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

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fall

Tenth Street Bridge in Fall light on Monday morning on the way to school. You can see the Liberty Bridge behind the Tenth Street Bridge. Bridges and their construction fascinate me. This morning shot from the Birmingham Bridge (I pulled over and stopped with the flashers in the bike lane and there was almost no traffic) But the reflection in the Monongahela River is what made me stop. The river mirror-like this morning, so still. October is my favorite month to shoot and I am going to make a point of leaving for work earlier so I can catch the Autumn Dawn. How great it would have been if the trees had changed colors already but they are just beginning. And V I think I see Prospect Middle School up there on the left top of Mt. Washington (33 years of fortunate students) !!! Oh my.

16 responses

  1. connie

    Beautiful start to the day.

    September 27, 2011 at 6:15 am

  2. Lara

    Very cool Ruthie!!! My drive is not quite as exciting and has no beautiful sights.

    September 27, 2011 at 6:19 am

  3. The reflection is certainly breath- taking!

    September 27, 2011 at 7:06 am

  4. thirdhandart

    A beautiful, picturesque scene! Great capture!

    September 27, 2011 at 7:29 am

  5. Sue Reinfeld

    I love how you caught the 2 bridges.

    September 27, 2011 at 7:38 am

  6. Vincie

    This is a gorgeous shot! Another one to add to your one-woman show of Pittsburgh. And, yes, that is Prospect on the top of Mount Washington.

    September 27, 2011 at 8:14 am

  7. A beautiful sight well-photographed. In a nutshell, that’s why I come here.

    September 27, 2011 at 9:23 am

  8. Your students are lucky to have you as we are to have these wonderful pictures. Thanks, Jay

    September 27, 2011 at 9:38 am

  9. You’re lucky to have such great foliage, even if it hasn’t yet arrived!

    September 27, 2011 at 11:15 am

  10. Hootie

    That’s our beautiful Pittsburgh! Amazing picture,Rutie.

    September 27, 2011 at 12:35 pm

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  12. The reflections are wonderful, unusual in a river… great shot

    September 27, 2011 at 8:06 pm

  13. a lovely view – there is definitely fall in the air here!

    September 27, 2011 at 10:16 pm

  14. Very nice. It brings back memories of when I used to live and work in Pittsburgh.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:45 pm

  15. The graffiti on the closest bridge makes me a little sad; but the terrific structure of the distant bridge (and its’ wonderful reflection) makes up for it, Very cool.

    September 30, 2011 at 9:29 pm

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