Sunday, July 18, 2010

The Sights, Their Uses


Anyone familiar with the current appearance of Seattle's Space Needle will find this image arresting. It was taken some time in the 1961-62 period when the structure was being built in support of Seattle's hosting of the 1962 World's Fair.

Granted, you're supposed to begin with a bad photo to get the effect outlined here, but I think it works just as well with a good one:



Image via Vintage Seattle; photo credit goes to Josh Salwitz.

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