If you haven’t been to http://jakesprinters.wordpress.com/2012/11/17/sunday-post-architecture/#comments , and you like photography, and you need ideas for a short posts, Jake is your guy. I love this because even as amateur photographers everyone usually has tons of pictures that sit unseen by anyone but a file folder. This is a reason to open up those dusty folders, and pick out our best work.
Alien influence reigned supreme in the post-Roswell, New Mexico 1960s after aliens visited in 1947. They introduced everything round into architecture. Although the Space Needle is still grounded, it resembles a giant flying saucer, complete with windows all the way around. The top-rated restaurant makes one revolution per hour. If you go for dinner check to make sure your credit card is NOT maxed out before enter the man-operated elevator.
According to Wiki, the Needle was the tallest building west of the Mississippi when it first peeped its head out. It was built to withstand high winds, and you will definitely feel them if you go outside on the walk around the observation deck at about 500 feet above the street. But don’t worry. You are safe from structural calamity up to a gust of 201 mph. Ordinary gusts may be too great for your to keep a hold on your camera as you steady yourself against the ledge to get a great picture.
By the way I did not remove any of the color from this photograph which I took from my 15 story hotel room about a mile away from the Needle.
Here are some other challenges that I liked.
- Jake Sprinter’s Sunday Challenge: Architecture | Sandra Conner … By The Book – November 18, 2012
- Architecture: Jakesprinter Sunday Post Challenge | Artifacts and fictions – November 18, 2012
- sunday post: architecture « a nomad in the land of nizwa – November 18, 2012
- Sunday Post: Architecture « patriciaddrury – November 18, 2012
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