An Old Fashioned Water Tank

This is a water tank is in an old industrial section of Berkley, California. This area still has the railroad tracks that used to deliver the raw materials to places like the iron works building and the sheet metal factory. Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge of  two weeks ago inspired me to Point My Camera Upwards.

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Spring Has Sprung

Indeed, and all of a sudden, it seems. Though that frequently seems to be the nature of spring.

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Posted for Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge: Spring Has Sprung.

Setting Sun Illuminating a Construction Crane

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Posted for Debbie’s Six Word Saturday. Also posted for SueW’s Weekend Challenge: Leap. Now I could say that it would be one mighty large leap to jump from the ground upwards about 25 stories to land at the top of this construction crane. But it is more accurate to say that I am taking a photography course with homework assignments, which is causing me to take risks, break out of my comfort zone and take a leap of faith! Which of course is what artistic study is supposed to do. And it is definitely honing my technical skills!  These were sequential shots with the ISO set at 800 for both. The other settings:

Top photo: f/13,  1/4000
Bottom photo: f/11,  1/400

And yes, I did some post processing (which I wasn’t allowed to do for the homework assignments), but very, very little. I was quite pleased with the way they turned out!