CITYSCAPE resembles a frozen movement; speed caught in time. It is a powerful means of communication, in many ways. If you look at it from a distance, pure movement seems to keep the volatile structure in the air. Sunrays play with the wooden beams; As a photographer I have a passion for cityscapes.
Prior to beginning construction, the Mackinac Bridge Authority hired Herman D. Ellis as the chief bridge photographer. His charge was to make a photographic record of the building of the Mackinac Bridge.
In this Oct. 1914 photo provided by the New York City Municipal Archives, painters are suspended from wires on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. Image by New York City Municipal Archives, Department of Bridges/Plant Structures, Eugene de Salignac / AP