Posts Tagged 'Statue of Liberty'

Long View – Zoomed Out Look At Famous Landmarks

zoomed-outFrom PolicyMic –

We’ve seen them in pictures and in guidebooks. The world’s most famous landmarks live in popular imagination in their idealized form, but it can be surprising to see them in person. While some landmarks can be even more awe-inspiring when you take in their natural surroundings, others have been swallowed up by sprawling cityscapes. In our perfection-obsessed society, it’s tempting to crop out distractions and focus on the main subject. But as these images show, it can be just as enlightening to see how a landmark fits into an environment, and how a tourist attraction sticks out from a natural landscape. Here are 15 zoomed-out photos of famous landmarks around the world:

Go to pics.

 

Hi-Res Photos Of Statue Of Liberty Construction [pics]

TheChive published a small set of fairly high resolution photos of the construction of the Statue of Liberty.

See all the pics HERE

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Statue Of Liberty Under Construction

assembly2_1smAn interesting page of photos showing the construction of the Statue of Liberty. Some background information is included.

Go THERE.


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