Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #28: Curves

People are attracted to curves of architecture, because it give a smooth feeling, and sometimes the feeling of moving.

When Philip Johnson, a great architect, first visited the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, designed by Frank Gehry, he started to cry. …Something about the museum’s majestic curves moved him at an emotional level.

The $4 billion Oculus station (the World Trade Center Transportation Hub), designed by Santiago Calatrava, has some unique curves:

Emily Warren Roebling is recognized as a pioneering female engineer who made a great contribution to the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Today, 125,000 motor vehicles cross the Brooklyn Bridge each day, as do roughly 4,000 pedestrians and 2,600 cyclists.

Amsterdam Train Station:

If you stop at this spot in one of the canals in Amsterdam, you can capture all seven arches of the seven bridges:

Curves in nature give the feeling of moving. Antelope Canyon in Arizona is the most photographed slot canyon in America.

Thank you,Tina for hosting the Curves for Lens Artists Photo Challenge. Tina reminds us to pay attention to the beauty of curves “in nature, in architecture, on our roads and in our lives … just about everywhere if you think about it.” Visit her beautiful interpretation for this week’s challenge. 

Remember to tune in next week for Lens-Artists Challenge #29 on Patti’s Pilotfish blog.

Thank you for visiting!

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