Thursday, April 7, 2011

A Moment in Time

While sleuthing around the city of Milwaukee, I spied this interesting image. 
 It had all the qualities needed for good picture making - 
strong value contrasts, an interesting abstract composition, reflections,
 the juxtaposition of old and new architecture,
 and a great focal point -
 the window washing pair.
I studied the full range of gestures that were part of the washing and ladder moving,
looking for just the right moment......
the perfect instant.....
waiting to click!
In the end, patience and persistence rewarded me with a captured fleeting moment of time,
which is the wonder and beauty of photography.

ISO 100, 55mm, f/7.1, 1/100


  1. Oh, wonderful! You did capture a perfect gesture, you can tell you studied it! I love this whole composition - the contrast of the old and new architecture, along with the window washers. So fun! Thanks for linking in to Exploring with a Camera!

  2. Yes..patience and persistence was definitely your reward. Wonderful composition..and perfect 'moment' captured. Just click!

  3. What a wonderful example of waiting to click!

  4. I love that moment of waiting for the right shot, and then it arrives!

  5. Cool shot! Patience pays off!

  6. such a great everything about it!!

  7. Awesome shot!!!! Very different from what I have seen! I love it. Stopping by from Exploring the camera :o)

  8. This is so cool - great shot!