Pictures of the Year – South Brooklyn Network

It was a sluggish yr As a Outcome of of A particular pandemic yr. I’ve spent a lot of it indoors, no…….


It was a sluggish yr As a Outcome of of A particular pandemic yr. I’ve spent a lot of it indoors, not getting out as a lot as any of us liike. There have been some surprising pictures On this bizarre yr.

My absolute favourite of the yr is Freedom’s Hearth, An picture that Occurred As a Outcome of of arriving in Brooklyn and seeing the smoke crammed view from our ninth flooring rental Making an try to the Statue of Liberty and New Jersey Inside the west. I knew that the smoke from western forelaxation fires had reached our coast and The potential of intense photo voltaicsets was good. This was In all probability The biggest photo voltaicsets I’ve ever photographed, watching the photo voltaic drop completely behind Liberty and her torch from my Entrance room window. I nonetheless have goosebumps from watching this spectacular second.

Smokey photo voltaicset on July 22, 2021, in Gowanus, Brooklyn, silhouettes the Statue of Liberty. ©Mark D Phillips

The gallery of pictures takes you round New England for USSA Masters Ski Racing and again to Brooklyn as we proceed documenting the clear up of the Gowanus Canal, Definitely one of America’s dirtiest waterways. As A private enterprise, I documented my daughter’s final collegiate Area Hockey season at Nichols School in Massachusetts.

There was a partial Lunar Eclipse and there was a spectacular gathering of the planets in our photo voltaic system that allowed us to see Jupiter, Saturn and Venus in a diagonal throughout the Evening time sky.

The Curecanti Needle on Morrow Level Reservoir Inside the Black Canyon of the Gunnison River in Colorado is a location That additionally feels Faraway from humanity, A sense additionally felt at a relaxation space on Interstate 95 That Ought to have been mobbed with people, however felt Simply like the apocalypse thanks to the pandemic.

The scarcity of western water Is apparent Inside the empty basin of Blue Mesa Reservoir in Gunnison, CO, a testament to the lack of snowfall in 2021. The Supermax jail in Colorado homes most of America’s worst serial killers and terrorists, shot from the facet of A mud road.

The Hartford Roses play rugby and reduce no corners. And finally, my good friend Frank Manzi launched his new album at Thanksgiving, “Whispers of Grace,” with a launch celebration that was a spotlight of 2021.

We’ll all hope for a extra lively 2022.