Empire State Framed by Manhattan Bridge

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Empire State Framed by Manhattan Bridge

Uploaded: June 19, 2009 04:57:13


It took 45 years, but I finally took a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge and this is one of the views from the east side. It's a wonderful vantage point to see views of the East River. Converted to black and white.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Nicholas Semo June 19, 2009

Very unique view Karen. I think the B&W gives it a strong impact.

Nick. #1143546

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 19, 2009

Looks as if you're practicing for the framing contest -- and a wonderful job you've done here, too. It's perfect in black and white. The portrait crop is the perfect choice for the strong vertical lines and I love way the swooping cables lead the eye in on a diagonal from the sides. #7647235

Patricia Seidler June 19, 2009

Great POV, framing and composition Karen. Perfect for B/W. One of these days Im going to find the time to do a walkover! #7647815

Rita K. Connell level-classic June 19, 2009

what a great reward for walking the bridge. this is really a very awesome picture. I love the composition, framing, I also love the strong vertical lines as Nikki comment. great job Karen. #7649566

Clyde P. Smith level-deluxe June 19, 2009

Nice Karen! #7652078

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 20, 2009

AMAZING capture, karen!
Wonderfully converted to B?W, too!
~lisa #7658550

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 21, 2009

Thank you all for your kind words. I have a few more to share. #7659974

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 21, 2009

Congratulations on the EP, Karen. #7662766

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 22, 2009

Very cool image. Love the building framed by the image. #7663895

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 23, 2009

Thank you Nikki and Leslie. #7669155

Kim Andelkovic June 23, 2009

I love this POV Karen......lovely image. #7671097

Anne McKinnell June 24, 2009

Beautiful composition Karen and I love the black and white! #7674990

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 25, 2009

Thank you Kim and Anne. Lot's of fun! #7678472

Kim Andelkovic June 28, 2009

Congratulations big time Karen....POTD....WTG my friend I'm really proud of you.....great image. #7685381

Susie Peek-Swint June 28, 2009

Terrific lines and pov Karen ~ many congrats on POTD! #7685387

Katarina Mansson June 28, 2009

Congratulations on your well-spotted and framed POTD Karen! Great choice to make it B&W! #7685390

Tiia Vissak June 28, 2009

Congratulations! #7685395

ronda chatelle level-classic June 28, 2009

AWESOME image Karen! Excellent in B/W! This could easily sell as a postcard. CONGRATULATIONS! #7685427

Mary K. Robison June 28, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved POTD, Karen! Superb graphics and symmetry! #7685473

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 28, 2009

Great image Karen! Congrats on your POTD! #7685547

Marvil J. LaCroix June 28, 2009

Well deserved POTD, Karen. Congratulations, my friend. #7685548

Tressie Davis June 28, 2009

Awesome image, congrats on POTD!! #7685605

Ellen Devenny level-classic June 28, 2009

AWESOME IMAGE!!! #7685622

Janet McNeil level-classic June 28, 2009

Congratulations, Karen, on this fantastic POTD!! The framing is perfect!!! #7685623

Mark S. Cox June 28, 2009

What a great capture! I love it in B&W. Congrats on being selected as the POTD, it deserves it. #7685735

Richard M. Waas level-addict June 28, 2009

Fabulous graphic and a great eye to see this. Love the B&W conversion. Congrats on POTD!! #7685796

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 28, 2009

Wow, what a huge surprise this morning. My very first POTD! Thank you all so very much for your kind words and support. My day is made! #7685814

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 28, 2009

Congrats on your wonderful POTD! #7685839

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 28, 2009

Congrats Karen on this Fantastic POTD!! You hav proved with this image that by changing Our View point we can really capture something special!! Great Job! Jeff #7685853

Steven W. Lepak June 28, 2009

Bravo Karen! Congrats on your wonderful POTD - true thinking outside of the box. Keep them coming. Best Regards, Steven #7685856

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 28, 2009

I'm so pleased for you -- congratulations, Karen, on this well-deserved POTD selection. WTG!! #7685930

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic June 28, 2009

Saw this during a entry-browsing session, and my immediate reaction was, "Well, that will be a POTD soon!" Congratulations #7685963

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic June 28, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS On your awesome POTD, Karen! #7685964

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe June 28, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS Karen on a well deserved POTD Couldn't be happier for you. :) I would say it was worth the walk after 45 years1 ;) WTG! #7685994

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 28, 2009

Karen -- This is awesome. So well done. Huge congrats on this wonderful and well deserved POTD. #7686056

Ken Smith level-classic June 28, 2009

Way to go, Karen! Congrats to you!! #7686143

Robert Baer June 28, 2009

so glad you took that walk. don't wait another 45 years. :-) What a great image you come up with and I love the b and w. congrats on your POTD! #7686145

Cathy Barrows June 28, 2009

Congrats on your POTD...just perfect #7686155

Sharon June 28, 2009

Congrats on your POTD!! Love the framing!! #7686186

Jessica Jenney June 28, 2009

Congratultions, Karen on your fantastic POTD! #7686210

Stephanie Laird level-classic June 28, 2009

Really great image Karen! Congratulations! #7686212

Angie M. Davis June 28, 2009

Congratultions on your wonderful POTD, Karen!! #7686238

Anthony L. Mancuso June 28, 2009

Excellent image Karen..congrats on the POTD!! #7686241

Lynne S. Fried June 28, 2009

Hi Karen - Amazing shot - this is well deserved - congratulations! I'm going to have to add this to my list of things to do in NY! #7686268

