Saturday, October 1, 2011

Angel of Waters

Bethesda Fountain, Central Park, New York City

Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, New York City
"Angels descending, bring from above, echoes of mercy, whispers of love." Fanny J. Crosby
Today I am posting another picture from the Bethesda Terrace series. This is a picture of the world famous fountain that has appeared in several movies and is considered as a landmark in New York City. The Bethesda Fountain is also the main focal point in the Bethesda Terrace.

The 8 foot bronze statue is also known as the Angel of Waters and it stands above four cherubim which represent temperance, purity, health and peace. Looking at the fountain alone you can sense these four things at once, even if it's surrounded by chaotic tourists all rushing to get the perfect picture. 

This photograph was captured on my iPhone using the Hipstamatic app. Some minor editing was done in PS CS4. Settings for Hipstamatic were BlacKeys B&W/Lucifer IV

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