Bethlehem Steel I
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Kathleen, as a photography lover and someone with an interest in model trains this shot is more than fantastic. I sure hope you having it hanging on a wall somewhere, if I had taken it I would having it hanging. Wonderful. Thank-you.

Posted by Tom B at September 1, 2004 4:41 PM

This is now my favorite. Amazing detail and composition. I love the soft mood and colors.

jpdewald

Posted by jpdewald at September 3, 2004 6:31 PM

Wow, mind-blowing and fantastic! Was the sky REALLY that color, or did you do something to it in Photoshop??

Posted by Judith Polakoff at September 12, 2004 12:43 AM

Judith:
The sky was really weird that night, I have to say. The color was strange and it cast a strange light on those abandoned buildings and vehicles. I increased the saturation in Photoshop to bring up the color a little better than the camera captured it. The sky really added to the mood of those poor abandoned buildings that evening.
Kathleen

Posted by Kathleen at September 12, 2004 1:00 AM

Impossible. I just drove by this site a week ago and never thought it could look as dreamy as you have portrayed it. Very nice work.

Posted by Matt at October 18, 2004 9:22 PM

There's a Grant Lee Buffalo song titled Bethlehem Steel. I have always loved the song; it paints this great picture of life in a steel town. Until I saw this photo, I never knew the place was real. I was thrilled to see that the real thing surpasses my own imagination! Wonderful shot!

Posted by Zachary Wyatt at November 30, 2004 7:44 PM

that is a truly amazing photo

Posted by at March 29, 2005 11:41 AM

I love it - the light is also brilliant!

Posted by pixelcatcher at April 19, 2005 1:58 PM

Absolutely Incredible Picture. I just found your site by accident really. I'm bookmarking it now.

Posted by Steve Crozier at April 26, 2005 8:20 PM

wonderful places. professional work. amazing picture.

Posted by Xiom at September 18, 2005 7:28 PM

Just my favorite !

Posted by NagChampa at October 23, 2005 2:36 PM

Nothing like a little abandonment and some rust to make a magical scene. And where nature left off, you took over nicely.

Posted by David Tinnon at November 23, 2005 5:19 AM

Wonderful shot. I grew up looking at this plant every day of my life. I remember when looking at the blue flame on top of those blast furnaces and listening to the constant rumble would lull me to sleep. Great job.

Posted by jdiaz at May 31, 2006 1:39 PM

Just found your site by accident. Now bookmarked! Your shoots are simply incredible! So Fu**** awesome!

PS: I am going to buy my first SLR-camera tomorrow (350D).

Posted by Christian (Denmark) at July 16, 2006 11:35 AM

I love this shot, that is a great example of exactly what I hope to find when I go to explore there. Was great meeting you the other day, stay in touch

Posted by Famous Josh at March 9, 2007 1:45 AM

Absolutely beautiful shot. Industrial wastelands can be quite eerie and evocative.

Posted by Mark Robertson at March 11, 2007 5:14 PM

Hi Kathleen.

Still love this shot... First time I noticed it was way be in 2004 and I still come back to see it now and then. Simply beautiful.

Tom

Posted by Tom B at June 5, 2010 9:35 PM
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