Capture What Counts Photography

Day 299 – Paddle Monument

This is a portion of the National Steamboat Monument located here in Cincinnati.  The monument honors the steamer paddle boats that have long called the Ohio River home.  Here is the replica of the American Queen paddle wheel.  Photo is SOOC.

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25 responses

  1. I like the “looking up” pov on this shot.

    April 6, 2011 at 9:25 PM

    • Thank you Sasi. I’ve never been that close to it before and knew immediately that was the only shot to take 🙂

      April 7, 2011 at 12:44 PM

  2. Very cool! Great shot Bonnie! 🙂

    April 6, 2011 at 10:17 PM

  3. This looks huge, but maybe just the perspective? Very cool shot. (Oh, my…I’m so far behind on blog surfing)!

    April 6, 2011 at 10:37 PM

    • Thanks Lisa. It is a pretty large paddle wheel, but I think the perspective does make it look larger than life 🙂

      April 7, 2011 at 12:45 PM

  4. Great perspective on this shot!

    April 7, 2011 at 3:29 AM

    • Thank you Nigel, and thanks for visiting!

      April 8, 2011 at 8:06 AM

  5. Great shot Bonnie! I agree with Sasi, the perspective on this one is what makes it!

    April 7, 2011 at 8:53 AM

  6. Nice composition! Beautiful contrast between the colors too.

    April 7, 2011 at 12:05 PM

  7. Thank you Ms. Pearl 🙂

    April 7, 2011 at 12:46 PM

  8. I LOVE THIS!!!!!!! Very cool how you put your name on the photo too 🙂

    April 7, 2011 at 3:29 PM

    • Thanks Whitney! I did the name in Picnik 🙂

      April 8, 2011 at 8:06 AM

  9. What an awesome perspective, I almost like it over the gorgeous flowers. A close second.

    April 7, 2011 at 10:46 PM

  10. No way that photo is SOOC. Awesome shot!

    April 7, 2011 at 11:29 PM

    • Haha! I promise it’s SOOC! I took 18 different shots, and this one came out exactly how I wanted 🙂

      April 8, 2011 at 8:07 AM

  11. Awesome Bonnie…wonderful perspective, a perfect crop…and SOOC….perfect!

    April 8, 2011 at 1:29 AM

    • Thanks Schleefy…no crop though, I just got lucky. I took 18 different shots, and this one happened to be “the one.”

      April 8, 2011 at 8:08 AM

  12. Elizabeth

    Great perspective. I love the vivid colors.

    April 8, 2011 at 1:39 AM

    • Thanks Sweetie! I sure hope you come back to your blog soon…I miss it!

      April 8, 2011 at 8:08 AM

  13. Tammy

    WOWZER, very, very cool…loving this! 🙂

    April 8, 2011 at 7:14 PM

  14. I love the PoV, nicely captured!

    April 22, 2011 at 3:30 PM

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