"Place, with a trace of humanity" Photography/Photo of the Day/Pittsburgh

The Carnegie Museum Fountains in Winter

Shooting a color photo that looks black and white is fun.  These pods looked chilly and the sounds of the water splashing gave a shiver right under my wool coat and scarf.

Ever watch kids play in fountains
in the summer months?
Not the day I shot this photograph/
and I doubt kids play in these
or if they do, I’m sure not for long.
Vigilant museum guards would
come out and put a halt to any splashing

February 1st after lunch on Professional Development Day.

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9 responses

  1. Mark

    Very cool!

    February 9, 2011 at 5:40 am

  2. Toni

    Brrrr!!! Looks frigid! Glad I’m inside!!!

    Our grandkids love the little water spray fountains in front of The Cheesecake Factory at The South Side Works! In the summer, of course!

    February 9, 2011 at 8:01 am

  3. Laura

    this makes me ready for summer

    February 9, 2011 at 8:10 am

  4. Gail radley

    They look like giant pies

    February 9, 2011 at 8:34 am

  5. erica

    “giant pies” and ballerinas :-)

    February 9, 2011 at 9:26 am

  6. Sue Reinfeld

    That is a great picture Ruth E.

    February 9, 2011 at 9:27 am

  7. Marlene

    Summer is coming.

    February 9, 2011 at 9:34 am

  8. Beth Piraino

    This is a beautiful and rather abstract photograph.

    February 9, 2011 at 12:36 pm

  9. Ellen

    I love the sight of the water fountain in winter. They look like they are dancing next to the snow pods.

    February 13, 2011 at 7:51 am

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