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Edward
October 2nd, 2005, 11:55 PM
The lights of Empire State Building (http://www.wirednewyork.com/landmarks/esb/) and Chrysler Building (http://www.wirednewyork.com/landmarks/chrysler/). The view from Queensborough Bridge (http://www.wirednewyork.com/bridges/queensborough_bridge/).

http://www.wirednewyork.com/landmarks/esb/images/empire_59th_bridge_night.jpg



Same, with the addition of Trump World Tower.

http://www.wirednewyork.com/landmarks/chrysler/images/empire_chrysler_trump_night.jpg

Comelade
October 3rd, 2005, 01:14 PM
great i love

AmeriKenArtist
October 25th, 2005, 11:21 PM
What power is your zoom, Edward?

Edward
October 26th, 2005, 12:51 AM
This one is taken with 135 mm lens on Canon D20

Comelade
November 1st, 2005, 05:50 AM
I allowed myself to work on one of your photographs, by hoping that you like the result

http://img60.imageshack.us/img60/4329/rub288xc.jpg

TomAuch
November 1st, 2005, 04:16 PM
That should be framed!

Edward
May 23rd, 2006, 12:06 AM
Queensborough Bridge (http://www.wirednewyork.com/bridges/queensborough_bridge/) at night, with ESB (http://www.wirednewyork.com/landmarks/esb/) and Chrysler (http://www.wirednewyork.com/landmarks/chrysler/).

http://www.wirednewyork.com/bridges/queensborough_bridge/images/59th_street_bridge.jpg (http://www.wirednewyork.com/bridges/queensborough_bridge/)

piglet
May 23rd, 2006, 03:22 PM
wow, fantastic shots!

Renegade
May 29th, 2006, 06:53 AM
Beautiful pictures. The New York City skyline never ceases to amaze and inspire me.

Edward
June 7th, 2006, 10:20 PM
After sunset - Queensborough Bridge and Queenbridge Park.

http://wirednewyork.com/images/parks/queensbridge-park/queensbridge_park.jpg

Mix106
June 7th, 2006, 10:32 PM
Fantastic photo, Edward!;)

milleniumcab
June 8th, 2006, 12:39 AM
That is a nice shot..I like the fact that you have used the bridge to frame the top of your picture. It adds the element of depth to it.. Only the skyline and the two trees would definitely be a less desirable one.. Awesome..

ablarc
June 8th, 2006, 06:31 AM
Love the way Trump stands out in that last pic. Definitely not a plateau skyline in this view. Need more supertalls.

lofter1
March 6th, 2011, 01:39 AM
SHORPY (http://www.shorpy.com/) has an enormous shot (http://www.shorpy.com/node/10004?size=_original) of the QB from 1909, looking east across the river with the New York Architectural Terra Cotta Works (http://www.flickr.com/photos/emilio_guerra/5326474115/in/photostream/) building down below ...

Over the River: 1909 (http://www.shorpy.com/node/10004)

New York circa 1909. "East River and Blackwell's Island Bridge,"
a.k.a. the Queensboro Bridge or the 59th Street Bridge,
around the time of its completion.
8x10 inch dry plate glass negative,
Detroit Publishing Company.

ablarc
March 6th, 2011, 12:02 PM
an enormous shot (http://www.shorpy.com/node/10004?size=_original) of the QB from 1909 New York circa 1909 ... around the time of its completion.
We now have slick glass buildings in the shape of slugs and ski slopes, and we have shiny reclads galore, but New York was better then because it had intimacy. Buildings huddled in sensational gaggles such as you could find in 1909 at the Queens end of the bridge.

Better than a park.

(Especially one full of towers.)

Merry
March 6th, 2011, 11:01 PM
That is one stunning shot, showcasing the wonderfully patterned steelwork. Nice to see the New York Architectural Terra Cotta Works complete as opposed to its current sad remains (http://wirednewyork.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22256&p=319430&viewfull=1#post319430). Thanks for posting, Lofter :).

jfields0311
March 7th, 2011, 06:03 PM
Those first shots are terrific. I love the way the lights are so clear. Great camera and photographer.

marnegator
March 7th, 2011, 10:09 PM
The Queensboro Bridge? Oh! You mean the Ed Koch :(
Fantastic picture. Looking at it, though, I'm struck with the finials: how long did they last in that iteration?

lofter1
March 8th, 2011, 03:25 AM
"Let's go across the Koch" just sounds ....

newhannibal
March 14th, 2011, 06:24 PM
Hey, quick question: was there a lot of vibration on the Queensboro? If you've ever been on the Manhattan Bridge, is it similar?