Pensacola Bay Bridge
I see the new Pensacola Bay Bridge construction at least four days a week, two to four times a day and I love it. It is amazing to see the construction so close as it is happening, especially since most of it is happening on the water with barges, cranes on barges, tug boats, the land based construction vehicles, and of course the actual workers.
Since there's really not any good vantage points to stop and snap a few pictures, other than risking your life and walking down the current bridge with all of the crazy traffic (which would also probably attract the attention of the police...), I decided to implement a technique I used in my Photo I class at Pensacola State College (thanks Jim and Chris).
The idea was to set the cameras aperture and manual focus and then hold the camera at window level while driving and snap away, but I quickly realized how unsafe that would be. So I figured out a way to set up my tripod on the passenger side and connected my remote release, then I crossed my fingers and snapped away as I drove down the east bound lane closest to the construction. I am very pleased with the results of two days of shooting this way and will probably continue this project until construction is complete.
Of course I converted the images to black and white as that is my preferred color pallet for fine art photographs. The images appear to be panoramic as I had to crop out the railing from the current bridge and construction barricades.
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