moore Park, site of a trailhead of the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L Trail.)

Hugh Moore Park is a City of Easton park, located between the Lehigh River and the Lehigh Canal. The park was once home to the first industrial park in the United States and is now home to the National Canal Museum, Josiah White II canal boat, and Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor offices.

Running from Wilkes-Barre to Bristol, the D&L Trail passes through the Lehigh and Delaware rivers and their canals in Pennsylvania.

Glendon was originally formed as a part of Williams Township, and was incorporated as a borough December 18, 1867.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Art Of The Swan ...


“Until you spread your wings, you will have no idea how far you can fly.”
              ~ Napolean Bonaparte
                     ~ 1769-1821 
A beautiful mute swan artfully flashes its wingspan on Lake Muhlenberg in this high contrast monochrome shot I captured on a late August evening at Cedar Creek Parkway, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Buck In The Falling Snow ...

“… I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief …
For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.”

           ~ “The Peace of Wild Things”
                   ~ Wendell Berry
                        ~ born 1934
         ~ American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic & farmer

A beautiful four point white-tailed deer buck strikes a majestic pose as a peaceful hush sweeps across the field as a midwinter snowfall begins cascading from the sky in this high contrast monochrome shot I captured in the park in the late afternoon of a February day.