Brooklyn Bridge

brooklyn bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

An iconic photograph of the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. The Brooklyn Bridge is a perfect location for many photographers in New York. New York Photography, fine art photography, travel photography, wedding photography, street photography and even portrait photography is popular on the Brooklyn Bridge. The iconic images of the Brooklyn Bridge are used a lot in posters and fine art prints that are hung as artwork. The Brooklyn Bridge not only represents Brooklyn as a whole, but also represents the entire NYC. The Brooklyn Bridge has to be one of the most recognizable bridges in the world.

It is always a pleasure to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge with a camera in hand and try to capture the bridge from a unique angle or try to capture an image of something that has been photographed for over 100 years. Throughout all of the changes that has happened in New York City in the past century, the Brooklyn Bridge has been one of the few things that has been a constant. From the photography taken while the bridge was being constructed to a modern color photographs like this one here, the bridge still looks the same and is an excellent subject for New York Photography.

Excerpt from Wikipedia – Brooklyn Bridge:

The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest bridges of either type in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. It has a main span of 1,595.5 feet (486.3 m), and was the first steel-wire suspension bridge constructed. It was originally referred to as the New York and Brooklyn Bridge and as the East River Bridge, but it was later dubbed the Brooklyn Bridge, a name coming from an earlier January 25, 1867, letter to the editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and formally so named by the city government in 1915. Since its opening, it has become an icon of New York City, and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964[6][8][9] and a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark in 1972.

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Daniel A. Norman

Daniel A. Norman (born 1980) is a visual artist and photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. Daniel is currently working on a New York Street Photography project. Daniel's work is held in corporate and private collections and has been exhibited internationally.