Freedom & Industry

© Lee Teft

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Cathy Barrows August 14, 2004

Congrats!...well I guess this really is a big the repition of the structures in the background...great shot #158329

Kristen McKain August 15, 2004

Congrats! Well deserved! #711722

Nancy Grace Chen August 15, 2004

A fascinating juxtaposition. I love seeing familiar monuments presented in a new way. Congratulations on your win!!

Nancy #712685

Lee Teft August 16, 2004

Thank you Cathy, Kristen and Nancy. I'm pleased that you found this image interesting. I made a special trip to Battery Park NYC in the late afternoon to shoot the Statue of Liberty as a sillhouette.The sailboat came along a few minutes before my very last shot at sunset. The cranes in the background are a real part of the harbor industrial complex and are used in loading and unloading ships. This is not a composite image. All that you see was an actual part of of the scene. The sky color is largely a result of the smog that is ever-present in large cities such as New York. #714064

Kelly Abernathy level-classic August 16, 2004

Congratulations on your win! -K #714685

Carol Brill August 20, 2004

A belated congratulations on this fine work, Lee! #724809

Lee Teft August 21, 2004

Thank you very much K and Carol for your visit and comments. My computer has been down for a few days with firewall problems so I apologize for the belated "thank you." #726220

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This was the last image I took after almost 3 hours of waiting, with camera mounted on tripod, for the sun to be "just right." Usually, I know when I have "nailed" a shot but here I wasn't at all sure. As soon as I arrived home, I fired up Photoshop and viewed the image. I was immediately taken by the quality and power of the image as told by the colors and elements of Freedom and Industry in America. Nikon D1x

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