SUMMER BREEZE IN THE WILLOWS
Photographer Dave Beckerman asks in the FAA photography contest.
Mr. Beckerman (claiming to be a modest New Yorker) has chosen Brooklyn Bridge with Willows from a collection of infrared film images taken in the later part of the 20th century. This beautiful image not only captures the Brooklyn Bridge in an unusual way, but the little known park on the Brooklyn side of the bridge as well, if you look very closely at the image - as mothers in the shade beneath the willow trees with their baby carriages; and even children playing. You can feel the breeze in the willows.
If that isn't enough, this rare and utterly charming image dating back to a previous century -- well you get the point. It's a good shot.
As you already know - photographs need to receive 250 votes to make it into the finals - and with all modesty tossed to the wind - (as is usual in this business) - Beckerman has stated, "This is the very best of my...