Monday, April 4, 2011

Great River Park

Same place as yesterday.

Great River Park is part of the riverfront park system along the Connecticut River in East Hartford.  In this image, I am looking upriver, to Hartford's downtown.

25 comments:

EG Wow said...

I really like the light in this shot, Jack. I feel like I'm being drawn into this photo.

Cezar and Léia said...

wow impressive shot, lots of water there!
Léia

Dianne said...

Great capture - sort of rural in the foreground and city in the distance.

Halcyon said...

Wow! I was about to say the water looks high, but then I read yesterday's post. Sorry your walking trails are temporarily out of order!

Sharon said...

Beautiful skyline in the background. This makes me wonder how long the flooding will last.

Kate said...

Your flooding must be similar to ours in MN. This morning's paper had a list of those areas where water has receded and where others are becoming flood stage. Every spring, or so it seems. A price paid for living near rivers, but would we have it any other way? I do know, tho, that living in a flood plain is to be avoided.

Lois said...

This did look quite distressing until I read the narrative! Hopefully all will be back to normal soon. I like that tower in the picture from yesterday.

Farmchick said...

Wow! Hopefully things will be back down to normal quite soon. Love the lighting in this photo.

Dawn said...

Make sure you give as an "AFTER" shot when all that H2O disappears? (By the way...your sky looks VERY familiar;))

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

As the snow melts, massive amounts for sure, there will be much flooding across the US. This is a great shot framing the downtown skyline with the still bare trees. It almost looks like a coastal area.

Bises,
Genie

joo said...

I agree with EG Wow - the light is beautiful!

Fotografia Digital said...

Belissimo blog, bravo!!!

Randy said...

I hope that is the worst of it. I would love to see a shot of the same spot after the water has receded.

Sylvia K said...

Terrific shot as always, Jack! Hope things begin to clear up soon! I, too, would love to see a shot of the same area after the water has receded. Hmmmm your skies look very familiar!! Just like ours here!!! Hope your week is off to a great start!

Sylvia

Anonymous said...

Is that a little sun reflected in the water or a light?

Nice shot.

It was snowing just an hour ago here. Some of it is sticking but only a light covering. Sheesh.

Gina

Cindy said...

Nice shot, hope things dry out soon!

VP said...

It is not easy to see this as a park!

youth_in_asia said...

A lot of interesting things going on in this picture. The sky is interesting (foreboding), the skyline is striking and, of course, the flooded park. Glad to hear that it's designed to handle that. At first glance, it looks like it could be worse.

cieldequimper said...

Thank you very much for the explanations.
So... okay, I don't want to live there, but it's a crying shame...

RedPat said...

Lovely shot although I guess not much fun for those who live nearby.

Malyss said...

Yesterday you said "usual spring flood".;Does it mean it's the same very year?!Living in a place where we rather have no water enough, it' sound so strange to me..

JM said...

Living in a place where it never snows, this is something that never crosses my mind... Amazing, Jack!

Regina K said...

I like how you composed this shot, trees, river, city. Nice.

Sequim Daily Photo said...

That stop sign really shows how far up it is too, can't believe all that water. That tree on the left is pretty cool looking against that sky.

jennyfreckles said...

I'm going backwards through your posts so have the advantage of your explanation. I never thought about where all that meltwater might go - glad there's a plan! As to this photo, it's wonderfully moody, great composition.