Gerri R. Jones June 28, 2009

Karen, I did the walk last summer, what a great view! Love the black and white and your unique framing of the ESB...congrats on a fine potd! #7686456

Carolyn McIntosh June 28, 2009

An amazing photo . ..very deserving of POTD. Love these kinds of photos. #7686465

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 28, 2009

WTG, Karen!
An amazing image!
So happy to see it as this morning's POTD. Congrats!
~♥~lisa #7686516

Maria Coulson June 28, 2009

I look at the PODT every day, but it is so much more fun when I "know" the person. It brings a smile to my face. Well deserved! Congratulations. #7686551

Joy Rector June 28, 2009

congrats on the POTD #7686586

A P June 28, 2009

Awesome framing and capture Karen. Congratulations on an outstanding POV. #7686608

Anne McKinnell June 28, 2009

WTG Karen!! Congrats on your POTD for this awesome composition. #7686749

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe June 28, 2009

Congratulations, Karen on the POTD.....great shot...I was born & raised in New York...never took the opportunity to walk the Brooklyn Bridge, my favorite in NYC...You've inspired me to do that when I go back one day for a visit...awesome perspective and great black & white rendition!!!! A winner for sure..... #7686776

Patricia Seidler June 28, 2009

WTG Karen. Congratulations of the POTD. Im up in Maine and its pouring. I just cant seem to get away from the rain! #7686982

Valentin M. Armianu June 28, 2009

Excellent framing and composition, Karen!! Congratulations on your POTD!! #7687353

John Connolly June 28, 2009

An outstanding capture of these two famous icons, Karen! Well Done!
Huge congratulations on your POTD award! #7687380

Kathy L. Clark June 28, 2009

Karen I am so happy for you. Huge congrats on your really outstanding POTD. #7687764

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 28, 2009

Amazing details and graphic design Karen. A huge congratulations on your POTD! #7687852

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 28, 2009

Very well seen and framed, Karen. CONGRATS. on a beautiful POTD Award!

Usman. #7687965

Joan Powell June 28, 2009

a most excellent capture , very unique. congrats ! #7687978

Guy D. Biechele level-classic June 29, 2009

Terrific frame! Congratulations on your POTD. #7688954

Howard A. Lawless June 29, 2009

Congrats of POTD and EP. Very good job cropping the most interesting part of the larger photo of the bridge #7689497

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 29, 2009

Howard, I actually did not crop this from the larger image. This is a different shot zoomed in for this particular framing. Thanks for the congrats. #7689574

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 29, 2009

I must admit that I am overwhelmed with joy from the outpouring of comments from all of you wonderful and talented people. It's very heart warming to read your kind words and I appreciate your time and attention.
Heartfelt thanks to all!!
(Dabbing those tears of joy) #7689585

James Reininger June 29, 2009

An excellent image. You used great composition and an unique perspective on two American landmarks. A well deserve photo of the day. Congrats!!! #7689623

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic June 29, 2009

Amazing shot with beautiful framing, Karen! A huge congratulations for your EP and POTD!!! #7690283

Sue C. Cole June 29, 2009

Fantastic shot Karen. Love everything about it. Congrat's on the EP and POTD! #7691319

Arthur Bohlmann June 30, 2009

Oustanding Capture and Congraluations. #7693236

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 30, 2009

Thanks very much James, Inge, Sue and Arthur. #7693247

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 01, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD, Karen, for this exceptional image! #7696201

Mark Dodge July 04, 2009

Fantastic framing. Excellent details. Great in black and white. Congratulations on your POTD :o) #7703876

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe July 04, 2009

What a wonderfully slick image, Karen... Congratulations on your POTD!! #7704119

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 08, 2009

Thank you for visiting and your kind words Deborah, Mark and JudyAnn. #7717131

Patricia Seidler July 21, 2009


Mark Dodge July 21, 2009

Wonderful work, Karen. Congratulations on a second finalist shot. Right on! #7764195

Janet McNeil level-classic July 21, 2009

THis one has it all!!! Hope we see it yet again!! #7764208

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic July 21, 2009

Wow - the next level of cool! Congratulations #7764225

Sherran Andersen level-classic July 21, 2009

Congrats Karen. Sherran #7764551

Maria Coulson July 21, 2009

Karen, wow, a POTD and a finalist! I am sure we will see this again. Congratulations. #7766637

Mary E. Lake July 22, 2009

Congrats Karen on this awesome Finalist!! :) #7767443

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Wow, this image just keeps on giving me joy, joy and more joy!! That turned out to be some lucky walk after 45 years! Thank you all so very much for your continuing support and kind words. You all make it so very exciting. Thanks friends!! #7767690

Kim Andelkovic July 22, 2009

congrats on the finalist.....hope it goes to the top.....fingers crossed. #7767993

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 22, 2009

Just lovely, Karen. Hope it ends up in the winners circle!

UB. #7768860

Lynne S. Fried July 22, 2009

Hey Karen..Congratulations on this deserved Finalists. Hope to see it move to the next round. It is awesome! #7768879

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 22, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your amazing finalist & POTD, Karen!!! WTG!!! #7771788

Ken Smith level-classic July 22, 2009

You sure had a great month, Karen. Congrats once again! #7771845

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 23, 2009

I certainly DID have a great month and each and every one of you make it SO much better. Heartfelt thanks! #7773547

Teri Klinger July 29, 2009

what a super shot - well composed, Karen! Congrats on the POTD and Finalist - well deserved! #7793142

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