Description Goal was to Steam Punk-ify this drab equipment via Highlights & Midtones. Added Water color filter then amped color saturation, hue and vibrance.Several flights of metal stairs had to be climbed. This machinery replaced dozens of laborers who spent hours shoveling ores from railroad cars. With the Dumper equipment, the railroad cars could be locked in place and flipped sideways, dumping their contents in minutes.My only equipment was a small Nikon CoolPix camera, brought in case photos could be taken during 2018s last tour of the facility. Camera was hand held in that shadowy, overcast world
Sandra Gould Ford, Pittsburgh, PA Member Since March 2019 Artist Statement The Steel Genesis images recall a vanished industrial era along Pennsylvania's Monongahela River. These documentary as well as painterly, poignant and vivid photographs remind that genesis is a universal and personal experience.
Sandra Gould Ford worked in the last mill to make steel in the city of Pittsburgh. She presents arts experiences to encourage, refresh, enrich creative thinking and inspire. She is an author, photographer, contemplative artist and quilt maker. Her work has toured the country and is in both public and private collections. She is an active member of The Authors Guild and Science Fiction Writers of America. Sandra Gould Ford explores the human experience through the arts while sharing her skills and talents. For more information, visit: http://SandraGouldFord.com