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Sunset at Waterworks Museum by LudaNayvelt
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Sunset at Waterworks Museum by 


Chestnut Hill , MA, USA
view on Waterworks Museum.
March 31, 2012

Nikon D5000 , tamron 18-250 with BW CP, 3 shots (-1,0,+1), handhold, at 18mm,hdr merged in Oleneo, CS5

The Waterworks Museum is located on the site of the original Chestnut Hill Reservoir and pumping station. By the 1880’s, Boston’s water system couldn’t keep up with the rapid growth of the city and its water needs. Chestnut Hill was identified as the location for a new reservoir and main pumping station. The original station was built in 1887, but by the 1890’s, it was clear that demand had quickly outstripped the ability to transport sufficient water. The need for more water resulted in the installation of increasingly powerful (and enormous!) pumping engines, which operated every day until the 1970’s, when the site was taken offline, and Boston’s water supply shifted to the Quabbin Reservoir. The Chestnut Hill Reservoir, however, is still used as a back-up source of water in case of emergencies.

5 Jul 2012 Feature on EXPLORE

5 Apr 2012
in 'HDR Photography (3 Photos per 24hr-day) MUST INCLUDE HDR DETAILS' Sunset at Waterworks Museum was featured in the group HDR Photography (3 Photos per 24hr-day) MUST INCLUDE HDR DETAILS

5 Apr 2012
in 'JUST FUN (Limit 2 per day)' Sunset at Waterworks Museum was featured in the group JUST FUN

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boston massachusetts, colorful, vivid, sunset, unique, win, landscape, ma, nature, clouds, water, ludanayvelt, hdr, museum, building, blue, orange, gold, red, yellow

Member of Boston Camera Club since 2009
Cameras used:Nikon D5100 , Nikon D5000 , Nikon D60, Panasonic DMC-Z57 (current), Canon PowerShotSX10 IS ( not currently using much) , Canon PowerShotSX3 IS

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  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltabout 2 years ago

  • 5 Apr 2012
    in 'JUST FUN (Limit 2 per day)' Sunset at Waterworks Museum was featured in the group JUST FUN

    – LudaNayvelt

  • NewfieKeith
    NewfieKeithabout 2 years ago

    Awesome Beautiful My Friend!!! Love it!!! Love the info :)

  • thank you my friend, I got couple new filters for my vacation, was testing them yesterday in my neighborhood

    – LudaNayvelt

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful presentation Luda, wonderful processing and details!!!!!…the perfect angle!!

  • Hi Kate, this place is by my home, I am tired to take same and same images. But I met a friend photographer and both was shooting the same object but with different gear. I was testing my new BW CP, comparing them to the cheapest filters. He with his point and shoot. He did not liked his shot, I upload my to RB basically for him to see the difference.

    – LudaNayvelt

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 2 years ago

    WOW!! Gorgeous!!!

  • Thank you so much for your kind words , Cheryl

    – LudaNayvelt

  • canonman99
    canonman99about 2 years ago

    super image Luda

  • thank you Dennis

    – LudaNayvelt

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...about 2 years ago

    What a beautiful image…

    Excellent work.

  • thank you Donna

    – LudaNayvelt

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckerabout 2 years ago

    Stunning…excellent capture :o)

  • Thanks for the wonderful comment!

    – LudaNayvelt

  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleabout 2 years ago

    The light, detail and colours are fabulous Luda. “Postcard perfect”

  • Thanks for the wonderful comment!

    – LudaNayvelt

  • Terence Russell
    Terence Russellabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful image! Lovely sunset!

  • Thanks for the wonderful comment!

    – LudaNayvelt

  • bazcelt
    bazceltabout 2 years ago

    wow, awesome work, and fascinating information.

  • Thanks for the wonderful comment!

    – LudaNayvelt

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